Day: April 20, 2017

Garbage disposal declared an essential service

President Maithripala Sirisena instructed issuance of a special gazette notification to declare garbage disposal as an essential service.

New houses for Meethotamulla affected by May, June: PM

Steps are underway to provide new houses to the people affected by the Meethotamulla Garbage dump tragedy by May, June and July this year, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.

Prime Minister Modi has confirmed his visit: Sri Lanka Minister of Justice

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Sri Lanka next month to take part in the celebrations marking the UN ‘Vesak Day’, the most important in the Buddhist calendar, a senior Lankan minister said on Wednesday.