Circular on burial of COVID-19 victims issued

The circular containing the guidelines with regard to the burial of COVID-19 victims has been issued, the Health Ministry said. Some key guidelines are as follows, The relatives of the deceased should inform the Director/ Head of the health care institution (Where the death has occurred) of their desire to bury the corpse without delay. […]

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75th UN day meeting – SL president tells: we Expect, place due emphasis on non – interference in the domestic affairs of states.

We expect the United Nation will place due emphasis on non-interference in domestic affairs of other states, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said in a pre-recorded statement at the High-Level Meeting to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary  of the United Nations today (21). “At a time when the world is facing a common and an unrivalled threat, the “United Nations […]

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Funding Opportunity (NOFO): DRL Combatting Elections-related Disinformation and Hate Speech in Sri Lanka

United States Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO):  DRL Combatting Elections-related Disinformation and Hate Speech in Sri Lanka This is the announcement of funding opportunity number SFOP0005660. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 19.345 Type of Solicitation: Open Application Deadline: May 24, 2019 Funding Floor (lowest $$ […]

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New SLFP Electoral Organizers appointed

Under the programme to restructure the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), leader of the party, President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed new officers and electoral organizers and the President handed over their letters of appointments at the Presidential Secretariat, today (28). MP Ranjith Siyambalapitiya has been appointed as the SLFP Propaganda Secretary, while MP Lasantha Alagiyawanna […]

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PM Ranil Wickremesinghe special statement: I said that our fight was for the sake of democracy, justice, protection of the Constitution,

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe making a special statement today said that discussions will be held with the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) to bring about a political solution in which all citizens can live in harmony in a unitary state. “Even by now, we have initiated the discussions with a number […]

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Sri Lanka Political crisis:Election is the only answer -PM

 A general election is the only method to establish democracy in the country, stated Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.He mentioned this issuing a special statement on democracy and general elections, today (02) at the Prime Minister’s Office. Full statement is as follows “It is only in Sri Lanka that you will find political parties agitating against […]

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President calls all-party conference

President Maithripala Sirisena has called an all-party conference with the participation of all political parties represented in the Parliament, in order to discuss the current political crisis in the country, Presidential Media Division said. It said that the all-party conference will be held at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo at 5.00 p.m. today (18). The […]

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