Secretary to the Ministry of Provincial Council and Local Government Kamal Padmasiri has sent a letter to the Chairman of the Committee on Delimitation Appeals investigation Ashoka Peris requesting to submit its final report as soon as possible.
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Rome together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rome, the Motor Traffic Department in Italy and Sri Lankan Motor Traffic authorities renewed the Bilateral Agreement for Mutual Recognition of Driving Licenses between Italy and Sri Lanka.
Outgoing Tajikistani President Emamoli Rahman was presented the official photo collection of his state visit of Sri Lanka by the Director General of Government Information Dr. Ranga Kalansooriya yesterday at Hilton, Colombo.
Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake reiterates the need to set up a centralized unit under his ministry to review the overheads of different government ministries. The minister point out that setting up the centralized unit under the Ministry of Finance is more pragmatic. Minister Karunanayake stated this during a meeting which was held on December 14 with the participation of secretaries of all government ministries at the Ministry of Finance. The discussion was centered on how to implement the proposals made by Budget 2017.
A pension scheme will be introduced for artists by Sri Lanka Social Security Board with the support of the Department of Cultural Affairs, said the Chairman of the Social Security Board Keerthi Suranjith Mawallage.