Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, delivering the government’s policy statement in Parliament today (January 18), said no changes have been made to the green agriculture policy implemented by his administration.
The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) earlier said it does not need diesel for January, suddenly out of the blue it goes back on its word and requests diesel on 11 January, Energy Minister Udaya Gamannpila said yesterday (January 17).
Defence Secretary General (retd) Kamal Gunaratne dismissed allegations made by the Colombo Archbishop on the police investigations into the discovery of a hand grenade at the Borella All Saints’ Church.
Officers of Sri Lanka Customs attached to the Central Mail Exchange recovered a consignment of 1.6 kgs of ecstasy pills containing methamphetamine which was sent from the Netherlands to a resident in Jaffna.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa pledged yesterday to complete what he planned to do in five years, within the next three years of his term though the COVID-19 pandemic obstructed his development plans in the past two years.