Minister of Law, Order, and Southern Development Sagala Rathnayake on Saturday looked into the health condition of the police and the STF officers, who were injured during the Hambantota protest and admitted to Hambantota hospital.
Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera will undertake an official visit to the United Kingdom on 9-14 January 2017. This is the first high-level visit from Sri Lanka to the UK, since the appointment of the new Government of Prime Minister Theresa May following the Brexit vote in July 2016.
The newly appointed Defence Attaché of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Sri Lanka, Senior Colonel Xu Jianwei paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters yesterday (4th January).
The government has launched many programs to treat drug addicts and there are plans to introduce an amnesty period for drug addicts to rehabilitate themselves on their own said Project Director, President Task Force for Drug Control Dr Samantha Kumara Kithalawarachchi.