Saturday, April 23, 2016

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Six New Ambassadors And High Commissioners Handed over Their Credentials To President

Five New Ambassadors and Two High Commissioners were presented their credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena at  the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo last Friday(23).

Accordingly new Ambassadors of Turkmenistan ,Uruguay ,Slovania,Hungary and Republic of Mali and High Commissioners of Malaysia And Mauritius  handed over their credentials to President. 

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Health Minister Has Instructed Health Ministry Secretary To Abolish All Acting Posts In The Ministry

Image result for sri lankan health ministryThe Minister Of Health,Nutrition And Indigenous Medicine Dr.Rajitha Senaratne has instructed the Health Ministry Secretary Anura Jayawikrama to abolish all the acting posts in the Ministry with immediate effect and fill the vacancies of Medical Administration  Posts only  through permanent appointments.

Accordingly 79 Acting Medical Administration Posts in the Health Ministry are being made permanent by the Authorities it has been reported.

The Ministry Of Health has also decided to advertise 16 Medical Administration Posts in newspapers in view of making  permanent appointments to these posts.

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A 40 Member Sri Lankan Buddhist Delegation Arrived In Pakistan For A Religious Tour

Taxila
A 40 member Sri Lankan Buddhist Delegation including senior Sri Lankan Buddhist Monks and Scholars led by Sri Lanka's Parliamentary Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has yesterday(22) arrived in Pakistan for a week long religious tour.

The aim of this tour is to introducing the Pakistan's rich Buddhist History and reviving the heritage of Pakistan's 'Gandhara Trail" the commercial and cultural hub of UNESCO's world heritage site of "Taxila" according to reports.

During the visit the Sri Lankan Buddhist Delegation is due to visit places with some of the rarest historical Buddhist Holy Relics including Mardan,Swat,Takht-I -Bahi and Peshawar,Taxila and Lahore Museums.

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Former President Has Left For Thailand To Attend Religious Ceremonies

Image result for former president rajapaksaThe Former President Mahinda Rajapaksha has left for Thailand today (23) to attend religious ceremonies organized at several Buddhist Temples there according to reports.

This is the first time that the former President went abroad since his defeat at the Presidential Election held on 08th of January 2015.

The Former President who left for Thailand accompanied by former external affairs minister Professor G.L Pieris is due to return to the country on 26th of April.

A 82 Year Old Bus Passenger Has Died By Fallen From A Foot Board Of The Bus

Image result for accident graphicA 82 year old bus passenger has today (23) fallen to road whilst travelling on  the foot board of a Bus and died  at Ambagasdova Junction on Ladduwa-Welimada Road according to the Uva-Paranagama Police.

The Police have detained the Bus Driver regarding the incident,

First Titanic dives in 14 years reveal how the ocean floor is swallowing up the shipwreck

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