Day: Tuesday April 7th, 2020

Ministry of Defence & Police donated Rs. 60 million to COVID – 19 Fund

Balance reaches Rs. 420 million Secretary Defence, Major General (Retd.) Kamal Gunaratne handed over a donation of Rs. 10 million collected by 1200 employees of the Ministry of Defence voluntarily,   to Secretary to the President Dr. P.B. Jayasundera, at the Presidential Secretariat, today (07). The Acting Inspector General of Police Mr. C.D.Wickremaratne also handed over …

New mechanism to issue curfew passes introduced

The Government imposes curfew from time to time with the objective of preventing unwanted congregation of people in the wake of COVID – 19 outbreak. It has been observed that excessively number of people gather at Police Stations to obtain curfew passes during curfew periods. Such large gathering of people is a major hindrance to…

More donations to COVID – 19 Fund

Balance reaches Rs. 380 million   A contribution of Rs. 66 million was made to the COVID – 19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund within two days. The latest donations had increased the balance of the Fund to Rs. 380 million. Minister Dullas Alahapperuma donated his Cabinet Minister’s salary for the month of April and…