The Ministerial Consultative Committee on Industries recently agreed to the relevant orders to remove the legal impediment to obtaining permits for persons who do not have co-ownership of the land in gem mining. The meeting was chaired by Minister of Industries Wimal Weerawansa and was attended by State Ministers Dayasiri Jayasekara, Lohan Ratwatte and Prasanna […]
Although there is a need to enforce the quarantine law to control the Covid 19 epidemic, the government is now using the Sri Lanka Police to violate the right of the people to express their views and criticize the government’s arbitrary actions which is a totally unacceptable situation. After the outbreak of the pandemic in […]
State minister Dayasiri Jayasekara inform to SLFP that he is ready to resign minister post. At a discussion of the parlimentry group of SLFP he informed that. Several members of the team charged him at this discussion that he is embarrassing the government by his speeches. Dayasiri Jayasekara answering them and emphasized that he is […]
Sources said, 13 protesters are arrested by the police. They were arrested at the protest that hold Matara Akuressa. Former JVP mps of Southern provincial council Lal premanath and Saman Kumara were also bein with arrested people. Sources said that protesters were arrested under the charge of violated the quarantine regulations.
1.4 millions Astra Zeneca vaccine doses will be recieved by 3rd week of July, saying Genaral Shavendra Silva the commandar of Sri Lanka Army. As a result of it giving Pfizer dose instead of Astra Zeneca will stop from today he says. Until yesterday 07 of July, Sri Lanka Army and officials of health sector […]
Mp Jayantha Katagoda handed over his resignation letter to the general secretary of parliament today for entering the parliament, Bassil Rajapakse. According to the political sources, Bassil Rajapakse will be sworn as a member of parliament as soon as possible.
Ministerial Consultative Committee on Trade agreed yesterday (01) to present to Parliament an order containing an amendment to the Cess applicable to the export of goods under the Sri Lanka Export Development Act. This order under the Sri Lanka Export Development Act was published by the Minister of Trade in an Extraordinary Gazette Notification dated […]
In a meeting with the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL), the Da Bindu Group emphasized that the provision of necessary health facilities and supervision of health services in the recruitment of garment workers in the event of an epidemic was inadequate. At the same time, the Da Bindu Collective emphasized that there were […]
Rohitha Abeygunawardena, Minister of Ports and Shipping, and Ramesh Pathirana, Minister of Plantation Industries chaired a discussion on the development of the Galle Port as a Tourist Port recently. Under this, the basic issues required for the development of a sailing yard and a passenger’s vessel inland inside the Galle Harbor were discussed and proposals […]
Members of the South East Asia Journalist Union (SEAJU) network call on governments to do more to protect media workers amid the Covid-19 pandemic and more adequately support journalists as frontline workers. SEAJU and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) remain concerned that that journalism as a profession is under threat from wage instability, lack […]