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Daily Archives: October 29, 2017

Plan to cut roaming tariffs across South Asia in the works

International travellers across South Asian countries could look forward to a sharp cut in their roaming bills in the New Year. The telecom regulators of the South Asian countries are expected to bring out a proposal by December to cut down high roaming charges for subscribers travelling between member nations, …

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India assists in developing Model Villages across Sri Lanka

India and Sri Lanka signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) yesterday for constructing of 1,200 houses through 50 model villages, using Indian grant assistance of SLR 600 million. The MoUs were signed by Taranjit Singh Sandhu, High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka, and W.K.K. Athukorala, Secretary to the Ministry …

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Catalonia ‘statehood’ SL Govt expresses displeasure

The government of Sri Lanka yesterday expressed its displeasure over the Unilateral Declaration of Independence by the Regional Parliament of Catalonia, stating that it only unequivocally supports a united Spain. A Foreign Ministry press communiqué stated that the Government of Sri Lanka unequivocally supports the sovereignty and territorial integrity of …

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LG polls gazette on Nov. 1

The government said yesterday that the gazette notification announcing the conduct of elections to Local Authorities, would be issued next Wednesday. Local Government and Provincial Councils Minister Faiszer Musthapha told a news conference in Colombo that, as agreed by all political parties, polls could be held in January, subject to …

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