President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the officials to take immediate steps to provide compensation for the deaths and property damages caused by the adverse weather conditions resulting in floods and landslides.
President Maithripala Sirisena assured that his government is totally committed to support the campaign against human smuggling and sea piracy. He said that Sri Lanka would extend maximum cooperation to the efforts taken to enhance maritime security.
Visiting President Maithripala Sirisena and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull agreed to expand cooperation between the two countries in several areas. This agreement was reached during their discussions held at the Australian Parliament in Canberra today (25th May).
The Commander Maritime Forces Pacific and Joint Task Force Pacific, Rear Admiral Art McDonald and Commanding Officer of the Royal Canadian Naval Ship 'HMCS Winnipeg' , Commander J Jeffrey Hutchinson called on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defense Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi yesterday (23rd May).