Indo-Sri Lanka electricity interconnection
India to supply 500 MW power
A high profile Indian delegation is due in Sri
Lanka at the end of this month to strike the historic deal to begin
the construction of Indo-Sri Lanka Electricity Interconnection
project. Under this project the country will receive electricity of
500 mega watts (MW) initially.
Health budget to increase three-fold
Healthcare and Nutrition Minister Nimal Siripala
de Silva said the Treasury has agreed to increase the health budget
three-fold to uplift the public health facilities to improve the
quality of lives.
Vavuniya villages to come under cultivation
Nearly 2,160 acres in the 35 resettlement
villages in Vavuniya will be under cultivation shortly. Northern
Governor Major General G.A. Chandrasiri has instructed officials in