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Swiss Embassy issues regretful note

Sri Lanka and Switzerland began the slow-dance back to normalising relations strained by the controversy surrounding the alleged abduction and intimidation of Visa Assistant Garnier Banister Francis by issuing a statement.

It’s going to be a bumpy 2020

As the New Year dawns it is our duty as watchdogs to look ahead and try to predict what lies ahead for us citizens of the island of Sri Lanka

Circulars, regulations mustn’t delay flood relief efforts – President

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has directed public officials tasked with flood relief work to amend as necessary any circulars that may be delaying disaster relief efforts.

Switzerland and Sri Lanka to calm matters down

They have been eyeball to eyeball, staring each other down over the past month, but as of this week, Sri Lanka and Switzerland will begin the long-slow dance to step back from further confrontation towards normalizing relations.

Not satisfied with envoys representing Sri Lanka-Amaraweera

Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said yesterday that he is not satisfied by the performance of our Ambassadors in other countries.

Arrest of Patali is not political vendetta-Bandula

Co-Cabinet Spokesman Minister Bandula Gunawardena said that the arrest of former minister Patali Champika Ranawaka was not made out of political vendetta.

No school books and uniforms – Women’s Group

Women for Rights, a women’s rights group affiliated with JVP today (18) said that Government has failed to provide school uniforms and textbooks for the students on time.

No more plastic water bottles at Presidential Secretariat

The Presidential Secretariat has decided to stop providing plastic water bottles for those who participate in various meetings and discussions.

We are not here to catch thieves-Amaraweera

Minister of Passenger Transport Management, Power and Energy Mahinda Amaraweera says that the present government has not undertaken the task of catching the thieves of the previous government as there are other institutions to do that work.

63 senior Army Officers promoted

The President upon the recommendation of Army Commander Shavendra Silva has promoted a total of 63 Army Officers to their respective next ranks.

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