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Conspiracies will not shake his resolve to serve country, says President Rajapaksa

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President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that saboteurs carry out various conspiracies every time a leader who thinks about the country comes to power.

Addressing an election rally at the Mahaweli Stadium in Badulla on Saturday (01), President Rajapaksa said every time a patriotic leader was elected to the highest office in the country, Conspirators and extremists would emerge to sabotage his/her policies and vision.

Commenting on the strike launched by the port workers, the President said a group of people had created a baseless crisis in relation to the Colombo Port.

No matter what conspiracies were launched, no one could intimidate him by such acts of sabotage, the President said He assured that it would not diminish his spirit while performing his duty to eradicate poverty.

President Rajapaksa assured that his quest to eradicate poverty would not be abandoned. He promised to honor every promise in his policy framework, “Vistas of Prosperity and Splendor” and following the general election, promised 150,000 job appointments for underprivileged and graduates would be granted.

In addition, the President also revealed a plan to provide employment for students who had succeeded in O/L and A/L following a satisfactory training program.

At a public gathering at the Kandaketiya Weekly fair premises, Wiyaluwa, the President assured to implement a proper plan to permanently resolve the elephant intrusions and shortage of water supply for irrigation in the area. He added that he would take steps to return inherited lands for cultivation purposes.

President stated that he would examine each and every issue in order to successfully combat poverty and uplift the lives of the people under a proper strategy.

 



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Navy intercept multi-day fishing trawler carrying 200kg of narcotics

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It has been reported that the Sri Lanka Navy has intercepted a multi-day fishing trawler carrying around 200kg of narcotics suspected to be heroin and crystal methamphetamine (‘Ice’) off the southern coast of the island.

The boat and crew  were to be brought to the Galle Harbour,

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Advisory for Severe Lightning issued to Western, Southern, Sabaragamuwa, Northern and North-western provinces and in Monaragala district today (12)

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Advisory for Severe Lightning issued by the natural hazards early warning center at 01.30 p.m. to 11.30 p.m. on 12 April 2024

Thundershowers accompanied by severe lightning are likely to occur at several places in Western, Southern, Sabaragamuwa, Northern and North-western provinces and in Monaragala district.

There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers.

General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity.

ACTION REQUIRED:

The Department of Meteorology advises that people should:
• Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.

• Avoid open areas such as paddy fields, tea plantations and open water bodies during thunderstorms.

• Avoid using wired telephones and connected electric appliances during thunderstorms.

• Avoid using open vehicles, such as bicycles, tractors and boats etc.

• Beware of fallen trees and power lines.

• For emergency assistance contact the local disaster management authorities.
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Rear Admiral Princely Liyanage (Retd) sets Serendib World Record climbing Adam’s Peak in record time

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Rear Admiral Princely Liyanage (Retd) of the Sri Lanka Navy achieved a remarkable feat, setting a Serendib World Record for climbing Adam’s Peak (Sri Pada) in an impressive time of 23 hours and 46 minutes, using four different routes  (Nallathanniya, Erathna, Palabaddala, and Malingboda.)  as well as becoming the first person to complete the most ascents of Adam’s Peak within 24 hours.

He began his quest to set this record on 08th April, starting from the Nallathanniya Sri Pada entrance at 3:00 a.m all the way to the peak. His journey continued with climbs up and down the Erathna, Palabaddala, and Malingboda routes, ultimately concluding with the challenging trek from Adam’s Peak to Nallathanniya.

The Serendib World Records Committee officially acknowledged Rear Admiral Princely Liyanage’s (Retd) achievement and awarded him the Serendib World Record certificate on 09th April.

(Navy Media)

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