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Naval and fishing communities warned

Due  to the active cloudiness in the Western and North-western sea areas, temporarily strong gusty winds (up to 70-80 kmph) and very rough seas can be expected in the sea areas off the coast extending from Galle to Kankasanturai via Puttalam and Mannar. In addition other sea areas may also …

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Toddy tapping brought under license by Ministry of Finance

Toddy tapping from Coconut and Palmyrah trees has been brought under license with amendment proposed to Section 15 of the Excise Ordinance (Chapter 52) by the Ministry of Finance and Mass Media. Cabinet approval has been granted for this amendment. Though the license is required for toddy tapping under the …

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