The Chief of the Naval Staff of the Pakistan Navy, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, who was on an official visit to Sri Lanka called on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at Temple Trees, Colombo yesterday (14th June).
US Navy personnel who arrived onboard USS ‘Lake Erie’, combined with Sri Lanka Navy Marines to provide post Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief support activities in the flood affected areas in Kalutara, Galle and Matara districts yesterday (14th June).
Minister of Labour, Trade Union Relations and Sabaragamu Development W.D.J. Seneviratne said that ‘Sri Lanka will make every endeavor to be an active partner of the ILO in achieving the anticipated goals of the green initiative”.
President Maithripala Sirisena says he will hold discussions with the relevant parties in the near future to take a policy decision regarding the prisoners, who are sentenced for minor offenses due to the inability to pay the designated fines.
Responding to media queries, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Ravi Karunanayake, expressed shock and grief at the tragic loss of life and injury as a result of the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in London yesterday (14th June).
The Cabinet of Minister has decided to direct the Police to immediately take all necessary steps in against instigators and perpetrators of violence and hate speech targeting any religious and ethnic groups in the country, said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.