The Cabinet of Ministers yesterday approved a proposal made by Minister Mahinda Amaraweera, Chairman of the Cabinet Subcommittee, to implement several recommendations to provide relief to the affected people of Uma Oya project.
Cabinet of Ministers this week approved a joint proposal made by Minister Faizer Musthafa and Minister Sagala Rathnayake to implement several immediate steps for the prevention of irregular waste disposal in Colombo and suburbs and Dengue prevention.
A ceremony to appoint 400 Buddhist monks and community leaders as Justices of Peace was held yesterday (18th July) at the Ministry of Buddha Sasana under the patronage of Minister Wijayadasa Rajapakshe.
The launching ceremony of the book titled “People of Sri Lanka” published by the Ministry of National Co-existence, Dialogue and Official Languages was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (18th July) at the BMICH.
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday approved disbursement of the equivalent of SDR 119.894 million (about USD 167.2 million) to Sri Lanka, following the completion of a second review of Sri Lanka’s economic performance.
Sri Lankan community in Dubai and the Northern Emirates donated AED 58,150 (Approximately Rs.2, 500, 000) in cash in addition to four consignments of essential items for the flood affected people of Sri Lanka.