General Secretary confident of winning major
UPFA on strong footing
The Minister of Education and the United People’s
Freedom Alliance (UPFA) General Secretary Susil Premajayanth and the
Minister of Agriculture Development and Agrarian Services and
General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Maithripala
Sirisena expressed tremendous confidence in the UPFA gaining
landslide victories in the Presidential and Parliamentary polls.
IDPs settlement accelerated in Mannar
In the second phase of the resettlement process
the Government has resettled 442 families numbering 1,898 persons in
Musali Divisional Secretariat Division in Mannar District last
Menik Farm IDPs being evacuated
A plan to evacuate the flood-affected IDPs at
welfare villages in Menik Farm, Chettikulam was finalised on Friday
after discussions and the process of relocating them at identified
safer places will begin shortly, Vavuniya Government Agent Ms. P.S.M.
Charles told the Sunday Observer.
Customs target Rs. 427 bn this year
A record revenue of Rs. 427 billion will be
targeted by the Sri Lanka Customs during this year, Sri Lanka
Customs, Director General Sarath Jayathilake told the Sunday
NCPA probe into child trafficking
The National Child Protection Bureau (NCPA) has
launched an investigation into the trafficking of two girls aged
between 13 and 14 years from up country whose bodies were found
dumped in a canal at Bauddhaloka Mawatha area last week.