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A Sathyagraha Campaign to exert pressure on the government to expedite the process of fulfilling the pledges given to the public will be held in Colombo today.

A Sathyagraha Campaign to exert pressure on the government to expedite the process of fulfilling the pledges given to the public will be held in Viharamaha Devi Park in Colombo today at 3.00 PM.

Addressing a media briefing recently to inform about the Sathyagraha Campaign veteran film Director Dharmasiri Bandaranayaka said that the certain significant marks of the previous regime is visible in the present government. He explained that it is a duty of each citizen to drag out the present government from that position. This is the main objective of Sathyagraha Campaign, he added.

Prime Minister points out the need to have a proper economic plan to steer the country towards prosperity.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe pointed out the need to implement proper economic plan to steer the country towards prosperity. Well planned short term and long term measures will be taken for this purpose. He made these remarks at a ceremony held in the BMICH this evening. Three books written by Sujith Akkarawatta were launched at this ceremony.

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Another group of Mahaweli families will receive proper title deeds.


1,300 families in Victoria and Kothmale Mahaweli colonies will be provided with title deeds by President Maithripala Sirisena at the Central Province sports complex in Digana on the 18th of this month. These people have been living in these lands for over ten years without proper deeds. With the receipt of legal title deeds many problems face by them will be solved.

The world biggest airbus landed at Bandaranaike International Airport.


An Emirates A380 aircraft landed at Bandaranaike International Airport Katunayake today, helping Sri Lanka and the airport achieve an aviation milestone. Minister of Transport and Aviation Nimal Siripala de Silva was at the airport to greet UAE Ambassador to Sri Lanka Abdul Hameed Abdul Fattah Kazhim Al-Mulla, and the Emirates' representatives. This is the first A380 commercial flight to the country.

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The foundation of the programme in providing with land deeds to the landless has been laid.

Lands minister Gayantha Karunatilleke emphasised that local lands will not be transferred to foreigners in outright grants.  Foreigners can obtain local land on leasing base.  During the previous Presidential and general elections  President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe promised the people of the country that the landless people will be given deeds of outrights grants in having land.

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The lane discipline priority programme in Colombo come into effect from tomorrow.

Priority lanes for buses will be made effective from tomorrow onward. The priority bus lanes would be in service from 6.00 am till 9.00 am on weekdays. The priority lane system will thus be implemented along roads between Kuruswa Handiya in Moratuwa upto Katubedda and from Wellawatte Savoi cinema upto Bambalapitiya and Colombo and Battaramulla.

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The active contributors to the EPF have been reached 2.6 million.

The commissioner of Employees Provident Fund  D.P.K.P. Weerakoon says that the active contribution to the fund is 2.6 million rupees at  present.   The commissioner emphasises that the service provider as well as client should contribute together in strengthening  the EPF.  The client part should be vigilant whether their service provider  contribute to the fund as necessitated by the law.

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Minister Chandima Weerakkody points out that Mr. Mahinda Rajapakse has no right to request SLFP members to resign from the party.


Minister Chandima Weerakkody says that parliamentarian Mahinda Rajapakse has no right to inform the SLFP members to resign. Rajapakses have had the opportunity to enter into politics through the SLFP. Now, professor G.L. Peiris is attempting to disrupt the SLFP forming a separate political party. At a press briefing held in Colombo today the Minister Chandima Weerakoody said that the Mr. G.L. Peiris has become a mockery among the people.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe participated in many programmes in Kandy district

 
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe participated in many programmes in Kandy district. These development programmes were organised to commemorate 40 years completion of Prime Minister in Parliament.

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A Sathyagraha Campaign to compel the government to activate the promises given to the public will be held in Colombo on Tuesday.

 

 


A Sathyagraha Campaign to force the government to activate the promises given to the public will be held in Viharamaha Devi Park in Colombo on Tuesday at 3.00 PM.

Addressing a media briefing to inform about the Sathyagraha Campaign veteran film Director Dharmasiri Bandaranayaka said that the certain significant marks of the previous regime is visible in the present government. He explained that it is a duty for them to drag

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