Thursday, 21st August 2014

Political

Under the theme 'Blue Bastion to Defend Motherland' 334 conferences representing Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) representatives, women's and youth organisations have been held at electorate level in most parts of the country under President Mahinda Rajapaksa's guidance. The program was launched to discuss the SLFP's future course of action and matters pertaining to the people. There were 104 meetings of electoral representatives, 84 meetings of women's organisations and 146 meetings of youth organisations. An unprecedented number participated in these conferences which were the most...
Ocean University of Sri Lanka Bill taken up for debate: University's course content will revolve around fisheries, marine technology Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa presided when Parliament met at 1.00 pm yesterday. After the presentation of papers and oral questions, the House took up the Ocean University of Sri Lanka Bill for debate. Youth Affairs and Skills Development Minister Dullas Alahapperuma: I present the Ocean University of Sri Lanka Bill for Second Reading. Today is an important day in Sri Lanka's vocational training and development. The President when holding the ministerial portfolio...