Commander Joint Agency Task Force (CJATF) of Australia Air Vice Marshal Stephen Osborne met Secretary to the Ministry of Defense Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi yesterday (15th May). He was accompanied by the Deputy Commander Maritime Border Command Ms. Jo Crooks.
Sri Lanka has achieved an economically stable level under the performance of the current administration of Good Governance during the last two years, said American Congress Member Bill Johnson. He pointed out that he sees ruling the country by two main political parties a unique situation. Johnson expressed these views during a meeting with Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake yesterday (15thMay) held at the Ministry of Finance.
'Senehe Siyapatha' village, a housing project for Aranayake land slide victims was opened by the Minister of Disaster Management Anura Priyadharshana Yapa at a ceremony held in Aranayake yesterday (14th May).
Nepal and Sri Lanka are excellent pearls hung in the Indian ocean which should have greater connectivity, said Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari addressing the closing ceremony of the 14th UN Vesak Day Celebrations held at the premises of the Temple of theTooth Relic (Dalada Maligawa) in Kandy this evening. She was the Chief Guest at the Closing Ceremony.
The government of Sri Lanka mainly on the advice of the maha Sangha and based on the Kandy declaration would take the necessary leadership and responsibility for a broad, international joint program, said President Maithripala Sirisena.