Man stabbed to death at community mediation board meeting in temple

A person has been stabbed to death during a community mediation board (CMB) meeting held at a Buddhist Temple in Athkanda, Kurunegala.

Police said that the stabbing took place following an argument over a land dispute.

A complaint lodged with the community mediation board regarding the land dispute was taken up for hearing at the Athkanda Temple today (Oct. 1) with the presence of both parties involved. 

Board meeting in templeAthkandaKurunegalaCommunity mediation board

SLFP celebrates 65th anniversary

The 65th anniversary celebrations of the SLFP is set to take place at the Maligapitiya grounds in Kurunegala under the patronage of its leader, President Maithripala Sirisena.

General Secretary of the UPFA, Minister Mahinda Amaraweera says that all preparations have been completed, and that the Convention would commence at 2 p.m. on Sunday.

Meanwhile, special security measures have been implemented in Kurunegala in line with the 65th anniversary celebrations of the SLFP.

SLFP 65th anniversaryMaithripala SirisenaKurunegala

Volkswagen car plant: Proposal handed over to company

Volkswagen car ,Eran Wickramaratne ,plant in Kuliyapitiya, Kurunegala

State Enterprise Development Deputy Minister Eran Wickramaratne said today that the process of setting up a Volkswagen car plant in Kuliyapitiya, Kurunegala is moving ahead and the BOI had handed over the concluded proposal to the project company.

He said the next step of the process is to build the plant by the project company. “I’m not certain as to how many days it will be but once the plant is completed, the company will start their production,” the minister told the Daily Mirror.

Volkswagen carEran Wickramaratneplant in KuliyapitiyaKurunegala


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