In response to a request made by the students from the Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna (SF-J), the 522 Brigade of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) has set up a new drinking water facility in Navatkuli Maha Vidyalaya.
President Maithripala Sirisena says renovations of 25 irrigational tanks in Trincomalee District alone have been completed by this year, under the government’s program to build an agricultural economy to bring the historical irrigation culture back in Sri Lanka.
State Minister of Defense Ruwan Wijewardene visited the two visiting Japanese ships yesterday (21st July). Secretary to the Ministry of Defense Kapila Waidyaratne also visited the ship yesterday at the Colombo harbor.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today congratulated the Sri Lankan Government for setting up an Office of Missing Persons (OMP) stating that is “an important step for all Sri Lankans who are still looking for the truth about their loved ones.”
Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development has taken steps to implement a joint mosquito prevention program in fisheries harbor premises in parallel to the national Dengue prevention program.
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) yesterday approved the ‘No coal’ scenario of the Ceylon Electricity Board’s (CEB) Least Cost Long Term General Expansion Plan (LCLTGEP) 2018-2037 as they pointed out that the cost of ‘externalities’ would make ‘no coal’ power generation cheaper than that with coal.