Friday, 24th October 2014

Political

Trade Union Leaders yesterday envisaged that Budget 2015 will be a people-friendly and development oriented budget. Addressing the media at the SLFP Headquarters yesterday, Public Service Trade Union Federation President W. H. Piyadasa said that the present government led by President Mahinda Rajapaksa always tries to provide maximum benefits to the working people of the country. "Hence Budget 2015 will definitely provide maximum benefits to the working people of the country," he said. He said pro-government trade unions have already started the campaign to support President Rajapaksa for his...
  • Timely amendments on atomic sector before House
Deputy Speaker Chandima Weerakkody presided when parliament met at 1.00 p.m. yesterday. After the presentation of papers and oral questions, the House took up the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Bill for debate. Technology Research and Atomic Energy Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka: I present the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Bill for the approval of the House. The intention of this Bill is to establish two new bodies, namely, the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Board and Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council. The Board is for the promotion and encouragement of the use of Atomic energy while the Council is...