The Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi unveiled the rock-carved Buddha statue at the Nagadeepa Purana RajamahaViharaya yesterday (26th Jan). Accordingly, this rock-carved Buddha statue which is under the sheltering of ‘Muchalinda Naga Raja’ will be now open for the reverence of the devotees who visit the temple.
After our country controlled the price of drugs America has also started it. President Donald Trump has said that his country too will start the price controlling of drugs, said Minister of Health,Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr.Rajitha Senarathna.
“This is a major step by our Foreign Ministry and our capable Minister Samaraweera since the time the Foreign Ministry was established in 1948” said Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen yesterday (26th Jan) in Jaffna.
The necessity of a drinking water supply project was emphasized by State Minister of Fisheries Dilip Vedarachchi during a discussion held with a Korean team of delegates. He stated that under the government program"Dawn of Three years in the Era of sustainability" and “Blue Economy”, a program to convert sea water in to drinking water shall be implemented to ensure the water facilities to the fisher community.
Sri Lanka Navy's Inshore Patrol Craft (IPC) Construction Project received ISO 9001:2015 standards by the Sri Lanka Standards Institution at the ISO certificate awarding ceremony held at the Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake Audititium at SLNS Parakrama on Tuesday (24th Jan).
The proposal for the national policy on general education which includes the proposals on the reforms in the education sector of the country was presented to President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (26thJan) at the President’s Official Residence.
Sri Lanka Institute for Development Administration (SLIDA) and the Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) signed a MoU to empower the public sector with IT knowledge with the purpose of making ‘A Digitalized Sri Lanka’ a reality.