The first claim under the ‘Supasan Guru
Pawra’ Insurance Scheme for employees in the Western
Province Education Ministry was paid recently, on the
premium taken by the late H.K.D.G. Priyawangda. Here
President Mahinda Rajapaksa presents a cheque for Rs.
500,000 to the late employee's husband. Western Province,
Chief Secretary, Jayanthi Wijethunga, Education Secretary,
S.T. Kodikara, Swarna Fernando and Principal, Dharmapala
Vidyalaya, Kottawa, C.B. Kodikara are also in the picture.
Pic: M.S.M. Munthasir, Panadura Central Gr. Cor.
Local Government and Provincial Councils
Minister A. L. M. Athaullah laid the foundation stone for
the new office building complex costing Rs. 30.7 million
which will be funded by the Economic Development Ministry
under the ‘Pura Neguma’ special development program. Here
the Minister Athaullah laying the stone at the site.
Ministers Jagath Pushpakumara, Sumeda G. Jayasena, Ministry
Secretary R.A.A.K. Ranawaka, ‘Pura Neguma’ Project Director
Ananda Gamage and Wellawaya Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman were
Pic: I.L.M. Rizan, Addalaichenai Central Cor.
Sri Lanka - China legal
luminaries promote friendship
Attorney-at-Law Rasanga Harishchandra,
President of Sri Lanka-China Legal professionals Friendship
Forum and Member of ASLCSCC paid a goodwill visit to the
Beijing Lawyers Association recently during his visit to
China. He had a fruitful discussion with Wang Weidong,
Council Member-Director-External Affairs Committee of
Beijing Lawyers Association on promoting friendship between
legal professionals of Sri Lanka and China. He presented law
magazines, Colombo Law Society journals and related
publications to the Beijing Lawyers Association.
The member of farmer organisations in the
Nuwarawewa and Tissawewa irrigation schemes and the
Irrigation Management Division (IMD) of the Ministry of
Irrigation and Water Resources Management, Anuradhapura
organised a walk to mark World Water Day 2014. Deputy
Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Management, W.B.
Ekanayake, Additional Secretary to the Ministry of
Irrigation and Water Resources Management Mrs.
Shantha Wijayarathna, Director IMD Mrs. Chandika Ethugala
and Media Consultant to the Minister of Irrigation and Water
Resources Management, Wiraj Abeysinghe were also present.
Pic: Mohamed Imtyaz, Colombo Central Spl. Cor.
The Galle Music Festival 2014 was held
recently in Galle organised by the Norwegian Embassy, and
Aru Sri Rangayatana. Here the Chief Guest Governor Southern
Province Dr. Kumari Balasuriya, being welcomed by the
“Kapirinja Dancers”. Pic by Dr. Richmond Wijesekera, Bentota