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"Sirisanda Sewana" Housing Scheme vest on public

[October 17 2014]

The newly constructed Sirisanda Sewana Housing Scheme situated in Grandpas Blue Mendel for low income families in Colombo was ceremonially declared open by His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa today (17th October).

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Damaged Adikarigoda Mosque Restored to its Former Glory & Ceremonially Reopened 

[October 20 2014]

Cementing the existing religious amity further and setting an example for continuous harmonious living, the Army-renovated badly damaged Masjidun Noor Mosque alias Adikarigoda Mosque at Aluthgama was reopened and facilitated again for conduct of prayers during a simple ceremony Friday (17) evening, giving pride of place for religious observances.

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Expert Panel and Missing Persons Commission hold discussion

[October 20 2014]

Chairman and members of the Commission of the Presidential Commission to Investigate into Complaints Regarding Missing Persons (PCICMP) held discussions with Sir. Desmond De Silva, Q.C., Mr. Avdash Kaushal, and Mr. Ahmer Bilal Soofi, Chairman and members of the Advisory Council appointed by the President to advice the PCICMP of inquiry on the specific issues set out by the President in the expanded Mandate of the Commission.

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Government renovates 13 schools in Kilinochchi

[October 19 2014]

The Ministry of Education, with assistance from the Republic of Korea, recently renovated 13 schools in the Kilinochchi District.

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24th IMBL Meeting held onboard SLNS Sagara

[October 19 2014]

The 24th International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) meeting between the Sri Lanka Navy and the Indian Navy / Coast Guard was held onboard SLNS Sagara at the Indo- Sri Lanka Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurai on 16th October 2014.

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National Safety Day 2014 to be commemorated in Hambantota 

[October 18 2014]

The Ministry of Disaster Management has made arrangements to commemorate the National Safety Day 2014, the year marking 10 years from the occurrence of the Tsunami disaster focusing the District of Hambantota.

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Northern Expressway construction in two months 

[October 17 2014]

Marking another milestone in the Expressway network, plans are afoot for the launch of work on the Northern Expressway Project within the next two months. This will link the Northern capital Jaffna to the highway network.

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Sri Lanka expresses concern over the European Court's decision to annul sanctions on LTTE

[October 17 2014]

The Government of Sri Lanka yesterday expressed concern over the decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on 16th October, to annul the EU regulations proscribing the LTTE.

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Navy's Merchant Marine Training School (MMTS) receives Grade B-1 certification enabling seafarers to obtain the Continuous Discharge Certificate (CDC)

[October 17 2014]

Under the direction of the Commander of the Navy, who by virtue of appointment is the Operational Hub Master for achieving the Maritime Hub status, Sri Lanka Navy plays a key role in assisting the country's maritime industry by providing professional expertise and making available its assets.

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"Sirisanda Sewana" Housing Scheme ready to vest on public

[October 16 2014]

The newly constructed Sirisanda Sewana Housing Scheme situated in Grandpas Bloumendhal is ready in every aspect to be vested on public by His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa on1 7th October.

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LTTE Proscription? Sri Lankan Ministry of External Affairs Says...

[October 16 2014]

The Government of Sri Lanka has noted with concern the decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on 16th October, to annul the EU regulations proscribing the LTTE.

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Secretary Defence graces Lanka Hospitals felicitation ceremony

[October 16 2014]

Secretary, Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa graced the felicitation ceremony held to appreciate the services extended by all the individuals of Lanka Hospital those who contributed immensely to achieve (JCI) standards at Eagle's Lakeside Air Force Banquet Hall in Attidiya.

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SL is gearing to be Asia's next tiger - UK Financial Times

[October 16 2014]

Sri Lanka is gearing itself to be Asia's next tiger, only five years after ending the three decades long separatist war with economic reforms fuelling astounding growth, the prestigious Financial Times published in the UK stated.

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Prior approval for foreign nationals visiting the North

[October 16 2014]

Whilst welcoming and appreciating positive assistance rendered by Friendly Countries, International Organizations as well as Non Governmental Organizations in peace building and development, it is the duty of the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development to take appropriate measures to prevent negative interventions, particularly in the Northern Province.

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Mahindodaya Technical Laboratories and 70 New Buses for Northern Mass

[October 15 2014]

His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa distributed 70 new buses to enhance the transportation services in Northern region during his arrival to inaugurate Yaal Devi train service on 13th October.

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Prompt measures to supply water to North from Mahaweli - President

[October 15 2014]

The Government will take prompt measures to supply water to the Northern Province from the Mahaweli in the South, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said.

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President launches Delft Island development projects

[October 15 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa made the first ever visit by a Head of State to Delft Island yesterday.

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The Colombo - Jaffna travelling post office services commenced

[October 15 2014]

The Colombo - Jaffna travelling post office services commenced from the Fort railway station yesterday evening after 24 years.

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SF (W) conducts conference for the Business Community in Vavuniya Area

[October 15 2014]

With a view to educate the business community in Vavuniya area the Commander Security Force (Wanni) addressed them with regard to barriers in the field of business and strategies that can help to to break through some of the common barriers, recently at Security Force Headquarters (Wanni).

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Kankasanthurai Lighthouse Stands to its Former Glory

[October 14 2014]

Secretary, Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared open the refurbished Kankasanthurai Lighthouse on an invitation extended by the Commander Security Forces-Jaffna, Major General Udaya Perera on 12th October 2014.

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Jobs for unemployed youth in mullaitivu [October 14 2014]

Yal Devi reaches Jaffna after 24 years [October 13 2014]

Special Bureau for Reconciliation to be established [October 13 2014]

Secretary Defence attends foundation Stone laying ceremony [October 12 2014]

LTTE Gold handed over to rightful Owners [October 12 2014]

 



 

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