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PM Dahal inaugurates SAARC Effectiveness Conference

PM Dahal inaugurates SAARC Effectiveness Conference

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal inaugurated the SAARC Effectiveness Conference here on Thursday. Parliamentarians, politicians, diplomats and journalists from India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Afghanistan and Pakistan besides Nepal…

New HC Chitranganee Wagiswara presents credentials to Indian President

New HC Chitranganee Wagiswara presents credentials to Indian President

High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India Chitranganee Wagiswara presented credentials to the President of India Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapathi Bhawan in New Delhi on Monday 26 September 2016. Meeting…

Over US$ 2 bn investments from India envisaged

Over US$ 2 bn investments from India envisaged

Over US$2 billion investments from India is envisaged within the next three to four years, said the visiting Indian Minister for State(IC) Commerce and Industry of India Nirmala Seetharaman. Speaking…

Yashvardhan Sinha appointed as High Commissioner to UK

Yashvardhan Sinha appointed as High Commissioner to UK

Mr. Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha, High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka, has been appointed as the country’s next High Commissioner to the United Kindom. A press release from the Ministry…

Body of Sri Lankan journalist who foresaw his murder to be exhumed

Body of Sri Lankan journalist who foresaw his murder to be exhumed

The body of a celebrated Sri Lankan journalist gunned down in the final months of the country’s brutal civil war in 2009 will be exhumed on Tuesday as part of…

ADB to give Sri Lanka USD24.2Mn for transport feasibility studies

ADB to give Sri Lanka USD24.2Mn for transport feasibility studies

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will help Sri Lanka prepare studies and designs for new road, railway, and port projects to assure the islands transport system is ready to support…

Office space in Colombo to quadruple with Port City

Office space in Colombo to quadruple with Port City

Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo office space will quadruple after the completion of the ongoing Port City development project, a Port City official said. Chief Marketing Officer of CHEC Port City…

EU moves to take Hamas, LTTE off terrorism list

EU moves to take Hamas, LTTE off terrorism list

The European Union’s top court took a step towards confirming the removal of Hamas, as well as the Tamil Tigers, from an EU terrorism blacklist despite protestations from Israel and…

John Kerry re-assures fullest support to Sri Lanka

John Kerry re-assures fullest support to Sri Lanka

US Secretary of State John Kerry says the government of the United States highly appreciates and admires the direction of the new government of Sri Lanka, and extended every possible…

US Millennium Challenge Corporation to assist Sri Lanka

US Millennium Challenge Corporation to assist Sri Lanka

The United States Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has selected Sri Lanka for its Threshold Programme, under which assistance will be provided for selected projects. The MCC Chief Executive Officer, Ms…

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