The Mahindodaya Technological Laboratory established at the Bakinigahawela Muslim Central College in Moneragala was vested with the students under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday (31).
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said the present government has completed vast number of development projects during a short period o time and that the government will not stop thei forward march until the pledges given to the people are fulfilled.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed Minister Basil Rajapaksa and Treasury Secretary Dr.P.B.Jayasundara to release necessary funds to relevant authorities to provide financial and material assistance to people in the drought affected areas. Accordingly those affected will be provided with dry rations and financial assistance.
Former Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Admiral Jayanath Colombage, has been appointed as the "Advisor to the President on Maritime and Naval Hub", by President Mahinda Rajapaksa with effect from 15th August 2014.
Funds allocated for the higher education sector were increasing every year during the last 20 years except for two years namely 2002 and 2003, Higher Education Minister S.B.Dissanayake told Parliament today (22).
Irrigation and Water Management Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said in Parliament today (22) that the required number of nutritionists in the health service should be 45 but there were only four of them working currently.
Criteria used to select students to be entitled for hostel facilities different from one university to another but there was a common policy of giving priority to those in their first and last years of degree programmes, Higher Education Minister S.B. Dissnayake said.