Minister of Disaster Management

Korea provides drought relief to Lanka

President Maithripala Sirisena

The Republic of Korea has provided a humanitarian assistance package to Sri Lanka for drought relief at the President’s Official Residence in Colombo today (28).

President’s Media Division stated that a Korean Parliamentary delegation had handed over the relief material including eight lorry-mounted water bowsers to President Maithripala Sirisena today (28).

The keys of the water bowsers had been handed over by two leaders of the Korean Parliamentary delegation, Hong Moon-jong and Yoo Ki-june, who are both senior members of the Korean National Assembly.

The Republic of KoreaPresident’s Media DivisionMinister of Disaster ManagementAnura Priyadharshana YapaKorean Ambassador Won-sam ChangPresident Maithripala SirisenaKorean National AssemblyKorean Parliamentary delegationHong Moon-jong and Yoo Ki-juneMinister Anura Priyadharshana YapaJaffnaKilinochchiAnuradhapuraPolonnaruwaTrincomaleeKOICADirector of KOICA

Supreme Court receives petition demanding policy for waste management

Supreme Court

A fundamental rights petition has been submitted to the Supreme Court demanding a policy for methodical waste management without causing harm to the public.

The petition was presented by the Centre for Environmental Justice.

Several parties including the Central Environmental Authority, Minister of Disaster Management, and the President have been named as respondents of the petition, sources say.


Supreme Court receives petition demanding policy for waste managementEnvironmental JusticeSeveral parties including the Central Environmental AuthorityMinister of Disaster Management


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