Friday, August 12, 2016


Sri Lankan Government Has Signed A New Tripartite Agreement With CHEC Port City Colombo Private Limited By Replacing Previous Agreement

Sri Lankan government has yesterday (12) signed a tripartite  agreement with the CHEC Port City Colombo Private Limited,the project company of the china funded port city project in Colombo to name Colombo as international Financial City replacing the former
Colombo port city.

By signing the agreement CHEC port city Colombo Private Limited has issued a written letter to Sri Lankan government by stating the company will withdraw all compansation claims from the government for suspending the project to study the enviornmental Impact of the project.

The new trpartite agreement will replace the previous agreement signed between the previous government and CHEC port city  Colombo Private Limited on 16th of September 2016.

The Ministry of Mega Police and Urban Development
and Urbsn Development Authority have signed the agreement behalf of the government.


Navy Have Detained Four Persons With 4.5 Kilo Grammes Of Kerala Cannabis

Image result for cannabisSri Lanka Navy have today (12)detained three persons in two separate locations while selling narcotic Kerala Cannabis and taken into  custody 4.5 kilo grammes of the narcotic according to the navy sources.

Accordingly a person with 3,5 kilo grammes of Kerala Cannabis has been detained in Nawagaththegama area and another two persons were detained with 1 kilo gramme of Kerala Cannabis at seemaweli in puttalam area it has been reported.

The detained suspects and the stock of Kerala Cannabis were produced to the Anamaduwa and Puttalam police stations for future course of action.

Visiting Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg Met President Maithripala Sirisena

The Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg who arrived in Sri Lanka on 04th of August  for a private tour had met President Maithripala Sirisena today (12) and held bi lateral  talks at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo.

During the talks both leaders have agreed to increase corporation in several sectors between the two countries  including information technology ,energy,hydro and solar power and fisheries

President Sirisena had welcomed the Norwegian Prime Minister during a reception held before the talks.

Visiting Norwegian premier is also due to hold talks with Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe and Opposition Leader R.Sambandhan.


Supreme Court Has Dismissed A Petition Filed Against Duty Free Vehicle Permits Issued To MP's

Image result for supreme court sri lankaThe Supreme Court has today (12) dismissed a petition filed by a lawyer requesting to suspend the Duty Free Vehicle Permit Scheme implemented for Parliamentarians, without proceeding it.

Attorney At Law Nagananda Kodithuwakku has filed the petition by stating issuing of duty free vehicle permits to parliamentarians is against the law and a waste of a large amount of public funds.

However by stating that there were so many shortcomings in the petition the supreme court has dismissed it without proceeding.

Three Metric Tonnes Of Fish Stored In A Cold Storage Of Fisheries Corporation For Around Eight Years Have Been Recovered

Image result for fish to eatThe officials of the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources have detected  three metric tonnes of fish imported from a foreign country and stored in a cold storage belonging to Ceylon Fisheries Corporation for around eight years.

The Minister of fisheries and aquatic resources Mahinda Amaraweera has instructed the additional secretary of the Ministry S.Balasubramanium who is also the acting director of fisheries corporation to probe on the fish stock and find the individuals who are responsible for not issuing the fish stock to the market. 


Prime Minister To Leave China Tomorrow(13) For An Official Visit

Image result for prime minister wickremesinghePrime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe is due to leave China tomorrow(13) for a five day official visit according to the government.

During the visit Prime Minister Wikramasinghe is due to visit Container Terminals,Industrial Zones,Financial Centers and other important locations in south west China.He will be accompanied by Ministers Champika Ranawake and Anura Priyadarshana Yapa and several state officials the government has stated.

Katunayake Airport Authorities Have Deported A Couple And Their Child Who Arrived From Dubai

Image result for deportedThe Katunayake Airport Authorities have today(12) deported a couple and their child who arrived in Sri Lanka from Dubai  with fake passports by suspecting they might  belonging to the ISIS Terrorist Group .

The authorities have found a German Passport in possession of the Husband of the deported Muslim family and two fake UAE (United Arab Emirates) passports in  possession of mother and the child it has been reported.Authorities have also recovered two Lebanese refugee passports inside the luggage of the family.

The suspected family is  due to leave Germany on 14th(Sunday) according to their flight details.

The family  who arrived in Katunayake ,Bandaranaike International Airport early this morning from  Air Arabia flight had been deported from the country as per the instructions of Controller General of  Immigration and Emigration according to the Airport Authorities.

Airport authorities have also informed the local Intelligence Officials on the family as they have received information to stay on alert regarding the ISIS terrorist group members or their supporters enter the country.

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