The United States Embassy in Colombo warned visiting citizens to Sri Lanka to avoid travelling alone in tuk-tuks after a spate of reported sexual harassment complaints.
The incidence of dengue fever has increased in the Kalutara district.
Sri Lanka is to kick-start the process of setting up a solar power plant in Trincomalee following discussions with India, which is partnering the Government in the initiative, Indian media reported.
Northern Provincial (NP) Councillors Ananthi Sasitharan and K.
Four new envoys including three ambassadors and a High Commissioner presented credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s House yesterday, Presidential Secretariat said.
Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the USA, Prasad Kariyawasam, who has been a member of the UN Committee on Migrant Workers since its inception in March 2004, and the first Chair of the Committee , was re-elected for the fourth time at the Election held at the UN in New York yesterday at the 8th Meeting of State Parties to the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, a statement from Foreign Ministry said.
President Maithripala Sirisena is to meet with protestors of the Uma Oya Multipurpose Project on Friday evening, local media reported.
President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces promoted the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crisanthe De Silva to the rank of General to be effective from yesterday and appointed him as the Chief of Defence Staff, Army said.
Life in Bandarawela town has come to a standstill today with a major protest over effects of the Uma Oya multipurpose project.