The Government of Sri Lanka entered into three Loan Agreements worth of USD 270 million with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the implementation of two projects; Integrated Road Investment Program and Jaffna Kilinochchi Water Supply Project.
Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force, presently in Sri Lanka on a five-day goodwill visit, called on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters recently.
President Maithripala Sirisena has requested all workers engaging in the railway strike action to report for work, taking into consideration the inconvenience caused to students who are to sit for the G.C.E. Ordinary Level examinations, as well as the inconvenience experienced by the general commuters.
Law and Order and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayake says the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) have completed investigations into 110 cases and sent the files for perusal by the Attorney General.