The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) will be celebrating its 67th Anniversary on 02nd March (2018). As a part of its 'Air Force Day' celebrations the SLAF will be conducting its annual cycling race, 'Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya 2018' in collaboration with the Cycling Federation of Sri Lanka for the 19th consecutive year.
Even countries with relatively low levels of absolute debt may face repayment challenges if there are weaknesses in its economic structures and debt management institutions Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera told the delegation of the G-24 Technical Group today.
A new bilateral agreement to re-establish a Peace Corps programme in Sri Lanka was signed at Temple Trees yesterday. Here, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, US Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives Atul Keshap, Foreign Affairs Minister Tilak Marapana and US Peace Corps acting Director Sheila Crowley on the occasion. The announcement coincided with the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the US and Sri Lanka.
233 new recruits in the Course No 98 passed out in a smart parade upon completion of their six-month long basic Recruit Training at the Recruit Training School in Boossa, Galle during a formal ceremony on Saturday (24th Feb.).
The annual feast of the St. Anthony's Church in Katchathivu islet was held last Saturday (February 24th).The Church in the Northern islet is an important place of reverence for people of the Catholic faith living across the border. Hundreds of Indian devotees together with the members of Sri Lankan Catholic community attend the religious ceremonies in the islet which are held giving prominence to customary rituals and practices.
President Maithripala Sirisena carried out a Cabinet reshuffle at the Presidential Secretariat today. Under the new reshuffle six Ministers of Cabinet, three State Ministers and one Deputy Minister were sworn in before the President.
A high level six-member Court of Inquiry (CoI) of senior Army Officers, chaired by Major General Rukmal Dias, Commander, Security Forces - Central (SF-Cen) and Colonel Commandant, Military Intelligence Corps (MIC) has been appointed by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake to look into all aspects, related to the bus explosion at Kahagolla, Diyatalawa, in which several Army, Air Force personnel and civilians were seriously injured.
The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) will be celebrating its 67th Anniversary on 2nd March (2018). As a part of its 'Air Force Day' celebrations, the SLAF will be conducting its annual cycling race, 'Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya 2018' in collaboration with the Cycling Federation of Sri Lanka for the 19th consecutive year.
The second stage of the Delft Jetty Project which was completed by the Sri Lanka Navy was declared open during a ceremony on Wednesday (21st Feb.). With the completion of the second stage, the Jetty will have a depth of two meters and will allow fishing trawlers, passenger ferries and the sea ambulance to dock with ease.