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Sri Lanka to obtain US$ 125 mn for agri sector modernisation

Sri Lanka to obtain US$ 125 mn for agri sector modernisation

The Government will support agriculture to transform itself from the low yielding, low income, few crop dependent, and subsistence agriculture to commercial agriculture, raising income levels of farmers and developing…

Sri Lanka to support Nepal rebuild Rato Machhindranath Temple

Sri Lanka to support Nepal rebuild Rato Machhindranath Temple

Sri Lankan Ambassador to Nepal, WS Perera, on Tuesday, said Sri Lanka would help Nepal rebuild the Rato Machhindranath Temple in Bungamati and the Ananda Kuti Vihar in Swayambhu. The…

Sri Lanka CERT|CC trains Bhutan Computer Incident Response Team (BtCIRT)

Sri Lanka CERT|CC trains Bhutan Computer Incident Response Team (BtCIRT)

Sri Lanka CERT|CC, the national center for cyber security in Sri Lanka, recently undertook an assignment to train the staff of Bhutan’s national CERT. Bhutan Computer Incident Response Team (BtCIRT)…

Oshin here next month

Oshin here next month

Ayako Kobayashi, who played the role of Oshin in the tele drama ‘Oshin’ the most famous Japanese TV show in history, will be in Colombo early next month, to open…

Canned fish imports reduced by 16.2% in 2016

Canned fish imports reduced by 16.2% in 2016

The import of canned fish to Sri Lanka has decreased by 16.2 per cent in 2016. Import of canned fish to Sri Lanka in 2015 was 49, 016 metric tons…

Sri Lanka’s mega port city poised to change face of Colombo

Sri Lanka’s mega port city poised to change face of Colombo

A mega port city project is set to change the face of Colombo, the Sri Lanka’s capital city, in the coming years. The 1.4-billion-U.S. dollar project, which is currently under…

CB joins Dept for Registration of Persons against money laundering

CB joins Dept for Registration of Persons against money laundering

The Financial Intelligence Unit, located at the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Department for Registration of Persons to receive information in…

Lake House appoints MTI to chart strategic direction

Lake House appoints MTI to chart strategic direction

The Associated Newspapers of Sri Lanka has selected International Consultants MTI, to conceptualize, research, develop, deliver and help implement a comprehensive 3 year (2017-2019) strategic plan for ANCL Sri Lanka…

Sri Lanka ratifies Maritime Labour Convention 2006

Sri Lanka ratifies Maritime Labour Convention 2006

The government of Sri Lanka deposited the instrument of ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) with the International Labour Office recently, becoming the 81st ILO member state…

U.S. Navy ship arrives in Sri Lanka on goodwill visit

U.S. Navy ship arrives in Sri Lanka on goodwill visit

A U.S. Navy ship arrived at the Colombo Port here on Thursday on a goodwill visit, the Navy media unit said in a statement. The U.S. Navy ship “Hopper” is…

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