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Sri Lanka, UN sign Sustainable Development Framework, USD 300 mln pledged

Sri Lanka, UN sign Sustainable Development Framework, USD 300 mln pledged

Sri Lanka’s Government and the United Nations have signed the 2018 – 2022 United Nations Sustainable Development Framework (UNSDF), which pledges to invest US 300 million dollars over the next…

Sri Lanka motor car registrations dip in June, electric cars out of favor: JB

Sri Lanka motor car registrations dip in June, electric cars out of favor: JB

Sri Lanka motor car registrations dipped slightly in June to 2,800 units from 2,812 registered in May, JB Securities said in a research note. The figure is off a high…

Forty Malaysian youths to be deployed to Sri Lanka, Bangladesh under MyCorps volunteer mission

Forty Malaysian youths to be deployed to Sri Lanka, Bangladesh under MyCorps volunteer mission

A total of 40 youths have made the cut to be deployed to Sri Lanka and Bangladesh on a volunteer mission under the MyCorps@South Asia programme. The 40, comprising 15 men and…

International Coconut Rubber and Tea (CRT) Trade Fair

International Coconut Rubber and Tea (CRT) Trade Fair

President Maithripala Sirisena inaugurated the International Coconut Rubber and Tea (CRT) Trade Fair at the Sirimvavo Bandaranaike exhibition Centre in the BMCIH premises yesterday. The CRT is an event with…

Farewell for Ambassador P Kariyawasam in Washington DC

Farewell for Ambassador  P Kariyawasam in  Washington DC

Though I wind up as Ambassador to the USA, I want to say that I will forever remain an Ambassador for ‘U.S.-Sri Lanka relations.’ I believe there is so much…

India interested in developing Mattala Airport

India interested in developing Mattala Airport

The Government of India (GOI) has expressed interest in developing the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA). According to a cabinet paper submitted by Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Nimal…

Bangladesh High Commissioner meets State Minister

The High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Sri Lanka Riaz Hamidullah made a call on State Minister of Defense Ruwan Wijewardene today (9th Aug.) at the Ministry. A cordial discussion was…

Sri Lanka – Philippines to intensify defense cooperation

Sri Lanka – Philippines to intensify defense cooperation

Sri Lanka and the Philippines on 3rd August agreed to strengthen defense cooperation through training, education and sharing experience in the area of defense and maritime security. This follows talks…

Sri Lanka PM says no protection for thieves

Sri Lanka PM says no protection for thieves

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe Sunday vowed his government will ensure a transparent investigation into the controversial bond auctions and said he will not hesitate to act against anyone found guilty.…

Larijani: Iran wants to boost trade ties with Sri Lanka

Larijani: Iran wants to boost trade ties with Sri Lanka

Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in a meeting with his Sri Lankan counterpart Karu Jayasuriya here on Sunday said that Iran wants an open and extended trade ties with Sri Lanka.…

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