Following the vision of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, of enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery to the public, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will open a Regional Consular Office in Jaffna tomorrow (26 Jan.).
The European Investment Bank will provide EUR 50 million to support improvement and expansion of sewage networks across Colombo. The new loan will help Colombo Municipal Council to achieve its goal of providing full sanitation coverage to benefit people living and working in the greater Colombo area. The new EIB loan is European Investment Bank’s first ever support for water investment in Sri Lanka and the first loan for public sector investment agreed with the new post civil-war government.
International challenges ahead of the country should be faced by all communities together as Sri Lankans, said Minster of Provincial Council and Local Government Faizer Musthapa this Morning in Vavuniya.
Minister of Health Dr. Rajitha Senarthne sending a letter to all Cabinet, State, and Provincial Chief Ministers has requested to take necessary steps to implement a program on 24th January to inspect all public institutions, where an outstanding rise of dengue mosquitoes is reported.
There will be a lack of rain fall leading to a severe a drought during the coming three months and the public is asked to use water and electricity carefully, said Minister of Disaster Management Anura Priyadarshana Yapa.