The first protection shelters by the Govt was established in 2012 and subsequently several others have been established at provincial level. The Opposition Leader made this observation when he met UK State Minister for United Nations and Commonwealth the Baroness Anelay at the residence of the British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Nov 9 (DM) A suspect who was arrested over suspiciously behaving and pretending as a journalist at the funeral of veteran musician W. Amaradeva at the Independence Square, where the President and other VIPs were present, was ordered to be remanded till Nov 15 by the Colombo Chief Magistrate today.
According to the prosecution, the suspect had behaved suspiciously taking photographs of the VIPs continuously pretending to be a journalist. Nov 9 (CG) Govt has decided to purchase private land in the Jaffna District to resettle war displaced families.
Ministry recently proclaimed the formulation of a national policy and plan on 1.2 million female-headed households in the country.
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Minister Rajitha Senaratne said disabled veterans who are now demanding their pensions also received compensation from the previous govt.
Knight, England's captain, was also the pick of the bowlers before helping chase down a target of 169 with more than 20 overs to spare. Nov 9 (CG) A new set of guidelines are to be issued to shelters for abused women, the Government said today.
In addition to providing legal assistance, counselling and medical services, to women victimized by domestic violence, rape, and sexual abusethere is a need to maintain temporary protection shelters. Sampanthan yesterday stressed the importance of the support of the international community as Sri Lanka strives toward achieving reconciliation in the future.
The majority are in the North and East, Batticaloa, Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu (over 100,000) and in Colombo, Kurunegala and Kandy more..