President Mahinda Rajapaksa presented 300
metric tons of dates to the Muslims in the Holy Month of
Ramazan. Here Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne presents the
consignment to Senior Minister A.H.M. Fowzie. Muslim
Religious and Cultural Affairs Director M.H.M. Zameer, Lanka
Sathosa Chairman Nalin Fernando and ITN Director Hashim Omar
were present. Pic. Ruzaik Farook.
An inter-religious community meeting was
held at Dehiwala Municipal Council Auditorium under the
patronage of the Mayor Danasiri Amarathunga recently. Agga
Maha Panditha most Venerable Walpola Piyananda thera of Los
Angeles Dharma Vijaya Temple, Dy. Principal, Ihsaniya Arabic
College, Colombo 10, Moulavi U.F.M. Farood, Deputy Mayor
Kesaralal Gunasekara, Ven. Kirama Vimalajothi thera,
Venkateshwara Swami of Dehiwala and Rev. F. Muthukuda Arachi
are seen in the picture. Pic: M.S.M. Munthasir, Panadura
A mobile service and social welfare
program was held recently at the Divisional Ssecretariat
Maharagama. At the Mobile Service the ‘NERD’ institution
introduced a coconut oil pressure machine to the public. The
Minister of Water Supply and Drainage Dinesh Gunawardane
presented the machine to an entrepreneur, D. Rupasinghe.
Provincial Minister Upali Kodikara, Provincial Councillor
Salochana Gamage, U.C. Member Nichantha Wimalachandra and
Jagath Pathirana and the Divisional Secretary Buddhi
Tharanga Wimalasena also present Pic: Wehelle Piyathilake,
Maharagama Special Cor.
A group of Sri Lankan parliamentarians
who visited Australia recently on the invitation of the
Australian Government called on the Speaker of the
Australian Parliament Mrs. Bronwyn Bishop. Here the leader
of the Sri Lankan delegation, Leader of the House and
Irrigation and Water Resources Management Minister Nimal
Siripala de Silva presents a memento to Mrs. Bishop. Deputy
Speaker Chandima Weerakkody is also in the picture.
The annual gettogether of The Sri Lanka
Republic of Korea Association was held at the Grand Oriental
Hotel, Colombo on Friday. Here the Association President Rtd.
DIG J.M.S.W. Jayasundara greets the Korean Ambassador
Pic. Sudath Malaweera