Schoolchildren are the most realistic messengers in the process of fulfilling the social responsibility and duties to attain the sustainable development, President Maithripala Sirisena said.
Tensions between the U.S. and China are unlikely to escalate into a global trade war, even as geopolitical friction intensifies across Asia, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.
A special discussion between former President and SLFP Kurunegala District MP Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Chief Ministers of Provincial Councils controlled by the SLFP, is to be held in Colombo on 22 January, sources said.
Obtaining expertise for the preparation of a Green Economy and a Green Fiscal Environment in Sri Lanka figured at the discussions Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had with United Nations Environment Programme
Trade unions stepped up the battle for accountability yesterday with hundreds of members staging a demonstration at Fort calling on the Central Bank Governor to initiate an internal investigation into the alleged bond scam under his predecessor Arjuna Mahendran.