Department for Registration of Personshas taken steps to issue national identity cards from month of April to the students who are siting for the GCE O/L Examination this year. The relevant information including circulars and application forms are sending to all schools in this regard from next week Commissioner General for Registration of Persons Viyani Gunathilaka told news.lk the government official news portal, this morning.
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a proposal for the improvement of postal facilities provided for Members of Parliament and Provincial Councils Co-cabinet spokesman Gayantha Karunathilake said that the postal facility has not been increased since 2007 while postal charges have been increased in several occasions.
Pakistan Chief of Army Staff(COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa Nishan-I-Imtiaz called on the Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne yesterday (16th Jan.) at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) at Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo.
Since an external party is now conducting forensic audit on issuing of government securities during the period 2008-2014, it is not appropriate to make any statement in this regard prior to the conclusion of the forensic audit, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) said.
Sri Lanka's Ministry of Foreign Affairs says state leaders of two foreign countries are scheduled pay official visits to the island nation next week on the invitations of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena.
A stock of 928 kilograms of cocaine, which were seized during raids by the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) was publicly destroyed at the premises of the Katunayake Export Processing Zone yesterday (15th Jan.) under the supervision of President Maithripala Sirisena.