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    JICA pledges Rs14bn development loan to Sri Lanka

    JICA pledges Rs14bn development loan to Sri Lanka

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has agreed to provide a development policy loan of 14.4 billion rupees (JPY10,000mn) for Sri Lanka’s development agenda. These funds will be utilized for private sector development,…

    Sushma Swaraj, Nitin Gadkari and Suresh Prabhu to participate in conference on Indian Ocean

    Sushma Swaraj, Nitin Gadkari and Suresh Prabhu to participate in conference on Indian Ocean

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Shipping and Surface Minister Nitin Gadkari and Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu will join Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremasinghe and Bangladesh Foreign Minister Mahmud Ali and…

    Terrorists who attacked Lankan team in Pak killed

    Terrorists who attacked Lankan team in Pak killed

    Four Lashkar-e-Jhangvi terrorists who were allegedly involved in the 2009 attack on the visiting Sri Lankan cricket team were shot dead on Sunday by Pakistani police in Lahore. Seven terrorists…

    Japan, Sri Lanka exploring port infrastructure deals to counter reliance on China: source

    Japan, Sri Lanka exploring port infrastructure deals to counter reliance on China: source

    Japan plans to dispatch a team to Sri Lanka in the coming months to inquire about the potential for infrastructure investment in the key port of Trincomalee, a government source…

    Five IT companies begin operations at GIT Japan

    Five IT companies begin operations at GIT Japan

    The Global IT (GIT) Park Japan was opened on August 23 at Minami Uonuma City, Japan. Five Sri Lankan IT companies attended this ceremony and they have already started their…

    UN secretary general to visit Sri Lanka

    UN secretary general to visit Sri Lanka

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon will arrive in Sri Lanka on Aug. 31 on a three- day official tour, officials from the Foreign Ministry said on Friday. Moon is…

    India attends meet on migration of workers in Colombia

    India attends meet on migration of workers in Colombia

    Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Thursday attended the Fifth Ministerial Meeting of the Colombo Process, a regional meeting on labour mobility, in Sri Lanka’s capital. “Managing…

    Sri Lanka keen to invest in Nepal infrastructure, education

    Sri Lanka keen to invest in Nepal infrastructure, education

    The newly appointed Sri Lankan Ambassador to Nepal, WS Pereira, said that Sri Lanka was interested in investing in the infrastructure and education sectors in Nepal. Ambassador Pereira said this…

    Sri Lankan mangroves respond to conservation plan

    Sri Lankan mangroves respond to conservation plan

    A year after Sri Lanka launched a mangrove conservation plan with funds from a U.S. conservation group about half of its 37,000 hectares of mangrove forests are in a various…

    Sri Lanka condemns deadly terror attack in Turkey

    Sri Lanka condemns deadly terror attack in Turkey

    The Sri Lankan government on Monday condemned an terror attack in Turkey, which left over 51 dead and hundreds more injured. “Sri Lanka condemns the violence unleashed by terrorists on…

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