With a view to expanding the document attestation services provided through the Electronic Document Attestation System (e-DAS) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Divisional Secretariat level, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Ministries of Foreign and Home Affairs on 16 August 2018.
The Department of Railway according to a decision taken by the Cabinet of Ministers has taken steps to renovate 200 abandoned compartments with all facilities which have been imported to the country in 1989 and 1992.
Introducing a novel and inspiring facet to innovative creativity and thinking, the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) troops in partnership with local students and experts in the field of cyber technology staged a mega exhibition, named ‘The Eastern Cyber Tech - 2018’ at the Batticaloa Advanced Technological Institute (ATI) premises during 15 - 16 August.
Transport and Civil Aviation Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva stated yesterday that the new fines aimed at reducing road accidents will not be changed or removed under any circumstances.Briefing the media in Colombo yesterday, Minister de Silva said that the traffic fines were amended after 13 years, along with the introduction of several new categories of traffic offences. Even though the new fines were effective from January this year, several bus unions are opposing them only now.
A group of 65 Army personnel including Officers of the 143 Brigade Headquarters and the 1 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG), together with Disaster Management Centre (DMC) workers undertook the challenge of clearing roads and providing relief to the cyclone-affected victims in the Polgahawela Divisional Secretariat area early morning on Tuesday (14).