Following discussions between the Chinese President Xi Jinping, and President Mahinda Rajapaksa on 16 September 2014, China Merchants (Holdings) International Co., Ltd. (CMHI) and the government of Sri Lanka has signed two agreements in relation to the development of Phase II of the Hambantota Port Development Project.
The first-ever medal parade of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) at the new SRIMED Level 2 Hospital, managed by the Sri Lankan contingent in Bor, South Sudan, took place recently during a colourful ceremony.
Lands occupied by the Sri Lanka Army and Air-Force in Security Force Headquarters-Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) area were vested on the lawful owners at a function held at the Vavaddikulam Lake bank yesterday (18th Sep).
The Ministry of Health has taken steps to establish a human heart valve bank at the Lady Ridgeway Children Hospital in Colombo at a cost of about Rs. 30 million for pediatric patients who are either born with congenital heart defects or have acquired heart diseases.
The first copy of a Crafts Map Of Sri Lanka was presented to President Mahinda Rajapaksa by Buddhi Keerthisena, Chairman of the National Crafts Council of Sri Lanka in the presence of Douglas Devananda, Minister of Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development of Sri Lanka, and Y.K. Sinha, the High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka, at a ceremony organized at Temple Trees on September 18, 2014.
Airbus has established a new subsidiary in Thailand for the production of flight operations data for use by airlines worldwide. The centre, to be named Airbus Flight Operations Services, will produce electronic versions of the standard flight operations manuals, improving the growing use of the Electronic Flight Bag for all Airbus aircraft types. The centre will offer several additional services, such as data customisation services for individual airlines where required.
After the 30 years of civil war, now the field of Aviation is rapidly developing in Sri Lanka and people interested in aviation, unfortunately there are very limited resources available. Understanding the necessity Aviation Voice team has launched and publicized a website ‘Aviation Voice’ in June 2013 as the first aviation relating news web portal in island.