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Sri Lanka Human rights commission points out the need to include economic and cultural rights in the proposed constitution.

Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission points out the need to include economic, social and cultural rights of the people in the proposed new constitution. The President should lead the matter and Prime Minister and the members of the constitutional council should make their maximum contribution for this purpose.

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The programme to plant one billion Gliricidia saplings was launched by the President.


The programme to plant one billion Gliricidia saplings islandwide to mark the national tree planting day was launched by the President Maithripala Sirisena this morning in Trincomalee. The programme has been implemented with the aim of increasing a renewable energy sources. Accordingly, small power plants fuelled by Gliricidia firewood will be set up in rural areas.

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Sri Lanka proposes to set up an international information unit against narcotics.

Secretary to the ministry of law and order Jagath P. Wijeweera says that Sri Lanka proposes to establish an international information unit to overcome the drug menace. The proposal will be presented to the 40th summit of the heads of national institution against narcotics in the countries of Asian and Pacific regions.

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The Belgian premier says his government will be committed to rejuvenate bilateral ties with Sri Lanka.

 

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel says his government will be committed to rejuvenate bilateral ties with Sri Lanka. He added that the ties were weaken in the recent past. The Belgian Premier made these comments when he met Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe yesterday. He also noted that present government's journey equipped with the values like human rights, social equality and democracy is commendable.

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Appropriation Bill 2017 presented to the parliament

 

Minister Ravi Karunanayake has presented the appropriation bill for the year 2017 to the parliament which outlines the government's estimated expenditure for the year. A sum of more than 1819 billion rupees is estimated in this regard.

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A compromised budget to be presented - Finance Minister

 

Minister Ravi Karunanayake says a compromised budget made after considering the views and proposals of the UNP and the SLFP will be presented to the parliament on 10th of next month. Priority has been given on creating one million job opportunities and achieving development goals.

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European parliament to maintain robust cooperation with SL based on mutual trust - Chairman EP

The chairman of the European parliament Martin Schulz says it is the intention of the European parliament to maintain robust cooperation with Sri Lanka based on mutual trust.
He points out Sri Lanka is now in a position to achieve stability in the fields of political, socio economical and defence required for it.

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Project to modernize the studio complex of the SLBC commences

 

The project to modernize the studio complex of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation commenced today. It began at the auspicious time of 8.56 a.m. under the auspices of Chairman Attorney-at-Law Nanda Muruththettuwegama.

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The Prime minister says the EU is ready to extend its fullest support to the present government of Sri Lanka.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe who is on an official tour to Brussels says the European Union is ready to extend its fullest support at any instance to the present government of Sri Lanka.

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UNDP Announces New Fund to Support Dry Zone Communities in Sri Lanka


The Resident Coordinator of the UN in Sri Lanka and the Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme, Ms. Una McCauley, officially announced to the President Maithripala Sirisena, the commencement of the new USD 38.18 million project under the UN Green Climate Fund.

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