( August 30, 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) UNICEF today handed over four water bowsers to His Excellency President Maithripala Sirisena in support of the Government of Sri Lanka’s ongoing response to the country’s worst drought in 40 years. Minister of City Planning and Water Supply Hon. Rauf Hakeem,...
Under the ‘Sooriya Bala Sangramaya’ (Battle for Solar Energy) project 3,909 consumers have obtained solar power electricity connections and another 2,000 applicants would get the connections shortly, Power and Renewable Energy Deputy Minister Ajith P. Perera said. The ‘Sooriya Bala Sangramaya’ project got off the ground in September 6 last...
Despite protests by polythene manufacturers, Cabinet this week decided that it will impose the ban on polythene as scheduled on September 1. Manufacturers of polythene, soft packaging industry and other industries allied to the production of polythene, wholesale dealer and traders have made representations to the Industry and Commerce Ministry...
The Government has already achieved the target of hundred percent electrification in the country and there is hardly a village without power in Sri Lanka at present, Power and Renewable Energy, Deputy Minister Ajith P. Perera said. Last year alone, 262,000 new electricity connections were provided at a cost...
President Maithripala Sirisena instructed the officials to complete the implementation of proper waste management programme in the country by December. This is in accordance with the Government policy of providing a permanent solution for the garbage disposal issue by next year. He has given these instructions during a discussion on streamlining...
Local news.lk Tags: Print Edition Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said that he has got the approval of the cabinet and the budget to establish solar panels on the roofs of all public institutions and thereby generate solar power. He said that the ongoing ‘Surya Bala Sangramaya’ project targets to establish...
Local news.lk Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Mahinda Amaraweera said that a Lagoon Development Authority will be established to develop all lagoons and this will help to increase the fish production as well. Minister Amaraweera was answering a question raised by MP Douglas Devananda under the Standing Orders 23 (2) in...
Local Chamikara WEERASINGHE Tags: Print Edition The area around Water’s Edge hotel, Battaramulla is set to become the best city of recreation and leisure in the coming years, Megapolis and Western Development Minister Champika Ranawaka yesterday said. “Moves are afoot to convert the area into a sustainable dengue free zone as part of constructing...
So time may be short, the number of issues utterly daunting and the prospects for life grim. But if, like me, you are inclined to fight to the last breath, I invite you to consider making a deliberate choice to take powerful personal action in the fight for our...
The Sri Lankan Parliament unanimously passed an Amendment to the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Act on July 6 that declared the method of fishing by bottom trawling an offence. It is aimed at curbing local trawlers as well as deterring trawlers from Tamil Nadu. Here’s an explainer on bottom...
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