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Plant distribution for ‘Nekathata Pelayak’

The Primary Industries Ministry is planning to plant 100,000 TEJC mango plants island wide at the auspicious time when the Sinhala and Tamil New Year dawns. Titled ‘Nekathata Pelayak’, this will be part of a project to plant 100 million export crop plants this year. The distribution of the mango …

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System needed to ensure equal representation

Deputy minister Dr. Anoma Gamage says it is unfortunate that the recent local government polls failed to elect representatives to ensure that all the voters are equally represented at the LG bodies. She called for the establishment of a system to ensure that all the voters are equally represented, when …

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SML Automotive Launches the All-New Jaguar E-PACE

, Sri Lanka: SML Frontier Automotive, sole agent of Jaguar and Land Rover (JLR) in Sri Lanka launched the E-PACE a five-seat compact SUV that packs the design and performance of a Jaguar sports car into a spacious, practical and connected all- wheel-drive vehicle. The compact SUV was launched at …

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Primary industries on the correct path – Daya Gamage

The primary industries ministry implemented a number of productive programmes in the past two years to realize the government objective to help export earnings achieve a broad-based improvement, says primary industries minister Daya Gamage. He was speaking at the launch of the EU Technical assistance to the agriculture modernization project …

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Garment exports income raised again

Income from garment exports has now been raised to 43 per cent, from the 32 pc income during the Rajapaksa regime, said primary industries minister Daya Gamage. The 800 garment factories that brought in 54 pc of the country’s income has reduced to 150 now, he said. The minister was …

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Visit to Australia by Women MPs from Sri Lanka

A Delegation of Women Members of Parliament from Sri Lanka will visit Australia on a study tour from 21-29 March 2018. The delegates are Chandrani Bandara MP, Minister of Women and Child Affairs, Thalatha Atukorale MP, Minister of Justice, Dr. Sudarshini Fernandopulle MP, State Minister of City Planning and Water …

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JAGUAR LAND ROVER REVEALED GAME-CHANGERS AT GENEVA MOTOR SHOW

Jaguar Land Rover has revealed two ground-breaking models to the world at the 88th Geneva International Motor Show, which concluded yesterday (18/03/2018). Fresh off its global reveal, the Jaguar I-PACE that made its way to Switzerland from Austria for its public debut, with the battery electric, all-wheel-drive, premium SUV leading …

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New UNP LG body members for Ampara take oaths

The 64 members elected to the local government bodies in Ampara district at the recent polls from the UNP took their oaths before minister Daya Gamage at the auditorium of Monty Guest in Ampara yesterday. Speaking on the occasion, minister Gamage urged the new LG members to give their strength …

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