Sunil De Silva presented credentials to the President of Angola, Jose Eduardo Dos Santos as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sri Lanka to the Republic of Angola with residence in Pretoria, in the capital Luanda on 28th November.
Embassy of Sri Lanka in Lebanon together with the Ministry of Law, Order, and Southern Development and the Department of Police Sri Lanka organized ‘Chamathkaraye Sathkaraya’ Contemporary Sri Lankan art exhibition in Lebanon to facilitate young disabled artist Pradeep De Silva, a former sub-inspector who is determined to assist seven other police officers who had been permanently disabled in line of official duties.
Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, will add Sri Lankan capital city, Colombo, to its network of destinations with the upcoming launch of 5 weekly flights to/from Bandaranaike International Airport from 19th January, 2017.
SriLankan Airlines will consolidate its traditional positioning as the largest airline operation in the Maldives, by commencing services to Gan Island on 1st December 2016, in the Indian Ocean island nation. Thus SriLankan Airlines will become the only airline to operate international flights to Gan International Airport, with four flights per week.
Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Republic of Lebanon, Reethisri Rakthiya Kumari Wijeratne Mendis presented Credential to the, President of the Republic of Lebanon Michel Aoun at the Official Residence of the President (Baabda Palace) in Beirut on Wednesday 16th November 2016.
Department of Census and Statistics (DCS) yesterday introduced the tab computer based ‘Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing method’ (CAPI) for its surveys at Water’s Edge, Battaramulla under the patronage of the Secretary to the Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure Wasantha Deshapriya.
The Government entered into a loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank to obtain a loan of USD 250 million from the Ordinary Capital Resources Fund of the Asian Development Bank to implement the Capital Market Development Program in Sri Lanka.