Day: April 1, 2019

Makumbura Multimodal Centre commissioned

President Maithripala Sirisena pointed out that there is a collective responsibility with everyone to make an utmost contribution to develop the country. The President made these remarks after commissioning the Makumbura Multimodal Centre (MMC) the first ever Multimodal Centre of the country at Makumbura in the Kottawa area yesterday.

Hit-and-run case: Driver of Defender released on bail

Navindu Umesh Ratnayake, the driver of the defender involved in the hit-and-run that killed Borella Traffic OIC IP Ananda Sagara Sarathchandra, was released on bail by the Colombo Magistrate’s Court today.

Cocaine worth over Rs.10.9 billion to be incinerated today

Nearly 720 kilograms of cocaine worth over Rs.10.9 billion seized by law enforcement agencies is to be incinerated today at a warehouse in Sapugaskanda under a directive by President Maithripala Sirisena.

Fraudsters and corrupted will be punished under my term – Mahinda

People who commit fraud and take commissions will be punished severely during his administration, says Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa.

‘Date fixed to execute drug offenders’, says Maithripala Sirisena

President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday said he had fixed a date to execute convicted drug traffickers, reiterating his earlier announcement on restoring the death penalty in Sri Lanka.