A team of 30 Army Commandos on the directions of the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva were airlifted to Laggala - Matale on Sunday (26th Feb.) afternoon to help rescue operations involved in a quarry at one phase of the Moragahakanda project.
Prevailing Dry Weather has affected people in 16 districts while a number of acres of agricultural lands is being destroyed and that extent of land is being assessed at the Divisional Secretariat level, said the Minister of Disaster Management Anura Priyadarshana Yapa.
The prime expectation and the noble vision of all religions is to promote spiritual and moral well-being of humankind. All their religious rituals and celebrations recall those core values ofreligious teachings.
Department of Census and Statistics (DCS) recently launched the report of the Child Activity Survey 2016 conducted in assistance with the International Labor Organization (ILO). The previous such surveys were conducted in 1999 and 2008/09.
Political issues prevailing in the country for over 30 -40 years due to the difference in religion and nationality cannot be resolved over night and the progress of discussions recently initiated in this regard is visible at present, said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesighe.
Department of Census and Statistics, on 17 November 2016 conducted the Census of Public and Semi Government Sector Employment 2016 which is the eighth in a series of censuses conducted by the Department (DCS).