The traffic exit from Colombo-Katunayake Expressway (E03) to Colombo-Kandy Road at new Kelani Bridge towards Kelaniya and Wattala would be closed from today due to the commencement of construction of the proposed new bridge, the Road Development Authority (RDA) said.
The High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka announced that after successfully organizing similar event in 2016 and 2017, the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) in association with the High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka is organizing “Pakistan Single Country Exhibition” in Colombo from January 12 to 14, 2018 for the third consecutive year.
The Chairman of State Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Corporation (SPMC) Dr. Sayura Samarasundara told the Government’s Official News Portal - news.lk that the Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Corporation and Pharma Zone (Pvt) Ltd entered into an agreement on January 8, 2018, to build the first ever exclusive pharmaceutical manufacturing zone of Sri Lanka at Welipenna in the Kalutara district with an investment in excess of USD 100 million.
“The happiest day of life is not the day I became the President but, today with the commissioning of the largest water reservoir of Sri Lanka, the Moragahakanda – Kaluganga project”, President Maithripala Sirisena declared today (8th Jan.).
The Rajagiriya flyover which was constructed as a long-term solution for the heavy traffic congestion in Rajagiriya, was declared open by President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe this morning.
To mark the inauguration of irrigated water distribution among the people from the largest water reservoir in the country by President Maithripala Sirisena and to commemorate the commencement of the Mahaweli Development Project, a state ceremony will be held today (8th Jan.) at Mahaweli project locations of Moragahakanda and Polgolla, the Secretary to the President, Austin Fernando revealed this morning.