(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Central Bank of Sri Lanka announces that Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy, Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka has been named Central Bank Governor of the Year, South Asia, by the Global Capital at Global Capital Markets Awards ceremony in Washington DC on 14th October, which coincides with the World Bank-IMF Annual meetings."Dr. Coomaraswamy: CB Governor of the Year, South Asia"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized the need for further expanding economic relations between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. He made this statement when Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Ms. Tehmina Janjua called on him at the Presidential Secretariat today (October 17)."President urged Pakistan to invest in sugar and cement industries"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –State Minister of Foreign Affairs Vasantha Senanayake led the Sri Lanka Delegation to the 4th International Our Oceans Conference, which was held in Malta from 5th – 6th October."State Minister attends the ‘International Our Oceans’ Conference"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A little girl, M.N. Amani Raidha, aged 07, came to Colombo with her parents from Badulla to meet the President."A little girl from Badulla thrilled to meet President"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The report, which compiled the recommendations for speedy and effective implementation of criminal justice was presented to President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, yesterday (12th Oct.)."Report on speedy justice recommendations presented"
(BONN, LANKAPUVATH) – Guidelines to ensure marine animals are better protected from boat-based wildlife watching will be presented at a major migratory species summit in Manila later this month."COP12 to Offer Guidelines for Boat-Based Wildlife Watching"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Steps have been taken to create 100 Wi-Fi zones in the Colombo city as a first step of the island wide program of providing free Wi-Fi. By now the Colombo Municipal Council has initiated to setting up 20 Wi-Fi zones within the city and more than 10 Wi-Fi zones are already running."Providing Free Wi-Fi for The Public"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Three Bills to change the composition of members in Municipal Councils, Urban Councils and Pradeshiya Sabhas were signed by Parliamentary Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today(12)."Municipal Councils, Urban Councils, Pradeshiya Sabhas Amendment Bill signed by Speaker"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The inauguration ceremony of the program to conserve the catchment areas and ‘Vanaropa’ National Tree Planting Program held yesterday (Oct. 11) near the Kandethenna Tank, Delthota, Kandy."‘Vanaropa’ National Tree Planting Programme under President’s patronage"