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    Turkish Foreign Minister meets Prime Minister

    Turkish Foreign Minister meets Prime Minister

    Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, now on an official visit to Sri Lanka, said Wednesday in capital Colombo that the island-nation’s security and stability were of “high importance” due to…

    Turkish FM meets Sri Lankan counterpart in Colombo

    Turkish FM meets Sri Lankan counterpart in Colombo

    Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, now on an official visit to Sri Lanka, said Wednesday in capital Colombo that the island-nation’s security and stability were of “high importance” due to…

    Sri Lanka economy faces risks from policy inaction, external environment-IMF

    Sri Lanka economy faces risks from policy inaction, external environment-IMF

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday that Sri Lanka’s economic outlook is facing risks from the government’s inaction on key policies and a significant deterioration in the external…

    Coast Guard to sign MoU to conduct joint exercises with Lanka, Myanmar

    Coast Guard to sign MoU to conduct joint exercises with Lanka, Myanmar

    Indian Coast Guard will be signing a memorandum of understanding to conduct joint exercises with Sri Lankan and Myanmar Coast Guards, according to Director-General of Indian Coast Guard Rajendra Singh.…

    Indonesia intercepts, releases Australia-bound boat carrying asylum seekers

    Indonesia intercepts, releases Australia-bound boat carrying asylum seekers

    Authorities in Aceh intercepted a boat carrying at least 35 Sri Lankan asylum seekers bound for Australia on Saturday (11/06) but refused to arrest them for immigration violation or have…

    Sri Lanka seeks new agreement for Colombo Port City

    Sri Lanka seeks new agreement for Colombo Port City

    Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister has appointed a committee to look into the possibility of formulating a new agreement for the Colombo Port City project. Deputy Minister of Megapolis and Western…

    Andhra Pradesh allots 1,700 acres to Singapore-based firms

    Andhra Pradesh allots 1,700 acres to Singapore-based firms

    A high-powered committee comprising ministers and IAS officers formed by the state government has decided to allot 1,700 acres to the Singapore-based consortium of companies on freehold basis for development. Ownership…

    Justice, equality only ensure national security: Sampanthan tells govt

    Justice, equality only ensure national security: Sampanthan tells govt

    The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) chief and Leader of Opposition R. Sampanthan on Friday dismissed the argument in certain sections that any measure in support of Tamils in the Northern…

    Maldives, Sri Lanka eliminate elephantiasis, India yet to achieve target

    Maldives, Sri Lanka eliminate elephantiasis, India yet to achieve target

    India’s close neighbours, Maldives and Sri Lanka have eliminated Lymphatic Filariasis (LF), a disease commonly known as elephantiasis that has been crippling people for decades, the World Health Organisation’s (WHO)…

    IMF confirms Sri Lanka has additional Rs1.3 trillion liabilities

    IMF confirms Sri Lanka has additional Rs1.3 trillion liabilities

    Sri Lanka’s government has been informed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that they have identified 1.3 trillion rupees (8.9 billion dollars) of additional liabilities as at the end of…

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