Government has decided to commence an internal airline service with the Sri Lanka Air Force under the Public-Private partnership, Co-Cabinet spokesman, Minister of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Gayantha Karunathilake said.
The Government announces that it will enforce the law strictly against persons who stormed into the opening of the multi-purpose building at Mawaramandiya, Biyagama and behaved in a disruptive manner. The building was constructed under provisions allocated under the “Puraneguma” project of the Ministry of Provincial Councils and Local Government. It was to be opened under the patronage of Provincial Councils and Local Government Minister Faiser Mustapha, State Minister for Defence Ruwan Wijewardene, Western Province Chief Minister IsuraDevapriya. A group of persons who stormed into the premises beforehand had tried to open it indiscriminately. Former Chairman of the Biyagama Pradeshiya Sabha and few of its members have been the leaders of that group.
Foreign delegates attending the Galle Dialogue - 2016 in Colombo, called on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne to express their thanks for the Sri Lanka Navy's flag ship event, the Galle Dialogue.
Office for National Unity and Reconciliation (ONUR) while appreciating the arrest of two individuals from two different communities, accused of hate speech and for inciting racism, urges the relevant authorities to take appropriate action against all such incidents regardless of the social status, ethnic /religious background or political affiliations of the perpetrators.