Sri Lanka Navy opened two more Reverse Osmosis (RO) Plants installed at the Kebithigollewa Police Station, and fishing hamlet in Padaviya, for community use yesterday (12th Jan.).
The migrant workers who left for South Korea for employment in 2016 has increased by 32 percent compared to 2015. In 2016 a total of 6,629 left for employment while it was only 5,007 in 2015.
Mainly fair and dry weather with colder nights and mornings expected to continue over most parts of the island. Ground frost can be expected at some places in the Nuwara-Eliya district, in the early hours of the morning.
Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne had instructed Colombo National Hospital Director General Dr. Anil Jasinghe to ban heart stent sales representative from entering into the hospital premises.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today (12th Jan.) participated in a ceremony to vest the 'Gajasamaragama' Udagama in Lunugamwehera with Public.
Minister of Health Dr. Rajitha Senarathne requested the provincial Health Ministers to properly use the money allocated for the development of the provincial council hospitals.
The European Commission proposed to grant GSP+ concessions to back to Sri Lanka.
The import of canned fish to Sri Lanka has decreased by 16.2 per cent in 2016.
Minister of Health, Nutrition, and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senarathe said that he would take necessary steps to prevent the eye lens racket and to provide eye lenses for lower prices.
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne made an inspection visit at the Port of Hambantota yesterday (11th Jan.).