Education Ministry decrees:
Mobile phone taboo in schools
In move to create a well disciplined student
population in the country, the Education Ministry is to issue a
special circular that prevents students from bringing mobile phones
to the schools.
IMF USD 2.6 billion Stand by Agreement:
Sri Lanka to receive first tranche today
Sri Lanka to receive USD 332 million from
International Monetary Fund (IMF) as the first disbursement of the
USD 2.6 billion Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) Facility today.
SAARC Council of Ministers to declare:
Decade of Intra-regional connectivity in SAARC
The Second Meeting of SAARC Ministers of
Transport chaired by Transport Minister Dullas Alahapperuma was held
at the Colombo Hilton on July 25 with the participation of all
Member States of SAARC.