A 21 Coach train stationed at platform number 3 of Nandubar railway station has been converted into a COVID-19 hospital.
Parliament Minister Harin Fernando Filed a Fundamental Rights petitions
Parliament Minister Harin Fernando filed a Fundamental Rights application with the Supreme Court seeking an order to prevent his arrest today(April 27). Also it is reported that the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) is currently questioning MP Harin Fernando’s sister in… Read More
Pre-schools and Schools are going to close temporarily
The government has decided to temporarily close pre-schools and Schools islandwide until April 30 due to the increasing COVID 19 infections. Minister of Education Prof. G.S. L. Mr. Peiris said this while addressing a media briefing today.
Cabinet approves proposed ban on face coverings
The Ministerial Cabinet has agreed to ban coverings of face and head, including burqa and niqab. Sarath Weerasekara, Minister of Public Security, said it was decided to prohibit the Burqa and Niqab on issues of national security. Minister Weerasekara announced… Read More
Prime Minister says that Sri Lanka has made significant progress in controlling the spread of COVID-19.
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa Addresses the 77th Session of UNESCAP Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, yesterday via a video message, addressed the opening segment of the 77th Session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific… Read More