The regulation to collect categorized garbage within Urban Council limits is effective from today.
President Maithripala Sirisena handed over the sorted garbage to the Urban Council to inaugurate the program at his official residence in Colombo today.
President Sirisena also noted that it is high time the country drew more attention towards garbage management.
Meanwhile, students of Eriyawa Junior School of Galgamuwa who excelled in Year-5 scholarship Examination, met President Maithripala Sirisena today.
During the meeting with the President, the students requested a new building for the school.
Later, the President informed the school principal to submit the respective building estimate as soon as possible.
Dileep Kumara Sanujan - the first student to pass the Year-5 scholarship examination from NasivantivuTamil School in Batticaloa, also met the President at the Presidential Secretariat today.