Bio-pirates threaten Customs officials
Sequel to foiling an attempted export of water
The Sri Lanka Customs ‘BioDiversity Protection
Unit head Samatha Gunasekera yesterday said , he and his Unit’s
officers on duty at Air Cargo Export Terminal at at the Bandaranaike
International Airport have been faced with threats to their lives
after foiling an attempt to export a consignment of unauthorised
water plants from Sri Lanka .
Constitution of Sri Lanka:
No piecemeal changes
The Government will not go for piecemeal
tinkering with the Constitution but overhaul it with a two third
majority secured at a general election. Media Minister Lakshman Yapa
Abeywardena addressing a media briefing at his Ministry, said.
Menik Farm area:
Govt develops drainage system
A two-phase project will be implemented to
develop the drainage system in welfare centres in the Menik Farm
area, said Disaster Management and Human Rights Minister Mahinda
Samarasinghe making a statement during the Adjournment Debate in
Parliament yesterday on the situation of Internally Displaced
Persons’ camps in Vavuniya.