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Late Prime Ministers S.W.R.D. Bandaranike and Sirimavo Bandaranaike commemorated. PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 26 September 2014 13:10
A commemoration ceremony was conducted on behalf the 55th commemoration anniversary of the late Prime Minister S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike, 14th commemoration anniversary of Sirimavo Bandaranaike and third commemoration anniversary of Anura Bandaranaike in front of the Bandaranaike statue in Horogolla this morning.  Floral tribute was paid to the statue. Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne, ministers, parliamentarians and Maha Sangha were present at this occasion.  Relatives of the family including former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga and Sunethra Bandaranaike were also present at this occasion. 
Anu Nayake of the Malwathu chapter Venerable Niyangoda Vijithasiri Thero commended the service rendered by late S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike and Sirimavo Bandaranaike on behalf of the nation. 
The president says Sri Lanka has set an example to the world by providing care for chidlren PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 06:54

The world Children’s day falls today. this year’s theme is ‘treasure our children’. Issuing a message President Mahinda Rajapaksa says Sri Lanka has set an example to the world by providing care and affectionate for children. The government has achieved an unprecedented service for children in the field of education, health and nutrition. parents and elders should understand the feelings and needs of the children and take necessary measures to brighten their future.

The distribution of official poll cards of the Uva Provincial Council poll will commence on next Wednesday. PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 25 August 2014 18:41
Deputy Post Master General in charge of operations A.G. Wickremasinghe says that all arrangements have been made to distribute postal ballots and the official poll cards of the Uva Provincial Council poll. The Returning Officials are currently handing over the pouches of postal ballots to the Department of Posts. Mr. Wickremasinghe told the National Radio that the parcels will be distributed among the relevant institutions from tomorrow after the listing them appropriately. The marking of postal votes will take place on the 4th and 5th of next month. There are 20,027 postal voters in the Badulla district. In the Moneragala district the number is 10,672. 
The Elections Secretariat is scheduled to handover the official poll cards of the Uva Provincial Council poll to the Postal Department on next Wednesday. The distribution of the cards will begin from that day. The distribution will take place till the 12th of this month. Sunday the 7th of September has been declared as a special day for the distribution of official poll cards. The total number of eligible voters in Badulla district is 619,966. The number of voters in the Moneragala district amounts to 332,764. The Deputy Post Master General adds that the police provide the necessary security for the distribution of postal ballots and official poll cards. 
The national ceremony to mark the World Children’s Day will be held at Maharagama youth services council complex under the patronage of the president PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 01 October 2014 06:54

Sri Lanka will mark World Children's Day with a national event at the Maharagama Youth Centre this morning under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa and first lady madam Shiranthi Rajapaksa. The ceremony, held under the theme 'Protect Us with Love' is organized by the Child Development and Women's Affairs Ministry. Minister Tissa Karaliyadda speaking on this year's programs organised by the ministry to mark the event said it has been designed with the aim of raising public awareness on the importance of ensuring the well being of children and their social rights.

The World Elders’ Day falls today PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 06:53

The World Elders Day also falls today. Issuing a message the president says elders are the people who worked for the well being of the country’s economy and culture. Increasing the elderly population is causing many problems to the economies in many countries. However, Sri Lanka has implemented a number of programmes for the care of elderly persons. The national ceremony to mark the elders day will be held at 9.00 am toady at the Sri Lanka Open University Auditorium in Nawala.

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