understanding (MOU)with the Sri Lanka Institute Of Information Technology (SLIIT) which is a private non profitable degree awarding institute in Sri Lanka to form a non profitable institute awarding a medical degree by abolishing the SAITM (Malabe Private Medical Collage) on 30th of December 2017 the Government Information Departm
ent has announced.
Accordingly the newly formed Medical Degree Institute will be recruited the current SAITM students and will be received an approval from Sri Lanka Medical Council for it's Medical Degree.
The Institute will recruit new students from 2019 the Information Department has stated.
Sri Lanka Navy have yesterday (03) arrested 13 Indian Fishermen while illegally fishing in Sri Lankan waters waters near Delft Island in Jaffna along with two boats they arrived in .
Navy and Fisheries Officials are currently questioning the suspected Indian Fishermen who had arrived in from Rameshwaram,South India on their illegal fishing activities in Sri Lankan waters.The Boats they had arrived in were handed over to the Fisheries Directors Office in Jaffan.
After questioning ,the group of Indian Fishermen are due to be produced before the Jaffna Court.
Excise Officers in Vavuniya had arrested two businessmen
who are illegally importing the tobacco product "Beedi" from India and
distributed here with a stock of "Beedi " in their possession at two
trade stalls in Vavniya.
The suspects have imported "Beedi "
illegally from India by Boats and sold under a popular brand of
"Beedi " produced in Sri Lanka it has been revealed.
The stock of "Beedi" taken in to custody in possession of the suspects is worth around Rs.1.4 million according to the reports.
As the death of a 37 year old British National whose body was
recovered in a Ground at Araliya Uyana ,Maligawatte has been suspected
as a murder ,Police have arrested two persons including a Three Wheeler
Driver over the killing .
Police have also recovered
the passport,Foreign Currencies ,the Air Ticket and a Wristwatch of the British national
in possession of the suspects it has been revealed.
deceased British National had been identified as a drug addict who had
arrived in Sri Lanka last year to get treatment for the drug addiction
from a Rehabilitation Center in Wadduwa area .However as he was caught
by the Police over taking narcotic tablets and expelled him to Britain
he had returned to Maradana area without leaving the country it has
been revealed during the investigations carried out by the police.
Maradana area he had met with the three suspects arrested over his
death and with them the British National had bought a narcotics worth
around Rs.2000 from Granspass area and went to one of the suspects house
.There somehow the Foreigner had fainted and the suspects had taken his
body and left at the ground in Maligawatte according to the Police.