Month: April 2020

We are committed to provide relief to people during this difficult time without any discrimination – President

Samagi Jana Balawegaya commends measures by the Government to combat COVID – 19 Pre-testing of infected conduct under the guidance of experts Service of PHIs lauded Essential drugs to be imported from India More suitable economic model explored President requests employers to pay attention to those who had stranded in the city President Gotabaya Rajapaksa…

Updated curfew announcement

The week from tomorrow, Monday the 6th April to Friday, the 10th April  has been declared a period of work from home for the public as well as the private sector institutes.The last week too was a period of work from home. The curfew imposed in the districts of Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara,  Puttalam, Kandy and…

2,961 prison inmates released on bail

Between the period from March 17th to date (April 4th,) 2,961 prison inmates have been released on bail under the recommendations of the special committee appointed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The committee was appointed to make recommendations on the possibility of providing legal redress for the prisoners following a request made by the inmates during…

COVID-19 prevention program proceeds with professional expertise

Progress of ongoing COVID-19 prevention program reviewed Timely action by Government has kept the epidemic  under control Procedures adopted has helped correctly identify both the infected and the compromised Country still not out of danger Prevention program likely to continue till end of New Year season COVID-19 prevention program will continue to rely on expert…

President urges WHO DG to pursue IMF/World Bank debt moratorium in view of COVID- 19 calamity

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa urged the Director General of World Health Organization (WHO) to pursue with the international financial organizations and lending nations to help developing countries adversely affected by COVID- 19 calamity. In a telephone conversation with WHO DG Tedros Adhanom, President Rajapaksa requested him to pursue with the Managing Director of the International Monetary…

CURFEW NOTICE

 The curfew currently in force in the districts of Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutura, Puttalam, Kandy and Jaffna which have been identified as High Risk Zones in the wake of COVID – 19 will be in effect until further notice. In all other districts, curfew which was lifted at 6.00am today (April 1st) will be re-imposed at…