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Sri Lanka to implement digital ID cards

The Sri Lankan government will soon implement digital identification cards for its citizens aimed at strengthening the island's digital economy, officials said on Monday.

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Child-killing virus hits Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's health officials on Thursday warned that a virus affecting children was spreading in the island's south and five deaths had been reported.

Sri Lankan President calls for political unity after unrest

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday called for unity from all political parties after months of political instability in the island country.

Sri Lankan President reshuffles cabinet

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday reshuffled his unity government following months of political unrest between the two main coalition partners, the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the United National Party (UNP).

Sri Lankan President grants amnesty to 432 prisoners

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena granted amnesty to 432 prisoners on Sunday in view of Vesak festival celebrated by the Buddhists in the country, a spokesman here said on Sunday.

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