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Minister Gayantha Karunathilaka says that the Prime Minister is a competent leader who has a comprehensive understanding of the problems faced by the country.

 

Minister Gayantha Karunathilaka says that Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe is the most logical leader with global exposure Sri Lanka has been bestowed with in the recent times. He also stated that the Premier is a leader who possesses the dexterity to comprehensively

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Minister Mahinda Amaraweera says all arrangements have been finalized to hold the local government polls before the end of this year.

 

Minister Mahinda Amaraweera says all arrangements have been finalized to hold the local government polls before the end of this year. All necessary legal environment has been arranged for this matter. Addressing a gathering in Negombo area the minister said the 66th anniversary of the SLFP will be held on the 3rd of next month.

The government is to submit a report connected to large scale corruption and murders to the Attorney General's Department.

 

Sri Lanka Mirror website reports that the government is to submit a report in connection with 12 major issues connected to large scale corruption and murders to the Attorney General's Department. There are 5 filed which are to be taken immediate legal action. The Mirror Website further said the government had lengthy discussions with the Attorney General last week.

The annual festival of the Nallur Kovil in Jaffna will be held today.

 

The annual festival of the Nallur Kovil in Jaffna will be held today. A large number of devotees both local and foreign are expected to participate. The Jaffna district secretariat says, that measures have been taken to ensure all necessary facilities are provided. The police have launched a special security programme.

Minister Dr.Rajitha Senarathne states that the Prime Minister's political vision is based upon the future course of the country.

 

Minister Dr.Rajitha Senarathne says that prime minister Ranil Wickremasinghe can be described as an exemplary personality who has never craved for power and position. The minister expressed these comments inaugurating the 3rd day of the photographic exhibition held at the BMICH to mark the completion of the premier's 40 political journey.

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Minister Dr.Rajitha Senarathne states that the Prime Minister's political vision is based upon the future course of the country.

 

Minister Dr.Rajitha Senarathne says that prime minister Ranil Wickremasinghe can be described as an exemplary personality who has never craved for power and position. The minister expressed these comments inaugurating the 3rd day of the photographic exhibition held at the BMICH to mark the completion of the premier's 40 political journey.

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The 66th anniversary of the sri Lanka Freedom Party will be held on 3rd September.

 

The 66th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party  will be held at the Campbell Park on the 3rd of  next month. The general secretary of the Sri Lanka freedom party  Minsiter Duminda Dissanayake addressing the media stated that all activities for this occasion have been organized

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The Grade five scholarship examination will be held tomorrow.

 

The Department of Education says that all preparations are in place to conduct the Grade five scholarship examination across 3014 examination centers across the island, including the islets of Delft, Nainathivu , Inalathivu. 356,728 applicants will sit the examination this year. Among them 562 applicants are students with special needs. Over 28 ,000 staff have been deployed for the administration of the examination.
Examination's commissioner Jayantha Pushpakumara says, after the completion of the examination the question paper is decaled as a confidential document . Thereby having question papers, copies including photocopies in one's possession , printing, and publishing is totally banned.

The president says, the government will appear for all officers who serve the people whole heartedly.

President Maithripala Sirisena says if any section of the public service is subjected to public dissatisfaction and opposition, the relevant heads of the sections should be responsible. Any time the government will appear for any public servant who serves honestly according to his conscience.

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The prime minister says, reconstruction activities of disaster hit areas are highly successful.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe says that, there is a satisfactory progress in rebuilding the flood hit areas in the Matara district. The government was able to successfully implement relief programmes for the victims during the recent natural disaster in the Matara district. Reconstruction of all the damaged houses has been started within a short period of 3 months after the disaster. The Prime Minister made these comments participating in a progress review meeting held in Kotapola area.  The government has spent about 109 billion rupees for relief activities.

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