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Sri Lanka Trying to control Corona Spreading.
2:13 PM 3/16/2021

So far 526 people had died in Sri Lanka due to the Covid-19 infection and related body complications. Most of them are elderly people including men and women. The full curfew imposed in some areas while some police areas too are included in the restricted areas. More than 82,000 people are infected in Sri Lanka with the COVID-19 virus. Front-line staff are being vaccinated with the COVID-19 prevention injections provided by the Indian Government from this week.  All the People in Sri Lanka are now using Face masks to protect against this Corona Virus infection. Meanwhile Ukrainian tourist are already in the Island. They are requested to carry their own PCR tests with Negative report. They were offered full-board standard room at around US$ 100 around 83 euros a night. They are arriving at MRIA Mattala and are heading to Mirissa Beach area and are offered with Yala National Park safari on specially designed jeeps.

Rapid Antigen Tests.
Colombo Municipal Health Department is making arrangements to vaccinate all the people over 60 years within short period against the COVID-19 Virus. Meanwhile Sri Lanka Government is to amend the quarantine rules for its citizen who are returning from overseas. Currently there are two options for them like Those Sri Lankans heading home can either avail the government led free quarantine facility or they can opt for paid quarantine at a hotel when they arrive. Now it is expected to turn in to home quarantine for them.

Meanwhile a program‘Park & Ride’ system will take place from Makumbura Multi-Modal Transport Center (MTC) in Kottawa. The program is to be scheduled from January 1,2021. So office staff can park their vehicles here and can travel on special buses with WI-FI and other facilities to their office. And on return they can pick up their vehicle and the process is expected to reduce the amount of traffic towards Colombo.

Canned Fish Price Slashed. 3:29 PM 10/14/2020

For instance, Sri Lanka Government which is focusing on 20th Amendment also had looked in to the hardship of the people. Additionally they had lifted import tax on dhal, canned fish, Big Onions and sugar with effect from midnight yesterday. In addition a tin of large canned fish can be bought for Rs.200/-, mean while a kilogram of big onion is priced at Rs.100/-. One kilogram of sugar had been priced at Rs.85/-. And the consumers whoever purchase other essential items for over Rs.500 from a Sathosa can buy a kilogram of dhal for Rs.150/-. Also people are offered coconuts at reasonable price from Sathosa outlets. Supply of coconuts in the Colombo District were carried out by the Coconut Development Authority.

Sworn in Ceremony LIVE

  • Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna’s (SLPP) leader, will sworn in as Prime Minister of the Ninth Parliament on August 9, 2020 at the Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharea.
  • President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, today announced the names of 28 ministries and 40 state ministries of his new government.

Final Results.

Party  Votes          Percentage  Seats  National Seats Total

SLPP   6,853,690        59.09%            128                  17           145

SJB      2,771,980        23.90%            47                    07            54

JJB      445,954           3.84%              02                    01             03

ITAK 327,168             2.82%              09                    01              10

AITC   67,766             0.58%              01                    00              01

EPDP  61,464             0.53%              02                    00              01

TMVP 67,692             0.58%              01                    00              01

UNP    249,435           2.15%              00                    01              01

General election was held on 05th August 2020. Further more there are 196 MPs will be selected through the ballots. However nearly 7,452 candidates are standing under party symbols and as Independent group candidates. Further 29 MPs will be provided under the National List depending on the party or group’s received votes.

Note: 2020 General Election was opened on the morning of 5th August for voting and was concluded in the same day evening. In addition, in this 9th Parliament Election nearly 71% of the voters did voted their votes. The election was a peaceful one except for small incidents. Read more.

Sri Lanka Election Results 2020.

Further more Ballot boxes were opened in the morning of 06th August 2020. And the results were released in the evening on the same day. Further more total results and preferential votes counting were released on 7th August Evening 2020. In addition the Election Commissioner only will have the authority to announce the confirmed election results.

In conclusion, TV Stations, Radio Stations will broadcast special programs to announce the results LIVE. Mean while Newspaper websites will update their pages with Election Results and Breaking News reports. In the TV’s there used to be Announcers will provide Special analyzing of the current and previous election results.

TV Stations That will Telecast Election Results.

Rupavahini (With Channel Eye, Nethra TV, and NTV)
TV Derana
Hiru TV
Vasantham TV
Channel One MTV,
Shakthi TV,
Sirasa TV

More on Radio and TV.

Additionally, popular Radio Stations that used to announce the election results as breaking News.
Derana FM, Hiru FM and Sooriyan FM. Mean while, people used to register for SMS breaking News programs to find the election results through their mobile phones and Smartphones. More over, a service charge will apply for these kind of services. On the other hand party websites and social media too used to announce the election results in Sri Lanka.

In Addition, International media publishers like BBC, CNN, Sun TV and Aljaseera used to cover the Sri Lanka General election and used to publish the election results as soon as possible.

Further more, the official election results is now available here.
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