The Government had announce to adopt an open skies policy allowing international carriers to operate freely at the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport.
Open skies policy is a concept where free market conditions are created for commercial aviation. It provides access to international carriers to operate freely without restrictions “This is a move to attract more international traffic.
The Government had planned to live an open skies policy only for a limited period but now it had decided to extend it for an unlimited period.
The other concessions at Mattala would be a 50 per cent discount on ground handling charges for five years
He said talks were held with various international airlines including Emirates, Qatar Airways. Etihad, Air Arabia. Sichuan Airlines of China and the Korean Airlines and they had agreed to fly to Mattala Talks with other airlines were continuing.
Despite registration of students for admission to the Sri Lanka Law College commencing after a three-week delay, the student union threatens to continue with its protests over the revision of the entrance exam syllabus.
Though the demand from the Law Entrance Students’ Union was to re-conduct the exams, the Law College administration decided to bring down the cut-off mark from 69 to 66 and enrol an additional 242 students increasing the total number to 551 unlike the other years where the number was less than 300.
It was also decided to revise the law entrance examination syllabus from one subject to two. Since 1998, the exam consisted of one subject which was a background to la w but the latest syllabus includes a language paper and a paper for general knowledge and intelligence. It was made mandatory for students to sit for one paper in English.
But the Law College administration has decided to go ahead with the latest syllabus.
Law College Principal Dr. W.D. Rodrigo said the decision to revise the syllabus was in the best interests of the legal profession.
He said the latest syllabus has been the entrance exam syllabus from 1971 to 1998. This method has been tested for decades,” Dr. Rodrigo said.
The papers will be prepared in all three languages for students to choose one in Sinhala or Tamil language.
The City & Guilds Technician Programmes are offered in the levels of Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Graduate Diploma & Post Graduate Diploma. The Graduate Diploma in Engineering is equivalent to British BEng (Honours) & the Post Graduate Diploma in Engineering is equivalent to British MEng.
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
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Approved Centres for Engineering Qualification
Jinasena Engineering (Pvt) Ltd
Institute of Advance Construction Studies
Alexandra College of Professional Studies
Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation
Skills College of Technology Skills International (Pvt) Ltd
APSS International Networks (Pvt) Ltd
Sri Lanka Institute of Textile & Apparel
Intec Asia Campus
Sri Lanka Telecom
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If you are the Sampath Bank credit card holders, Rush to any KFC restaurant on Thursday the 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th February 2013 and enjoy a fabulous 1 for 1 deal on 8pc Hot & Crispy/Fiery Grilled Bucket, 20pc Hot Wings/Hot Drumlets box, Zinger Burger meal, Twister meal or Veggie Burger meal.
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If you are a Royalist or Thomian, it’s your time to cheer your Teams and meets your Friends at Royal –Thomian Cricket Match 2013 on 7th , 8th and 9th March 2013.
Members could reserve tickets by forwarding a cheque for Rs. 5,000.00 drawn in favour of “Royal – Thomian Stallions” crossed Account Payee together with their NIC Number and an address to be used for delivery of tickets to
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The Gangaramaya is going to have Colombo Nawam Maha Perera on 24th and 25th February 2013 from 7.00 Pm. Those who like to send donations would send by cheque or money order. Seats can be reserved for tourist through tourist companies and Srilankan can have seats free.
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The Institute of Human Resource Advancement of the University of Colombo offers following Management courses with an academic development path for professionals and future professionals who are in need of training in the field of Management & Administration
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