President Maithripala Sirisena requested all the University Students’ Associations not to engage in activities which disrupt their education, till solutions are provided for any issue, as currently the Government is being engaged with all the relevant parties to provide a satisfactory solution to every party regarding private medical colleges.
President Maithripala Sirisena said that he had never made arbitrary decisions when it comes to appointments in the judiciary. He further said that the recent appointment of a High Court judge which led to controversy was done following a request made by the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL).
Blood Transfusion Center in the Tangalle Base hospital established with Netherland assistance was opened by the Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senarathne on Tuesday (14th Feb.).
Ceylon Fisheries Corporation (CFC) was established in 1967 and was incapable of making profits over a period of nearly 5 decades. It was proposed to be closed down last year but, the current government took measures to operate it under a new management.
Attorney-At-Law Thusira Malawwethanthri was handed over his letter of appointment as the new Director General of the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation yesterday (15th Feb.) by the Minister of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Gayantha Karunathilake at the Ministry Premises.
Sri Lanka and Australia yesterday (15th Feb.) signed several Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) on Sport Development co-operation and Economic co-operation at the Parliament premises in Canberra in the presence of the Prime Ministers of both countries.