Month: July 2020

‘ITUKAMA’ COVID – 19 Fund balance surpasses Rs. 1423 million

Following corporate, individual donations and direct deposits, ‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund balance has now surpassed Rs. 1423 million. Today’s donations included Rs. 361,438.32 by the Prime Minister’s Office, Rs. 1,200,000.00 by Housing Development and Finance Corporation Bank of Sri Lanka (HDFC), Rs. 100,787.40 by Sri Lanka Eye Donation Society, Rs. 1,000.000.00 by…

President assures to protect artistes and art

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa assured to extend fullest assistance to protect artistes integrating them into the local economic environment without waiting the world to win against COVID – 19. During former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s tenure the contribution of artistes were sought for various activities. This was instrumental in artistes from top to bottom to provide their…

President orders not to use his photographs in election campaign

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa ordered not to use his photographs by candidates contesting the upcoming election in their propaganda campaign. No public official serving in security forces, government service, Corporations, Boards and Statutory Bodies should engage in political activities, President further instructed. Secretary to the President P.B. Jayasundera in a letter sent today (01) to all…