Russian Search and Rescue Vessel, Igor Belousov arrived at the Port of Colombo today on a goodwill visit, the Navy said.
The main saltern in Hambantota has been expanded by a further 20 acres.
A large stock of 'Kothala Himbutu' valued at over 20 million rupees has been seized by police in Vavuniya.
The planned March from Kandy to Colombo organized by the Joint Opposition was one aimed at dividing the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and was not a challenge to the Government, United National Party (UNP) MP Nalin Bandara said today.
President Maithripala Sirisena declared open the Mangrove Museum established in Pabbala, Chilaw and launched the Sri Lanka Mangrove Conservation Program yesterday marking the World Mangrove Day.
Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena has won cabinet approval for a new scheme pertaining to foreign trips by public representatives (elected politicians) and public officials, due to various issues earlier.
With the official visit of Canadian Foreign minister this week to Sri Lanka after thirteen years, the Canadian government is to convey in person its commitment to helping Sri Lanka further strengthen its democracy and attain lasting peace for all of its citizens.
The Government will build 1682 new houses at a cost of Rs.
Lanka Teachers Union staged a protest opposite the Education Ministry protestin against the issues surrounding that of Principal services which have gone unresolved.