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Second day of Digawapi Poson zone

The Digawapi Poson zone continued for a second day yesterday at the Digawapi sacred area. This annual event is being organized by Dayasarana Development Foundation and the Digawapi reconstruction council. Minister Daya Gamage and deputy minister Dr. Anoma Gamage opened the Pandal depicting ‘Rajovada Jathakaya’. A children’s carnival and a …

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HISTORIC DRIVE BY SAUDI WOMAN AS DRIVING BAN LIFTS

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 25 June 2018: Female racing driver Aseel Al Hamad celebrated the end of the ban on women drivers with a lap of honour in a Jaguar F-TYPE. Aseel, the first female board member of the Saudi Arabian Motor Federation, had never driven on a track in her …

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Robotic technology needs to be developed

Minister Daya Gamage says the robotic technology should be developed as a solution to the prevailing labour shortage in the country. He made the remark while inspecting the robotic creations at INCO 2018 exhibition at the BMICH on the Social Welfare and Primary Industries Ministry day. He said without machines …

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For a competitive & vibrant construction industry

The government will facilitate functions of the private sector for a competitive and vibrant construction industry, which is a preferred destination for investment, minister of Social Welfare and Primary Industries Daya Gamage said. The minister was speaking at his ministry-sponsored day at the three-day INCO engineering exhibition at the BMICH …

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8,500 disabled families in Galle to be assisted

The Galle district is having around 8,500 disabled families, said executive director of Sahanoda Foundation Kumara Deshapriya at a meeting at the Ministry of Social Welfare and Primary Industries at the ministry auditorium which he attended at the invitation of minister Daya Gamage. Previously, at a plant distribution organized by …

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ONYX Group appoints Russell Cool as Area General Manager in Sri Lanka

Thailand-based ONYX Group has appointed Russell Cool as Area General Manager for all ONYX properties in Sri Lanka. Cool will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of ONYX Hospitality Group’s Sri Lanka portfolio of hotels and will provide strategic guidance to achieve the company’s vision, implement organisational processes for all divisions, …

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‘Don’t confine yourself to an 8 to 5 job’

Minister of social welfare and primary industries advised a group of newly-promoted officials not to confine their duties to a 8.00 am to 5.00 pm job, but commit themselves to their responsibilities which could earn them merits as well. He was speaking at the handover of appointment letters at Suhurupaya …

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