Adventure Tourism and Adventure Training is fast becoming a popular industry. The Central Project Management Unit of the Ministry of National Policy and Economic Affairs, in furtherance of their Tourism development initiative and the Policy Development Office of the Prime Minister’s Office, together with the Sri Lanka Tourist Development Board recently convened a meeting of service providers and regulators in the sector. The idea was to promote self-regulation.
Given below is the announcement made by the Cabinet Sub Committee on Granting Measures of Relief to Media Persons Who were Subjected to Various Harassments and Oppressions during the period 2005 - 2015
According to the records of archaeologists, Katchatheevu Island had emerged from water over 115,000 to 130,000 years ago. The Portuguese had first administered this island during their reign in the Island nation and Sri Lanka has been exercising sovereignty and jurisdiction over Katchatheevu and its adjacent waters without interruption. The church on the island is said to be built in early 1900s, dedicated to St. Anthony who is considered to be the Patron Saint of fishermen.
Joint statement made by the Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull and Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe
1. Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka paid an official visit to Australia from 13 -17 February 2017 at the invitation of Hon. Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia, accompanied by Hon. Wijith Wijayamuni Zoysa, Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Management, Hon. Arjuna Ranatunga, Minister of Ports and Shipping and Hon. (Dr). Harsha de Silva, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.