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    US Navy Ship ‘Fall River’ arrives in Sri Lanka

    US Navy Ship ‘Fall River’ arrives in Sri Lanka

    US Naval Ship ‘Fall River’ belonging to the US Pacific Command arrived at the Port of Hambantota on Tuesday.. The ship was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in…

    Presiden Jokowi, Sirisena witness signing of fisheries cooperation agreements

    Presiden Jokowi, Sirisena witness signing of fisheries cooperation agreements

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and his Sri Lankan counterpart Maithiripala Sirisena have witnessed the signing of two memoranda of understanding on cooperation in the field of maritime affairs, particularly…

    Indonesia – Sri Lanka to strengthen trade, economic ties

    Indonesia – Sri Lanka to strengthen trade, economic ties

    President Maithripala Sirisena, who is on a state visit to Indonesia to attend the Indian Ocean Rim Association Leaders’ Summit, met with the Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wendsday. The…

    President holds bilateral discussions with several leaders during IORA Summit

    President holds bilateral discussions with several leaders during IORA Summit

    President Maithripala Sirisena met with several heads of state and other leaders  during his participation at the Indian Ocean Rim Association Leaders’ Summit held today (07) in Jakarta, Indonesia. During…

    Crop Insurance: Is it Workable in Sri Lanka?

    Crop Insurance: Is it Workable in Sri Lanka?

    (Kanchana Wickramasinghe – Research Economist)Farmers have been severely affected by various natural calamities – floods, droughts and excessive rainfalls during the recent years. At macro level, the decrease in paddy production…

    President urges IORA to work out a stable legal order to confront illicit drug smuggling

    President urges IORA to work out a stable legal order to confront illicit drug smuggling

    President Maithripala Sirisena, addressing the Indian Ocean Rim Association Leaders’ Summit suggested to work out a stable legal order to confront with the issue of illicit drugs, in conformity with…

    Sri Lankan Navy denies firing at Indian fishermen, but promises probe

    Sri Lankan Navy denies firing at Indian fishermen, but promises probe

    In what could turn into a flashpoint between the two countries, India on Tuesday expressed deep concern on killing of one of its fishermen allegedly by the Sri Lankan Navy,…

    Survey ship to take up Sri Lanka mission

    Survey ship to take up Sri Lanka mission

    INS Darshak, a hydrographic survey ship of Eastern Naval Command, sailed out of Visakhapatnam for a two-month long deployment for undertaking joint hydrographic surveys along with the Sri Lankan Navy.…

    President arrives in Jakarta

    President arrives in Jakarta

    President Maithripala Srisena arrived at the Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport this afternoon to attend the Indian Ocean Rim Association Leaders’ Summit and to pay a state visit to Indonesia.  …

    Iran urges private sector to partake in Sri Lanka’s market

    Iran urges private sector to partake in Sri Lanka’s market

    Iranian private sectors are ready to widen presence in Sri Lankan market and invest in its industry, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was quoted as saying by semi-official Fars news…

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