The two day EDEX Mid-Year Expo 2015 exhibition and job fair which commenced on Saturday (05) will conclude today (September 6). The exhibition is open for public from 10.00am to 6.30 pm. EDEX Mid-Year Expo 2015, premier education exhibition and job fair, conducted by the Royal College Union (RCU) is being held at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC).

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The swearing in ceremony of the new Cabinet of the National Government commenced at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo, a short while ago.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was the first to take oaths as the Minister of National Policy and Economic Affairs before President Maithripala Sirisena.

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President Maithripala Sirisena says, as a government he expects to initiate a project within next two years to supply purified water to the people in the areas where there is a threat of spreading kidney diseases.

The President made these remarks at a ceremony to offer a water filter which has the capacity of filtering 24000 liters per day for kidney patients at Sudarshanarama Temple in Thalakolawewa, Medirigiriya yesterday (Sep. 03).

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The Ministry of Health has declared an island wide National Mosquito Prevention Week commenced from September 10 to 16, Health Services Director General Dr. Palitha Mahipala said while addressing a media conference held at Government Information Department yesterday (02).

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President Maithripala Sirisena called on all political parties to end politics of conflict and extend a helping hand to strengthen the politics of consociation initiated by the government. Pointing out that one major national party ruled the country for 35 years and the other main party ruled for 32 years, he urged all the Members of Parliament representing different political parties to cooperate with the government’s determined initiative to usher in a new political culture of consociation.

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