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Pakistan sends three ships of rice to SL

Pakistan sends three ships of rice to SL

The Government of Pakistan had dispatched three relief ships containing 3000 Metric Tons (Three million kgs) of rice, to as drought relief , Deputy Head of Mission Pakistan High Commission…

Sri Lankan workers protest imprisonment of Maruti employees

Sri Lankan workers protest imprisonment of Maruti employees

Expressing solidarity with their counterparts across the Palk Bay, Sri Lankan trade unions on Monday protested against the “attack” on Maruti workers. With posters displaying slogans in Sinhala, Tamil and…

President Sirisena condemns Russia metro attack

President Sirisena condemns Russia metro attack

President Maithripala Sirisena condemned the attack at Saint Petersburg, Russia last evening that caused 11 deaths. In a message the President said Sri Lanka condemns the incident at Saint Petersburg…

Four Lessons from the Pakistan-China FTA for Sri Lanka

Four Lessons from the Pakistan-China FTA for Sri Lanka

(By Janaka Wijayasiri, PhD, Research Fellow)Sri Lanka is currently engaged in trade negotiations with China, and five rounds of talks have taken place to date with the expectation of concluding discussions in…

First Sea Cucumber breeding center commence in Mannar

First Sea Cucumber breeding center commence in Mannar

The first and largest government-owned Sea Cucumber breeding center commenced under the directives of Fisheries Minister Mahinda Amaraweera recently in Olaithuduwa, Mannar as a project to popularize the formal Sea…

Sri Lanka ambassador to Estonia presents credentials

Sri Lanka ambassador to Estonia presents credentials

Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Sweden, Damayanthie Rajapakse, concurrently accredited to the Republic of Estonia presented the Letter of Credence to Kersti Kaljulaid, President of the Republic of Estonia at…

Sri Lanka to receive Yen grant for Trinco port development

Sri Lanka to receive Yen grant for Trinco port development

Sri Lanka’s Prime Minster is to sign exchange of notes for a grant assistance of one billion yen (1.3 billion rupees) from Japan for the development of Trincomalee Port. The…

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