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Johnston orders SLPA to beautify Galle Face Green in one week

Ports Minister Johnston Fernando has ordered the Ports Authority to take immediate action with regard to the beautification of the Galle Face Green.


If Gota wins the US will have two First Ladies – Mangala

Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera said that the in the unlikely event of Gotabaya Rajapaksa winning the presidential election on 16 Nov, Sri Lanka will have a president who is a US citizenship and will have the only other American first lady in the world other Melania Trump.


Southern Expressway extension to be declared open tomorrow

The extensions of the Southern Expressway will be declared open to the public from tomorrow (08), the Ministry of Highways and Road Development Authority (RDA) said.


Nightlife for Trinco harbour

The Trincomalee port is set to double its capacity with the installation of night navigation


Sri Lanka’s Fair Trade and Organic Products Promoted in Belgium

Embassy of Sri Lanka in Brussels promoted exports of Fair Trade and organic products from Sri Lanka during the Fair Trade Week in Belgium on the of October.


Port City Deed handed over

The formalities over the leasing of the land where the Colombo Port city to the CHEC Colombo Port City Ltd., took place before President Maithripala Sirisena today the Presidential Secretariat announced.


AKD proposes comprehensive plan to reduce poverty

The National People’s Movement Candidate for the Presidency Anura Kumara Dissanayake is saying that rural poverty in the country is being exacerbated by increasing debt and a comprehensive plan is needed to solve this major issue.


Jaffna International Airport opens

Sri Lanka’s third International airport at Palali on the Jaffna Peninsula was formally declared open this morning by President Maithripala Sirisena.


Cabinet approves a fourth generator at Norochcholai

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved plans to build a fourth generator with a capacity of 300 MW as an expansion of the Norochcolai coal power plant.


‘Pulasthi’ off to Polonnaruwa

The new intercity express train service 'Pulasthi' from Colombo Fort to Polonnaruwa commenced its daily run yesterday (11), with President Maithripala Sirisena onboard for a portion of the train's maiden voyage.


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