Wednesday, September 9, 2015

SINHALESE QUOTE FROM THE WEB


Air Port Customs Have Arrested A Sri Lankan Who Attempted To Smuggle Rs.Millions Worth Gold Pieces To The Country Hidden In His Rectum

The Air Port Customs Officers have arrested a Sri Lankan National at the Katunayake Bandaranaike  International Air Port early  yesterday(09) morning when he attempted to smuggle nearly  1 Kilo Grammes Of Gold  Pieces to the country worth more than Rs.4 .6 million .The Gold Pieces weighing 925.7 Grammes  were found concealed in his rectum according to  the custom officers.

The custom officers have arrested the 59 year old suspect who is a Colombo Resident after  returned from Bangkok , Thailand .

After an initial inquiry the Air Port Customs have forfeited the  Gold Pieces and  fined a penalty of Rs.300 ,000 from the suspect.

POPULAR FEMALE FIGURE ABSTRACT PAINTING OF YESTERYEAR SRI LANKAN ARTIST LTP MANJUSRI



















THIS ABSTRACT PAINTING WAS DONE BY FAMOUS YESTERYEAR SRI LANKAN PAINTER LTP MANJUSRI.HE HAS ALSO DONE SOME MEMORABLE PAINTINGS INSIDE BUDDHIST TEMPLES AND THE FAMOUS ONE WAS THE PAINTINGS HE HAS DONE IN GOTHAMI VIHARAYA(TEMPLE) IN BORELLA(IN COLOMBO).

EVEN IN THE MODERN ERA SRI LANKA IS HAVING VERY TALENTED ABSTRACT ARTISTS  AND SOME LIVES OUTSIDE THE COUNTRY..

"Do Not Expect A Government Change Until 2020' President Sirisene Told Newly Appointed State And Deputy Ministers

President Maithripala Sirisene has told the newly appointed State and Deputy Ministers of the Unitary Government not to expect a government change until 2020 by stating the present government is strong and stable.

"Due to the stability of this government no one will be able to topple or weaken it" the president has stated.

President Sirisene has made these remarks at the swearing in ceremony of  forty one state and deputy ministers held at Presidential Secretariat this evening.

POEM OF THE DAY


Forty One New Deputy And State Ministers Have Been Sworn In

Forty One New Deputy and  State Ministers of the government have been sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisene short while ago at a function held at Presidential Secretariat in Colombo.

The 22 new deputy ministers and 19  state ministers   were selected from the governing United National Party and United Peoples Freedom Alliance.

The List of the new  deputy and state ministers -



 Deputy Ministers
 
1. Sumedha G. Jayasena - Sustainable Development & Wildlife
2. Susantha Punchinilame – Public Administration and Management
3. Ameer Ali – Rural Economic Affairs
4. Lasantha Alagiyawanna – Megapolice and Western Development
5. Indika Bandaranaike – Housing and Construction
6. Dulip Wijesekara – Postal Services and Muslim Affairs
7. Lakshaman Wasantha Perera – Plantation Industries
8. Nishantha Muthuhettigama – Ports and Shipping
9. Faizal Kasim – Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine
10. Dunesh Gankanda – Disaster Management
11. Dr. Harsha de Silva – Foreign Affairs
12. Ashoka Abeysinghe – Transport
13. Arundika Fernando – Home Affairs
14. Ranjan Ramanayake – Social Empowerment & Welfare
15. Ajith P. Perera – Power and Renewable Energy
16. Nimal Lansa – Tourism Promotion and Christian Affairs
17. Anoma gamage – Petroleum and Petroleum Gas
18. Eran Wickramaratne – State Enterprise Development
19. Tharanath Basnayake – Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure
20. Karunarathna Paranawithana - Local Government and Provincial Councils
21. Mohamed Haris - Sports
22. Siripala Gamalath - Foreign Employment 




   State Ministers


 1. A. H. M. Fowzie – National Integration and Reconciliation
2. Dilan Perera – Highways
3. T. B. Ekanayake – Lands
4. Priyankara Jayaratne – Law and Order & Prison Reforms
5. Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena – Finance
6. Ravindra Samaraweera – Labour and Trade Union Relations
7. V. Radhakrishnan – Education
8. Palitha Range Bandara – Skills Development & Vocational Training
9. Dilip Wedaarachchi – Fisheries & Aquatic Resources
10. Niroshan Perera – National Policy and Economic Affairs
11. Ruwan Wijewardene – Defence
12. M.L.A.M. Hizbullah – Rehabilitation and Resettlement
13. Mohan Lal Grero – University Education
14. Sujeewa Senasinghe – Development Strategy and International Trade
15. Wasantha Senanayake – Irrigation and Water Management
16. Vijayakala Maheswaran – Child Affairs
17. Wasantha Aluwihare – Agriculture
18. Sudarshani Fernandopulle – City Planning and Water Supply
19. Champika Premadasa – Industries and Commerce























FROM INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES

Special Commodity Levies Imposed On Imported Potatoes And Sugar Have Been Increased

The Special Commodity Levies imposed on Imported Potatoes and Sugar have been increased By Rs.10 and Rs.12 per Kilo Gramme respectively according to the Ministry Of Finance.These Special Commodity Levies are due to be increased with effect from midnight tonight.

The Finance Ministry has decided to increase the Commodity Levy imposed on Potatoes because Potato Crop of local farmers  reaching the market these days the Ministry Sources have said.

Although the Special Commodity Levy imposed on imported sugar has been increased it will not affect the prices of  Sugar in  the local  market sources have added.

Three New Cabinet Ministers Have Sworn In

Presidential Secretariat
Three new Cabinet Ministers have sworn in this noon before President Maithripala Sirisene at the Presidential Secretariat.The new Ministers sworn in today are Faizar Mustapha (UPFA) as Minister Of Local Government and Provincial Councils,Malik Samarawickrama(UNP) as Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade and Vijith Wijemuni Soyza(UPFA) as Minister of Irrigation.

With these new ministers the total number of Cabinet Ministers now arisen to 46.Last Friday 43 Cabinet Ministers have been sworn in before President.

Meanwhile a total of 45 state and deputy ministers are due to be sworn in before president this evening.

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