Sri Lanka Navy’s Flagship Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), SLNS ‘Sayura’ left for Malaysia on 14th March from the Port of Colombo, to take part in the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) 2017 to be held on Langkawi Island.
A total of 89 fishermen, seventy seven Indians and twelve Sri Lankans who were held in custody in respective countries for violation of International Maritime Boundary Line and engaged in illegal fishing practices, were released from custody and repatriated to their counties yesterday (14th March).
Sri Lanka Labour Force Survey (LFS) is designed to measure levels and trends of employment, unemployment and labour force in Sri Lanka. This survey has been conducted quarterly, since the first quarter of 1990. LFS 2016 is the 36th year of the survey series. The Department of Census and Statistics (DCS) has released labour force statistics of third quarter of 2016, based on a sample of 6,440 housing units. The field work of the survey for the third quarter was carried out in July, Augustand September of 2016 covering the whole country.