National Museum reopens today; a request to set up a war museum.

Monday, 01 April 2013 - 8:04


The National Heritage Ministry said that the Colombo Museum would reopen to the public from today.

The museum was closed for public recently as a result of the collapse of a museum stairway injuring 36 persons including schoolchildren and teachers.

However sections other than the area where the relevant staircase is, will reopen from today.

National Heritage Minister Jagath Baalasuriya had earlier said that a three-member committee would be appointed for probing the incident.


Participating at the conference the national Sangha Federation and the Bodu Bala pubuduwa had organized in Colombo yesterday  JHU leader Venerable Omalpe Sobhita Thero stated as follows.


UNP is contesting elections this year with solutions to major issues in the country - Ranil (Video)
Tuesday, 07 July 2020 - 22:10

UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the UNP will contest the election with solutions for the major issues in the country.He said this while speaking... Read More

Becoming a Chairman in your dreams  - Prasanna (Video)
Tuesday, 07 July 2020 - 22:06

Minister Prasanna Ranatunga stated that there is no point in talking about the Chairpersons. Meanwhile, speaking at a public meeting held today, former... Read More

One more tested positive for COVID- 19, increasing total infected in Sri Lanka to 2081
Tuesday, 07 July 2020 - 21:37

One more tested positive for COVID- 19, an arrival from Saudi Arabia, increasing total infected in Sri Lanka to 2081. Read More