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Unscrupulous sugar vendors warned of penalties irrespective of status – State Minister Janaka Wakkumbura

  If vendors try to sell sugar at prices above the Government controlled maximum price on imported sugar, such unscrupulous traders will be punished irrespective of...

Special concessions to new international airlines landing at Mattala – Minister Prasanna Ranatunga

A special concessionary package will be introduced for International Airlines when register with the Mattala Mahinda Rajapaksa International Airport to operate scheduled flights, says Tourism...

COPE holds a special meeting in Parliament

A special meeting of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) was held in Parliament Sept; (21) under the chairmanship of Prof. Charitha Herath. A number...

The Foreign Ministers of Sri Lanka and Australia meet on the eve of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris met his Australian counterpart Marise Payne in New York and discussed avenues for enhanced cooperation on a wide spectrum of...

Covid death figures reported today 21.09.2021

Covid death figures reported today 21.09.2021

Number of new infections reported today - First report - 918

Number of new infections reported today - First report - 918

Hon. Speaker endorses the certificate on the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka Bill

The Hon. Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena endorsed his certificate on the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka Bill today (21).

Jayantha Ketagoda sworn in as a Member of Parliament

Jayantha Ketagoda, was sworn in as a Member of Parliament today (21) before the Hon. Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena.

Sri Lanka vaccinates 50 per cent of total population, covering over 10 million with both doses

Sri Lanka reached an important milestone today with 50% of the population fully vaccinated.

Current Affairs

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s special address to the nation

 President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s special address to the nation

Hajj Message

The Hajj festival is a spiritual celebration that displays the spirit of mutual understanding, compassion and exchange of fond greetings among the Islamdevotees the world...

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa Addresses the 77th Session of UNESCAP

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, today via a video message, addressed the opening segment of the 77th Session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission...

Nekath Seettuwa’ presented to President

Following the ancient customs and traditions, the ‘Nekath Seettuwa’, the table of auspicious times for this year’s Sinhala and Tamil New Year was presented to...

National ‘Aluth Sahal Mangalya’ held under President’s patronage

The National ‘Aluth Sahal Mangalya’ (New Rice Festival) one of the most venerated ancient agricultural rituals to offer the maiden harvest of Maha season to...

Coherent strategy to boost local apparel industry

Garment owners assure President of meeting export targets

B2B Meetings to Connect Sri Lankan Exporters of Avocado & Passion Fruit with High-End Supermarkets in Mumbai

The Sri Lanka Consulate General in Mumbai together with the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) successfully connected Sri Lankan fresh fruits exporters (avocado and passion...

I invite everyone to join in a national effort to mobilize public opinion against corruption and waste- President’s 73rd Independence Day speech

  I invite everyone to join in a national effort to mobilize public opinion against corruption and waste President Gotabaya Rajapaksa addresses the nation at the 73rd...

President explores possibility of rapidly adding “renewable energy” to national power supply

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa examined the possibility of rapidly adding renewable energy sources such as wind, solar and natural gas to the power grid.

Full text of the address to the nation by His Excellency the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Full text of the address to the nation by His Excellency the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa broadcast over all television and radio channels on 18.11. 2020

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