The opposition says the government consented to bury the remains of persons who succumb with COVID-19, only after international pressure.
The Ministry of Health has reiterated that it is safe to obtain the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVIShield vaccine.
Another 182 COVID-19 cases have been detected today in the country, raising the number of confirmed infections to 84,792.
After months of deliberation, Sri Lanka today commenced the burial of remains of persons who succumb with COVID-19.
485 persons who contracted the novel coronavirus have recovered and have been discharged from hospitals.
The President in his address to the nation on the 73rd Independence Day said he will discharge his duties to all Sri Lankans.
Sri Lanka celebrates her 73rd Independence Day today.
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa today delivered the 2021 Budget speech in Parliament.