Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi graced the Armed Forces Remembrance Day and Poppy Ceremony held at the War Memorial at the Vihara Maha Devi Park in Colombo yesterday (13th Nov.).
“The Government and the people of Sri Lanka join me in congratulating you on your victory”, said President Maithripala Sirisena sending a congratulatory message to the President-elect of the US, Mr. Donald Trump.
It gives me great pleasure to congratulate you on your victory at the historic election held on November 8th, to become the 45th President of the United States of America, said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in his congratulatory message to newly elect US President Donald Trump.
The Government emphasized that the tense situation occurred on Tuesday (07th Nov.) at the Presidential Secretariat premises and the surrounding area, is a conspiracy against the Government, which intended to create a division between the Government and the War Heroes as well as to cause inconvenience to the Government, despite the agreement to provide the pension benefits to the differently-abled War Heroes.
The Health Ministry has received 82 complaints about errant pharmacies from the public through the hotlines and all of them were investigated and solved said Health Services Director General Dr. Palitha Mahipala.