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'Work from Home' extended to Friday

The ‘Work from Home’ (WFH) has been further extended from tomorrow to next Friday (6 to 10 April), the Government said.


April 05, 2020

58 Division distributes lunch packets to elder’s home

Soldiers of 58 Division in Puttalam distributed dry rations and lunch packets among elders in the ‘Lurdu Matha Elders’ Home at Kala Oya.

April 04, 2020

Beware of fake news and messages circulated; President says

Issuing a Tweeter message, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says during the crisis, there are messages purporting to be from the President, being shared on social media and messaging platforms such as Whatsapp, Viber, FB messenger etc.


April 04, 2020

A batch of 172 quarantined returnees at SLAF centre at Iranamadu left homes

Another group of 172 returnees from abroad, who have undergone 14-day quarantine process at the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) run Iranamadu Centre left to their homes, today.

April 04, 2020

CSD distributes vegetables among Zoysapura residents

The Civil Security Department (CSD) has distributed vegetables at concessionary prices among residents in the Zoysapura, Moratuwa, yesterday.

April 04, 2020

SLAF decontaminated SriLankan aircraft fleet at BIA

Sri Lanka Air Force’s (SLAF) Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear and Explosive Wing carried out decontamination operations of SriLankan Airlines aircraft fleet at the Bandaranayke International Airport (BIA).

April 03, 2020

Quarantined 288 returnees left homes from army-led centres

After completing 14-days quarantine process, 288 more returnees left their homes from Diyatalawa, Rantambe, Periyakadu, Bogoda and Pallekele Quarantine Centres, today.

April 03, 2020

Ranaviru Seva Authority receives a donation of gloves and facemasks

Supporting government’s initiative to contain the spread of COVID-19, Metallurgical Corporation of China Ltd handed over a package of gloves and facemasks to the Ranaviru Seva Authority (RVSA) today (2). RVSA Chairman Maj. Gen. (Retd) Nandana Senadeera received the donation of 4000 pairs of hand gloves and facemasks each from the Chairman, Metallurgical Corporation of China Ltd during the session.

April 02, 2020

Atalugama and Akurana completely locked

Atalugama in Kalutara and Akurana in Kandy districts have been declared as completely isolated areas and no one is allowed to enter or exit these two villages until further notice.


March 31, 2020

Legal action for those who violate curfew under essential services

Traveling in-between districts is completely prohibited except for  essential services, and those who violate regulations under essential services will be severely dealt according to the law, says President's Media Division.

March 31, 2020