(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), the electricity sector regulator, today opened the path for public to comment on issues pertaining to an electric vehicle charging stations (EVCS) and its users in order to identify and draft the required regulatory tools."PUCSL CALLS, PUBLIC VIEWS ON ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATION REGULATION"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – President Maithripala Sirisena has removed Deputy Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs Arundika Fernando from his Ministerial portfolios."President removes Arundika Fernando from Deputy Minister post"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The first flag to launch the Flag Week to mark the National Prisoners’ Day which falls on September 12 was pinned on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (Sep. 12)."First flag pinned on President, marking Flag Week of National Prisoners’ Day"
After many months of fraught discussions and stiff opposition from political parties and citizens alike, Sri Lanka on Saturday (29) forged ahead with the signing of a billion-dollar deal with a Chinese State firm to take over the Hambantota Port. China Merchants Port Holdings Co., the state-owned Chinese port operator, has agreed to pay $1.12 billion for a 70% stake of Hambantota port leased for 99 years. The Chinese firm in a joint venture with SLPA…"The Hambantota takeover"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – National Freedom Front Leader (NFF), Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa was further remanded till April 3. He was remanded in connection to the misuse of Government vehicles. Keeping up to date with breaking news while you are on the move is simple with the Lankapuvath SMS alert service. Type: REG (space) LP and send to 2299 *Please note this service is for Mobitel users only."Wimal Weerawansa further remanded"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The US Navy Ship ‘Fall River’ belonging to the US Pacific Command arrived at the Port of Hambantota with partner military and non-government personnel from the United States, Australia, and Japan, onboard. Accordingly, they inaugurated the 12th assignment of Pacific Partnership in Hambantota in a bid to further enhance regional partnerships among member states."US Navy Ship ‘Fall River’ departs from Hambantota"
(MUMBAI, LANKAPUVATH) – A British woman, arrested along with seven others including four Sri Lankans and three Britons in Mumbai earlier this month has helped two Sri Lankans to smuggled into the UK with fake passports in January, according to a report in Times of India."British woman arrested in Mumbai helped trafficking Lankans to UK"