International Conference on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) 2014 will take place on July 15 and 16 at the Galadari Hotel, Colombo. Organized by the Youth Affairs and Skills Development Ministry and Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ- German International Cooperation) GmbH, the event is themed ‘enhancement of skills for social integration, inclusive growth and sustainable development’ and will be held to mark National Skills Day which fall on July 15.
The Ministry of National Languages and Social Integration has made arrangements to carry out activities island-wide in connection with the Social Integration Week commencing from today (14) to July 20.
The World Population Day was observed by communities world over on July 11. The United Nations Population Fund this year celebrates World Population Day 2014 on the theme "Investing in Young People" is calling for investments in support of the largest-ever generation of youth.
The members of Japan-Sri Lanka Parliamentary League are scheduled to visit Sri Lanka by the end of July, 2014. In this context, Ambassador Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda, met with both the President and the Secretary-General of the Parliamentary League to discuss the programme as well as other functionaries and meetings during their visit.
The Met Department says that strong windy condition over the island will reduce today but fairly strong monsoonal winds (up to 50-60 kmph) over the country, particularly in the central hills and adjacent sea areas will continue further.
The G.C.E. Advance Level Examination will begin on August 5th. Commissioner General of Examinations Jayantha Pushpakumara said admissions for the private applicants have been posted to their private addresses while the admissions for the school students have been sent to the school principals.