"Panamura Kunchanadaya” opera will be held at the Nelum Pokuna Theater on May 30 and 31 & June 01. The event is an outcome of three years comprehensive research on music and the story of ‘Panamure Tusker’.
The Divi Neguma Department is the first ever Department which is controlled by an Administrative body appointed by the people and through which an opportunity has been afforded for all its activities to be administered by the Community Organizations, said Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic Development on Sunday (27).
Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skills Development recently signed Memoranda of Understanding with two non-state vocational training institutes, the Don Bosco Technical Training Center and ORHAN (Organisation for the Rehabilitation of Handicapped) to facilitate skills training needs of people in the North and to prepare them for enrollment in vocational training courses conducted by the fully-fledged Sri Lanka – German Training Institute (SLGTI) in Kilinochchi.
For the first time ever, residents in the Eastern Province are able to travel across the Batticaloa Lagoon by road, significantly reducing the travel distance between the towns of Manmunai and Batticaloa.
War Heroes are receiving the due respect, recognition and attention from the Government since the Government has clearly understood the great sacrifices of War Heroes, said Secretary to the President, Lalith Weeratunga.
Presentation of Mahapola Higher Education scholarships to students admitted to universities from the Gampaha District for academic year 2011/12 was held with the patronage of Mrs. Pushpa Rajapaksa, Attorney at Law and the Chairperson of “Liya Abhiman” Organization on April 24 at Rathnavali Balika College, Gampaha. A batch of 1021 students received Mahapola scholarship awards at this ceremony. Ceremony organized by the Gampaha District Secretariat and Mahapola Scholarship Trust Fund.
The initiative by the Faculty of Management and Finance of the University of Colombo is an exemplary response by the tertiary education system to current needs and priorities in the country, Professor G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, declared in his address at the inaugural ceremony of the Master of Business Administration (International Business) degree programme, held at the BMICH recently.
In an effort to reduce fuel consumption and increase the use of sails and wind power and also to ensure the security of fishermen in mid-sea, Cey-Nor has launched a project to manufacture multi-day sailing vessels. This was stated by Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Dr. Rajitha Senarathne at a recent discussion held in the ministry.