EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

Written by Staff Writer

05 Sep, 2019 | 6:50 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) –

Your Thursday Morning Brief

1. Attorney General Dappula de Livera requested the Supreme Court to reject the affidavit of Pujith Jayasundara.

2. COPE revealed a financial scam of Rs.100.5 million at the NSB main branch.

3. MP Wimal Weerawansa revealed details of an incident where six US personnel refused to have their bags inspected.

4. Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva the Commander of the Sri Lanka Army visited the Ragama ‘Ranaviru Sevana’ to check on the war heroes who are recuperating and being rehabilitated.

5. Clinical waste dumped along the roads of Dompe; clinical waste profiteering racket surfaces.

6. Five SLFP MPs who entered through the nationalist and defected from the SLFP have been issued show-cause letters by the General Secretary of UPFA, Mahinda Amaraweera.

7. Recent reports suggest that the construction of the first and third phases of the Central Expressway will be further delayed.

8. President Muhammadu Buhari promised that Nigeria will re-examine the closure of its embassy in Colombo in view of the important relationship the country has with Sri Lanka.

9. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who was on a two-day official visit to the Maldives, returned yesterday.

10. 17 trade unions including employees attached to the Ayurveda, Engineering, Scientific Services, Planning, Architecture, Survey, Accountant, Education, and Administration services will participate in trade union action due to salary anomalies.

 

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