General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) is now open for civil students, who wish to continue their higher studies in 11 fields and University has made an open invitation to Sri Lankans to visit the KDU on September 27 and witness the ongoing academic activities of the university.
Approved Elections Offices which have already been established on the basis of polling district can function till the midnight of 18.09.2014. but propaganda activities at such offices should cease after the midnight of 17.09.2014. Similarly, in the notified central election offices or in any office which is permitted to be established in the district for a candidate Or in the residence of the candidate display of promotional material, placards, posters or decorations are prohibited after the midnight of 17.09.2014. All the candidates and supporters are therefore requested to remove all such display material and decorations after the midnight of 17.09.2014.
A range of essential utility vehicles worth of over Rs.450 million were handed over to the Colombo Municipal Council by Secretary to President Lalith Weeratunga on the invitation of Secretary, Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Gotabaya Rajapaksa r at a ceremony held at Ministry premises on Wednesday (10). The vehicles were handed over under the Metro Colombo Urban Development Project.
The much anticipated 16th edition of the Colombo International Book Fair (CIBF) is currently being held at the BMICH. Panther, Sri Lanka’s leading stationery manufacturer, and one of the first and only manufacturers of educational products in the country; for the second successive year, is in charge of running the fair’s incredibly popular ‘Kids Corner’ which is located close to the entrance of the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Centre. The company also showcases its extensive range of high quality stationery products including exercise books, CR books, box files, and the brands wide range of attractive note books in varied sizes and colours.
The President of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and Chairman of OCA Sports Congress, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabahhas reconfirmed that Sri Lanka would be endorsed as the Host for the 2017 Asian Youth Games in the cities of Colombo and Hambantota.
The Department of Archaeology has launched a project to develop the Delft Island situated off the Jaffna peninsula in the North of the country as a tourist attraction that is enriched with valuable archaeological heritage and conserve the significant sites and the development plan also will include provision of facilities of the tourists.
An awareness progamme to establish Model School Home Gardens under the Divi Neguma Sixth phase was held at the Ministry of Education under the patronage of Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa, recently.