President Maithripala Sirisena vowed to protect the country in the face of modern avatars of foreign colonisation as the country commemorated 199 years since the Uva-Wellassa Freedom Struggle yesterday.
Gives cost breakdown of
$ 1.3 b port and three options before Govt.
Says he planned to use Colombo Port East container terminal profits to pay
Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna President and former External Affairs Minister Professor G.L. Peiris yesterday said that legal action would be taken against the police for dispersing a peaceful protest in Hambantota by using tear gas and water canons.
The well-frequented Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) in Fort was the scene of tension and demonstrations yesterday,
Fifty one Indian and three Sri Lankan fishermen who were held in custody in respective countries for violating International Maritime Boundary Line and engaging in illegal fishing practices, were released from custody and repatriated to their counties yesterday.
President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday emphasised the need for a national policy for the construction sector.