(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Task Force Committee entrusted with COVID–19 control has proposed to the President to reopen Sri Lanka’s airports for foreign tourists from 1st August as the country is gradually returning to normalcy, President’s Media Division said."Re-opening Sri Lanka’s airports for tourists from 1st August proposed"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The government is considering to formulate a new mechanism to repatriate Sri Lankans who are stranded or faced with various difficulties in the wake of COVID–19 pandemic, the President’s Media Division said today."New mechanism to repatriate Overseas Sri Lankans affected by COVID-19"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A consignment of drugs procured from several States and moved close to the shoreline in Ramanathapuram district, for smuggling to Sri Lanka by boat, has been intercepted by the Indian police on Thursday."Large-scale drug racket operated through Sri Lanka busted in India"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – India today has assured Sri Lanka all possible support to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 pandemic and accelerate Indian-funded development projects."India assures Sri Lanka all possible support to mitigate effects of COVID-19 pandemic"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has said that a Presidential Task Force will be appointed under the Defense Secretary to conduct a comprehensive survey of archaeological sites in the East and to take measures to preserve them, President’s Media Division said."Presidential Task Force to protect archaeological sites"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – India has made arrangements to repatriate the Indian nationals stranded in Sri Lanka with the restrictions imposed on international travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the High Commission of India in Colombo said."India repatriates nationals stranded in Sri Lanka, by air and ship"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has vowed he will not permit officers and other ranks who fought in the separatist war to be discredited and emphasized he will not hesitate to withdraw from international organisations that seek to do so."President will withdraw Sri Lanka from International Organisations which seek to discredit War Veterans"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The annual remembrance ceremony for the fallen servicemen in the Armed Forces, Police and Civil Security Department will be held at the Battaramulla National War Heroes’ Monument this afternoon."Eleventh anniversary of the end of the seperatist war today"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says he does not expect the state institutions to be politicized, but to be developed to improve efficiency and generate income."Sri Lanka President expects state entities to generate income, not engage in politics"