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18 Ministers, MPs off to China on economic mission today

While Sri Lanka and China negotiate the finer points of the Hambantota Industrial Zone project, an 18-member parliamentary delegation headed by Disaster Management Minister Anura Priyadharshana Yapa, is scheduled leave on a nine-day visit to Beijing and Guangdong Province today.   Addressing a farewell reception for the departing delegation at …

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Namal did not have valid Visa– US Border Control

Namal Rajapaksa, the eldest son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is indicted in Sri Lanka on money-laundering charges, did not have a valid visa to travel to the US, the US Government said after the young MP was prevented from boarding a flight to Texas from Moscow’s Domodedovo International …

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PM celebrates his 69th birthday yesteday

Prime Minister and the leader of the ruling United National party Ranil Wickremesinghe celebrates his 69th birthday yesterday (24th March). A religious ceremony was held at the Temple Trees today and several ministers and parliamentarians joined the simple celebration to extend birthday wishes to the Prime Minister. Sri Lankan President …

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Special island wide police operation makes 2,879 arrests

A special four-hour operation launched Saturday morning covering all police divisions across the island has made 2,879 arrests for various violations of law, Police Media Unit said. The special police operation under the direction of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundera was carried out between 4:00 a.m. to 8:00 …

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