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Keep a Sapling like a Girl - Says President

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“keep and protect a sapling which is planted by you, like a way you keep and protect a little girl with love and compassion from her birth to young age. That was why we started the reforestation project –Vana Roopa(planting program) on the International Day of girl Child(October 11)” ,Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena revealed while addressing the opening ceremony of Sri Lanka Next program as a chief guest on 16th of October 2017 at BMICH, Colombo. President Sirisena has been considered as one among the very few environmental friendly politicians in Sri Lanka.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 October 2017 17:50

Strong winds along the coastal line

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Met Department states that strong winds could experience in the coastal areas within the next 72 Hours.  Heavy showers will occur at times in the Bay of Bengal to the north-east and east of the island.

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 September 2017 19:26

National Marine Resource conservation week commenced

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President Maithripala Sirisena today declared National marine resource conservation week. This was launched in parallel with International coastal cleanup day.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 September 2017 18:57

Priority Bus lanes to ease traffic congestion in the streets of Colombo

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Megapolis and western development ministry introduced priority bus lanes to ease traffic congestion recently.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 August 2017 08:41

Use of polythene, rigifoam, shopping bags banned

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Central Environment Authority (CEA) has banned the use of polythene lunch sheets, rigifoam boxes and shopping bags, with effect from 1st of September. In a bid to make Sri Lanka polythene-free and find a sustainable solution to solid waste management, President Maithripala Sirisena has announced a number of measures including the ban on the import, manufacture and sale of lunch sheets and a ban on the use of polythene for decorations.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 17:54
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