The Consular Affairs Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be organizing a Mobile Consular service in the vicinity of Nallur Temple, Jaffna from August 28 to 31 to coincide with the festival of Nallur Temple, the mininstry said.
The Office for National Unity & Reconciliation (ONUR) in partnership with the Department of Official Languages launched the website for Bilingual and Trilingual Resources Pool which allows public institutions to have access to qualified translators in ensuring language rights of all citizens, a statement from the institute said.
Visa international on Thursday opened its Colombo office - the second in the region of South Asia.
A Colombo based businessman Sakeem Sulaiman who was abducted by unidentifed group early this week found dead in Hemmathagama road, Mawanella, police said.
Naval personnel attached to SLNS Vijayaba in Nilaweli and the lifesavers of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard rescued three persons who were drowning in the seas off Gopalpuram on Tuesday,navy said.
A Scot is due in court in Sri Lanka over a nightclub brawl with the son of a former government minister in the country in 2014.
Four large ships arrive at the same time to the Colombo Port’s Jaya Container Terminal (JCT) of the Sri Lankan Ports Authority, the Ministry of Port and Shipping said.
Government will seek support from the public-private partnership (PPP) to extend the prevailing forest density from 29 per cent to 32 per cent, Deputy Minister of Mahaweli Development and Environment Anuradha Jayarathne said.
Two local fishermen who were illegally transferring sea cucumbers in the coastal area of Erambugodella yesterday arrested by Naval personnel attached Northwestern Naval Command in Kalpitiya.