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A first day cover in the form of a Twenty Rupee coin was issued as a collector’s item by the Central Bank yesterday. Governor Prof. W.D. Lakshman presented the first coin to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday. A limited number of 3,000 coins is sold at Rs.1,300 each at the Central Bank Head Office and branches.


Army Commander General Shavendra Silva takes the salute at a ceremonial Guard of Honour held at the Army headquarters on his promotion to the rank of General yesterday. Picture by Rukmal Gamage.




Security personnel guiding and warning the people to wear the masks properly in Kattankudy, Batticaloa yesterday (31).
Picture by Sivam Packiyanathan, Batticaloa Special Corr.

The Kirindiwela Regional Electrical Engineering Office was opened by Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) General Superintendent
Kumuduni Herath yesterday (31).  Additional General Manager T.A.K. Jayasekara and Engineer Dhammika Tantri Malage were present.
Picture by Hirantha Gunathilaka