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* Sri Lanka announces standard time
Tue, Apr 12, 2011, 12:26 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 11, Colombo: Sri Lankan government announced the country's standard time at midnight Monday and made it mandatory for all electronic media and telecommunication companies to display it as the official time of the country.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa Monday at the Temple Trees inaugurated the website www.sltime.org, displaying the Sri Lanka's standard time.

The Minister of Cooperatives and Internal Trade Johnston Fernando authorized a Special Gazette Notification on the Standard Time.

The President has said that it will be mandatory to display it as the official time of Sri Lanka.



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