EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

Written by Staff Writer

17 Sep, 2019 | 6:33 am

COLOMBO (News 1st)

Your Monday Morning Brief

1. The Chairman of the National Elections Commission said that the Presidential Election would likely be announced within the next 14 days.

2. Sri Lanka’s China managed Hambantota Port has inked a deal with Thailand’s Ranong port with a view to developing shipping routes in the region.

3. The Jathika Hela Urumaya declares that they are not pleased with the delay in naming a Presidential Candidate and proposes to summon all 106 MPs from the UNP and its allies to vote and decide on the matter.

4. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe records evidence with regard to an investigation taking place on leasing a building in Rajagiriya for the Ministry of Agriculture.

5. A part of the ceiling of a building at the Hultsdorf Court Complex collapsed yesterday (September 16) as a result of heavy rains.

6. The 46th Asian Regional Training & Development Organisation International Conference will take place in Colombo in the coming week.

7. The Lotus Tower – South Asia’s tallest tower standing at 356 meters in Colombo was declared opened by President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (September 16).

8. Former Chairman of Sri Lanka Ports Authority, Dr Priyath Bandu Wickrama stated that the current government has exceeded an amount of Rs.3.5 billion on one kilometre for the expressway.

9. United National Party MP, Palitha Thewarapperuma and 05 others have been granted bail by the Matugama Magistrate court.

10. Ministry of Health states that the spread of diarrhoea and fungal diseases has become a concern due to the prevailing heavy rain.

“A little progress each day adds up to big results.”

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