The heads of the schools and the government institutions will be prosecuted if their institution premises are found with Dengue mosquitoes, Health Minister Rajitha Senarathne said. A circular in this regard will be issued by the Ministry of Public Administration in the future.
Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake speaking at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce highlighted prospects for increasing bilateral trade and U.S. investment in Sri Lanka at a breakfast roundtable meeting hosted by the US Chamber of Commerce.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and 16 other world leaders have confirmed their participation at the 14th UN Vesak Day celebrations and the Academic Conference in Sri Lanka this year, Minister of Buddhasasana Wijayadasa Rajapaksha said.
With rescue and relief operations still underway at the Meetotamulla garbage dump, state officials together with security forces personnel have launched a preliminary assessment project to assess the full extent of the damage and potential future threat perceptions in the locations, states Army media sources. The initiative has been taken following a Presidential directive.