Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) during the 48 hours ending 27th February has netted 42,100 Kg of rice hoarded by errant sellers in the Pettah market completing a total of 2,064 monthly raids on errant rice sellers across the country in February.
The historic ceremony to declare about 82 heroes of the 1818 Uva-Wellassa Rebellion, who were sentenced to the capital punishment and were expelled, as patriots will be held today (1st Mar.) in Kandy under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena.
Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Brazil Gen. Jagath Jayasuriya, concurrently accredited to Colombia presented his credentials to Juan Manuel Santos Calderón, President of Colombia at the president´s palace in Bogota on 16th February.
Foundation stone laying ceremony for the new Courts Complex in Anuradhapura will be held on 24th February under the patronage of Justice Minister Dr. Wijayadasa Rajapakshe. . The court complex will be built at a cost of Rs. 370 million.