Despite global economic downturn:
GDp grows six percent
Despite the global economic downturn, Sri Lanka
recorded an economic growth rate of 6.0 percent in 2008, Executive
Director Government Department of Census and Statistics D. B. P. S.
Vidayaratne told a press conference in Colombo yesterday.
Colombo tops dengue deaths
Healthcare and Nutrition Minister Nimal Siripala
de Silva told Parliament yesterday that Colombo district still
remains as the district with the highest number of dengue patients
UNP to amend party constitution
Propose senior leader post:
The United National Party (UNP) Working Committee
which met at the party headquarters ‘Sirikotha’ amidst speculation
of a leadership change yesterday, has decided to amend the party
constitution and create a new senior leaders post in addition to the