US President Barack Obama is scheduled to receive Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam on July 14 at the Oval Office of the White House at a Ceremony accepting the Credentials of the new Sri Lankan envoy, the Sri Lankan Embassy in the US said.
Secretary of Defence & Urban Development, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, visited Japan on an invitation extended by the Japan International Cooperation Agency [JICA], along with the Secretary of Transport, Dhammika Perera recently. The key objectives of the four day visit were to assess the feasibility and viability of the state of the art Monorail Projects in Japan, and to discuss issues of relevance with senior most officials of the JICA, political leaders and senior technocrats of the Government of Japan.
Met Dept. says that there is still high possibility of increasing of southwest monsoonal winds at times over sea areas. Winds will be Southwesterly and the speed will be 30-40 kmph. Winds can be strengthen up to 50-60kmph at times. predicts Met Dept.