The Ministry of Media and the Department of Government Information are to undertake massive training program to develop professional standard of media personnel both public and private sectors during this year, 2018, Secretary to the Ministry of Finance and Media, Dr. R.H.S. Samaratunge revealed this morning.
The United States’ Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program will expire on 31st December, 2017, and all those importing GSP eligible goods to the USA, from Sri Lanka as well as all other beneficiary countries and territories will be subject to non-preferential duties from 1st January, 2018.
Sri Lanka Army in keeping with the government’s policy, released another land area of 133.34 acres being used by armed forces for security requirements in Keppapilavu in the Mullaittivu Maritimepattu Divisional Secretariat, together with newly-built or completely renovated 28 houses and all buildings to the civilians today (28th Dec.).
The Department of Examinations says that 163,104 students who sat for the G.C.E. Advanced Level examination this year have gained entrance to universities, as per the results released online last night.