Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Two Cabinet Ministers And Five State Ministers Sworn In

Two Cabinet Ministers and Five State
Ministers of the newly appointed government had been sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at President's office this morning  (08).

Accordingly Bandula Gunawardana  had been sworn in as Minister of International Trade and Investment Promotions,Susil Premjayantha sworn in as Minister of Public Administration, Home Affairs and Justice, Anura Priya Darshana Yapa as State Minister of Finance ,S.M ChandRasena as State Minister Of Social Empowerment ,Salinda Dissanayake as State Minister Of Indeginous Medicine ,C.B Ratnayake as State Minister Of Transport and Lakshman Wasantha Perera as State Minster of Internatonal. Trade And Investment Promotions.

Meanwhile S.B Dissanayake had been appointed ás the Chief government whip.


Information Department Has Denied Rumours Of Dissolving Parliament

Government Information Department
has today (07 )denied rumours that the President is going to dissolve the Parliament soon.

The rumours of dissolving Parliament have been spread by an organized groups and they are false and baseless Information Department has said through a statement. 


Two Youth Motorcyclists Had Been Killed Due To Motorcycle -Bauser Collision

A Motorcyclist and a Pillion rider had
been killed after the Motorcycle they were riding in colliding with a Fuel Bauser transporting fuel from Colombo to Jaffna at KilinochchI City in A-9 main road between Jaffna -Kandy last night (06).

One of the deceased was killed on the spot and other had succumbed to his injuries after admission to KilinochchI Hospital it has been reported.

The incident occurred as s result of the high speed of the Motorcycle and due to the Accident the Motorcycle had broken in to two .

One of the deceased has been identified as a 18 year old youth resident of selvanagar ,KilinochchI area and whereabouts of the other has not yet been revealed .

Two Cabinet Ministers And A State Minister Of Newly Appointed Government Had Been Sworn In

Two Cabinet Ministers and a State
Minister of the newly appointed government had been sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at President's office this evening (07)according to President's  Media Unit .

Accordingly former speaker Chamal Rajapakshe had been sworn in as the Minister Of Health ,Nutrition and Indeginous Medicine ,S.B Dissanayake HD been sworn in as Minister of Highways and Road Development and Pavithra Devi Wanniarachichi as State Minister of Petroleum Resources Development.

All three New Cabinet and State Ministers Sworn in are members of United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA).

Sluice Gates Of Four Reservoirs ,A TankAnd A Samudraya Had Been Opened

Sluice gates of Four Reservoirs ,A Tank and A Samudraya had been opened since last night(06) as a result of rising water levels caused due to heavy showers prevailing in it has been.reported.

Accordingly all Ten Sluice gates of Parakrama Samudraya ,Eight Sluice gates of Rajanganaya Reservoir , Four Sluice Gates of Daduru Oya Reservoir ,Two Sluice gstes of Thabbowa Reservoir ,Two Sluice gates of Kala Wewa( Tank)had been opened .

Due to the opening of Ten Sluice gates of Parakrama Samudraya , 1400 square feet  of water per second has been released to the MahawelI River according to reports .

People living in low land areas around these reservoirs, Tanks and Samudraya are being advised to be vigilant over possible floods .

As a result of opening Eight  Sluice gates of  Rajanganaya Reservoir 8000 Square feet of water has been released per second to the Kala oya (River) and the water level of Oya  also is on the rise due to it .

Due to the rising water level of Kala Oya Eluwankulama area in Puttalam -Mannar road had been submerged and transport activities has been restricted as a result.

Water levels of Kadu piti Oya and Ma  oya too are on the increase due to heavy showers prevailing in it has been reported.


Private Bus Unions To Reduce Bus Fares By 2 Percent

Private Bus Unions are scheduled to be
reduced the Bus fares by 2 percent with effect from midnight tomorrow  (08) it has been announced .

During a discussion held between a delegation of National Transport Commission led by it's chairman  and Bus trade union representatives at the Commission today (06) Unions had agreed to reduce Bus fares by 2 percent as a result of the recent price reduction of Fuel according to sources.

However there will be no change of the minimum Bus fare it has been revealed.

All Island Curfew Schedule To Be Changed From Tomorrow(06)

Government has amended  the current curfew schedule implemented in the country daily from tomorrow (06)according to the President's ...