The government has decided to transfer students of South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) to the medical faculty of Sir John Kotelawala Defense University (KDU) after determination their basic qualifications, Presidential Media Unit said yesterday (21st Feb.).
The Army denies any terrorist involvement in the incident, where a fire, followed by an explosion occurred in a private passenger bus travelling from Jaffna to Diyatalawa causing injuries to 19 passengers this morning (21) around 5.45 am while it was plying in the general area of Kahagolla, Diyatalawa.
The Speaker Karu Jayasuriya urge the speaker of the People's Majlis Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed to prevail upon the relevant authorities in the Maldives including all parties concerned to find peaceful solutions through dialogue that would ensure a functioning Majlis where elected Members are able to fulfill their constitutional duties, and reassure the people of the Maldives that elections will be free and fair and that fundamental freedoms, democracy, security, stability and prosperity will be guaranteed.
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army who was in Kukuleganga on Saturday (17) to attend the closing ceremony of the Regimental Sergeants Majors’ resident workshop, took time off to call at the nearby Institute of Peace Support Operations Training Sri Lanka (IPSOTSL) at Kukuleganga.
A case story on the path breaking reform submitted by the Department of Public Finance of the Ministry of Finance and Mass Media felicitated for the Best Country Case Story at the South Asia The Fifth South Asia Region Public Procurement Conference was held under the theme of “Public Procurement and Service Delivery” from February 5 – 8, 2018 in New Delhi.
A total of 50 unemployed boys and girls in the Jaffna peninsula, including rehabilitated former LTTE combatants who joined the Sri Lanka Army under the militarized category reported for non-military duties on Thursday (15th) at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J), adding a new chapter of goodwill, understanding and reconciliation between civilians and members of the Security Forces.