High turnout forecast for today’s poll
It is all systems go for today’s Batticaloa Local
Government Elections with a hundred per cent turnout by election
staff reported together with a smooth transport of ballot boxes to
respective polling stations by 2 p.m. yesterday.
Lanka seeks to cash in on booming job market
SRI LANKA is looking to exploit rising
opportunities for its skilled workforce in Qatar. Foreign
Employment, Promotion and Welfare Minister Keheliya Rambukwella
said. He said Qatar and Sri Lanka stood to gain from improving
relations in different sectors.
President’s portrait adorns Russian Gallery
Famous Russian artist and sculptor Aram
Grigoryan has added a portrait of President Mahinda Rajapaksa to his
extensive gallery. President Rajapaksa is among the few world
leaders including George W. Bush and Nelson Mandela whose portraits
adorn his gallery.
Funds to develop Seruwila sacred site
The Seruwila sacred sited has been declared a
world heritage. The Government along with UNESCO has allocated funds
over Rs. 100 million to develop the site, a Presidential Media Unite