The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) in collaboration with Asian Development Bank (ADB) and rubber sector stakeholders on Wednesday officially launched a Special Purpose Vehicle known as Lanka Rubber Global Consortium Pvt Ltd (LRGC).
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved proposal presented by Transport & Civil Aviation Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva to purchase 50 electric buses for Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) in order to improve urban public passenger transport service.
Dry weather with colder nights and mornings can expect over most parts of the island. Ground frost can be expected at some places in the Nuwara-Eliya district in the early hours of the morning in upcoming days.
The Jaffna International Trade Fair, the multi-faceted gateway to the North bringing together traders and business to a wide range of opportunities, is to take the Northern peninsula by storm from January 26- 28.
Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake stated that the Ministry of Social Empowerment, Welfare will also provide assistance to the people, whose houses were damaged due to the gusting winds recently in Divulapitiyaa area, in addition to the Rs. 10,000 relief provided by the government.