The UK All Party Parliamentary Group, which is in the island on a visit from 3rd- 8th January, visiting the Northern Province has expressed their satisfaction over the development in the Northern Province.
Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Dr. Rajitha Senaratne has taken steps to reduce fee for drug registration, new product registration and licensing under National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA).
The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) on 4th January has decided to extend the suspension of Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) from carrying on the business and activities of a Primary Dealer for a period of six months with effect from 4.30 p.m. on 5th January 2018.
According to the newly established government institution for the supervision of asset and cost management, the Comptroller General Office, the overall vehicle owned by the government is 57,961 and in which 50, 238 are in running condition, revealed Co-Cabinet Spokesman, Minister of Lands and Parliamentary Reforms, Gayantha Karunatilake at the weekly Cabinet press briefing today.
The Central Environmental Authority (CEA) reiterated the complete ban of manufacturing, selling, possessing and using polythene food wrapping sheets, bags and rigifoam boxes, which came into effect on 1st January this year.
The duty of the Government Information Department is to supply impartial and accurate information to the general public, Director General of Information Attorney-at-Law, Sudarshana Gunawardhane said this morning.
The ban imposed on polythene and household electric appliances that contain Hydrochloro-flurocarbon or HCFC by the Central Environment Authority (CEA) in the September 2017 Gazette Notification came into effect yesterday (1st Jan.).