The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has decided to work with the Sri Lankan government in assisting the families of those reported missing during the nearly three-decade long separatist conflict in the country, foreign ministry said.
President Maithripala Sirisena will leave for Germany on an official visit .
President Maithripala Sirisena appointed Jayantha Wijerathna, a senior officer of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service as Secretary of the Ministry of City Planning & Water Supply, President Media Unit said.
Indian fisher unions met in Rameshwaram today and decided to resort to an indefinite protest from 28 February in front of the Sri Lankan embassy in Chennai demanding release of fishermen and boats seized by the island’s navy, foreign media reported.
A suspect arrested in connection with a child molestation case was rushed to hospital after he allegedly attempted commit suicide inside the prisoner holding cell at the Ambalantota Police Station on Friday night.
Two persons were arrested from separate locations along with seven-plus grams of Heroin at Welikada and Maligawatte on Friday night police said.
Four persons including two Sri Lankan born foreign nationals and a brother and sister died on the spot in separate road accidents at Galle and Puttalam yesterday, police said.
Three foreign naval vessels from the Sultanate of Oman and South Africa have docked in at the Colombo Port on good will visits, the navy said today.
President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized that the Government will not enter into any agreement , which will endanger the local economy and the culture of the country.