Construction work of the apartment complex consisting of 100 houses, a donation from Chinese government for the Aranayake landslide victims will begin today (16th Jan.).
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will leave for Switzerland today to attend the World Economic Summit to be held in Davos City from 17 to 21 January.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe participated at the Fairway National Literary Awards – 2016 held in Galle.
Minister of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Gayantha Karunathilake yesterday paid his last respect to late artist Deepal Silva at his residence in Kiribathgoda.
Former world-class cricketer Roshan Mahanama at the request of the Army sponsored the establishment of a new school in Weherathenna village in Vavuniya district.
Security Force Headquarters -Jaffna (SFHQ - J) on Saturday (14th Jan.) facilitated the fishing community in Urani, Thaiddi (East) and Nallinakkapuram to resume their livelihood after 27 years.
Excise Department has announced 19 selected days in 2017 where the sale of liquor is banned.
Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera will visit Sweden at the invitation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden, Margot Wallström, from 17-18 January 2017.
Mainly fair and dry weather with colder nights and mornings are expected to continue over most parts of the island.
A national Fisheries policy to protect, manage and develop the fisheries sector has commenced with the financial and technical support of Norway.