Month: November 2020

Our health service capable of controlling COVID with peoples’ support – President

Media responsible and duty bound to educate the public People must adhere to health guidelines President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said that the health sector of the country is capable of controlling the COVID- 19 pandemic and what is needed is the support of the people. COVID pandemic is a “health” issue. The responsibility of protecting people…

Haldummulla sees rays of development

Located in Badulla district, villages Welanwita and Akkara Seeya in Haldummulla area, which remained deprived of public amenities for a long time and where the majority is poor, have now entered into a period of rapid development. Larger part of the expected targets included in the proposed development plan has already been achieved. The remaining…

President directs officials to closely monitor self-quarantine process once curfew lifted

Economic centers restricted to wholesale trade only President Gotabaya Rajapaksa instructed officials to strictly monitor the self-quarantine process now under way to contain the spread of COVID – 19 virus even after curfew is lifted. All the families identified as having close contacts with COVID infected were directed to self-quarantine at their homes. Their number…

“Stay Safe” digital programme designed to contain COVID – 19 introduced to President

The “Stay Safe ” digital devise designed under the guidance of the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka  (ICTA) with the aim of containing the spread of COVID – 19 pandemic was introduced to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Tracing close associates of COVID infected and the movements of the disease carriers are the two…

Newly appointed Air Force Commander calls on President

The newly appointed Commander of Sri Lanka Air Force Air Marshall Sudarshana Pathirana called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat this morning (4). Air Marshall Pathirana is the 18th Commander of Sri Lanka Air Force. He is an officer who has shown prowess flying fighter jets in the fight against separatist terrorism. Mr.…

President makes concrete decisions to curb COVID – 19 spread without disrupting public life and economy

  • Curfew imposed in Western Province will continue till 5.00 am on Monday the 9th • Police advised not to issue curfew passes • Self-quarantine to be monitored • Those under self-quarantine will be subjected to PCR tests after 10 days • Goodie pack worth Rs. 10,000 for those under self-quarantine • Distribution of…