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Special award to President from ISN

Special award to President from ISN

International Society of Nephrologists (ISN) Secretary General Prof: Adeera Levin is seen presenting a special award to President Maithripala Sirisena in recognition of his service in the prevention of Chronic…

Joint effort to boost regional stability

Joint effort to boost regional stability

Strengthening region­al stability and tackling violent extremism are the two core issues that Malaysia and Sri Lanka have agreed to continue pursuing jointly. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak…

Malaysia, Sri Lanka consider FTA during President’s visit

Malaysia, Sri Lanka consider FTA during President’s visit

Malaysia and Sri Lanka will consider the possibility of free trade agreement, a joint statement said, after the official visit of President Maithripala Sirisena to Malaysia. President Maithripala Sirisena was…

President meets Malaysian King

President meets Malaysian King

The official meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and the King of Malaysia Sultan Muhammad was held yesterday (Dec. 16) at the Palace of the Malaysian King. President Sirisena who arrived…

Joint Statement between Malaysia and Sri Lanka

Joint Statement between Malaysia and Sri Lanka

At the invitation of Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia,  Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka undertook an Official Visit…

Sri Lanka sees rapid growth of overseas tourists

Sri Lanka sees rapid growth of overseas tourists

Sri Lanka has seen rapid growth of overseas tourists, expecting total foreign visitors to reach 2.2 million in 2016, up 26 percent from 2015. Sri Lanka’s Tourism Authority said Monday…

Sri Lanka to bring new foreign exchange controls

Sri Lanka to bring new foreign exchange controls

Sri Lanka will bring a new foreign exchange law ‘to protect foreign reserves from irregular transactions’ a budget for 2017 has said moving sideways from an earlier stance that foreign…

Korea Eximbank to develop traffic master plan for Sri Lanka’s Kandy city

Korea Eximbank to develop traffic master plan for Sri Lanka’s Kandy city

The Export-Import Bank of Korea (Korea Eximbank) will support Sri Lanka to develop a master plan to improve traffic network connectivity in the central hill city of Kandy, the island’s…

MTBS and ADB aid Sri Lanka

MTBS and ADB aid Sri Lanka

Maritime & Transport Business Solutions (MTBS), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) have worked together to develop Sri Lanka’s National Ports Master Plan. It aims…

Stateless woman living in Sri Lanka for 60 years may finally return to beloved M’sia

Stateless woman living in Sri Lanka for 60 years may finally return to beloved M’sia

After being a stateless person for 60 years in Sri Lanka, Siti Fatimah Akbar has finally seen a glimmer of hope of returning to her country of birth, with assistance…

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