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Comprehensive plan on health recommendations and restrictions that need to be imposed when opening the country….

Special Committee on COVID-19 Control decides. Let’s operate the economy under the ‘new normal’ concept… Health recommendations issued on schools opening… Ayurvedic Covid Treatment Centres in tourist zones… 6,000 mn allocated to distribute indegenious medicine packages to the homes free of charge… No delay in PCR tests at airport.. The Special Committee on COVID-19 Control…

President joins special event organized to mark 20th anniversary of 9/11 terror attacks…

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa attended the special commemorative event organized in front of the Manhattan Memorial in the United States to mark the 20th anniversary of terrorist attacks in Washington and New York. The terrorist attacks took place on September 11, 2001, targeting the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon, the headquarters of…

Global food systems should be transformed sustainably…

Sustainable food systems are part of Sri Lanka’s rich sociocultural and economic heritage… Leaders’ aim must be to ensure a better future for our planet… Challenges we face are universal, and we must work together to find solutions to them… Sri Lanka welcomes technical assistance and bilateral support in promoting organic agriculture…                           -President says…

Join actively to vaccinate children without being deceived by myths and superstitions…

– Pediatricians request. Priority given for children between ages 12-19 suffering from chronic illnesses… Vaccination will begin at the Lady Ridgeway Hospital from tomorrow (24)… Every child will be vaccinated under the supervision of pediatrician… Vaccination only in hospitals… Disseminate only verified information about vaccination drive… If you have any issues contact experts… – A…

Lanka Hospitals PLC donates Rs.10 million to ‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund…

Lanka Hospitals Corporation PLC donates Rs. 10 million to the ‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund. Company’s Group Chief Executive Officer Mr. Deepthi Lokuarachchi handed over the cheque to Additional Secretary to the President and Chief of Staff Retired Major General K.B. Egodawele on the 21st. Local and foreign donors have made their contributions…

Sri Lanka as COVID-19 knowledge exchange regional hub – President proposes at UN

Sri Lanka proposed to establish a Regional Knowledge Hub in Colombo in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), to facilitate exchange of lessons learnt from COVID 19 and support countries to build back better. Speaking at the 76th Session of United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 22, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said…

Meeting between the President and the Prime Minister of Kuwait ….

President invites Kuwaiti investors for new investments in Port City, solar energy and oil refining sectors…. A meeting between President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the Prime Minister of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, was held in Manhattan, New York on the 19th. Recalling the close and friendly diplomatic relations between the two countries spanning for fifty…

United Nations’ fullest support to Sri Lanka …

–         UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres assures President invites Tamil Diaspora to join in a dialogue to resolve issues through an internal mechanism The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has told President Gotabaya Rajapaksa that the UN will provide its full support to Sri Lanka in moving forward to promote unity among different communities. The UN Secretary-General…