The inaugural ceremony of the 6th Global Congress for Consensus in Paediatrics and Child Health (CIP) was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Hilton, Colombo, yesterday (12th Nov.).
The report on the investigations carried out on 831 government institutions by the parliamentary Committee on Public Accounts (CoPA) was presented to the Parliament by its Chairman Deputy Minister of Finance and Mass Media Lasantha Alagiyawanna today (13th Nov.).
Nearly 82 per cent of all the civilian land in Northern Sri Lanka held by the security forces have already been released, High Commissioner for Sri Lanka in Canada, Ahmed A Jawad informed the Canadian newspaper ‘Toronto Star’.
People’s Bank recently unveiled an ATM at Ella Railway Station. The ATM provides the convenience of withdrawing cash 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The ATM was installed under a drive implemented by the People’s Bank in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport, in a bid to install 100 CDM and ATM machines within railway stations premises across the island.
Secretary General of the United National Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Dr. Mikhisa Kituyi has assured the Minister of Science, Technology and Research Susil Premajayantha that the UNCTAD stands ready to assist with Sri Lanka’s Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review (STIP) and to explore modalities of technical assistance and a strategy for mobilizing the funding required.
The report detailing the cause of the week-long fuel shortage, prepared by the Cabinet Sub-committee appointed on the request of Petroleum Resources Development Minister Arjuna Ranatunga, will be submitted to President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday (14th Nov.).