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China and Sri Lanka to Establish Sister Cities

China and Sri Lanka to Establish Sister Cities

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on establishing a sister city relationship between Jishan, Shanxi Province of China and Monaragala, Uva Province of Sri Lanka was signed recently in Sri Lanka…

Sri Lanka to call bids for 170MW wind and 100MW solar plants

Sri Lanka to call bids for 170MW wind and 100MW solar plants

Sri Lanka is planning call tenders for 170MegaWatts of wind and 100 MW of solar in the north of the island, Deputy Minister Ajith Perera said. Sri Lanka is setting…

Lankan Army ready to share anti-terror experience with others

Lankan Army ready to share anti-terror experience with others

The Sri Lankan Army is concerned about the re-emergence of violence in the country, Army chief Lt Gen Mahesh Senanayake said today as he expressed readiness to share with others…

President inaugurates Colombo Defence Seminar

President inaugurates Colombo Defence Seminar

The inauguration ceremony of the ‘Colombo Defence Seminar – 2017’ under the theme ‘Countering Violent Extremism: Global Trends’ was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the BMICH…

Japanese investment for Hotel Complex in the South

Japanese investment for Hotel Complex in the South

The Bensei Group of Japan will construct a hotel complex between Ahungalla and Bentota in the Galle district. One of the well known architects in Japan Kuma will design the…

Sri Lanka President, PM to unveil 8-year plan on Sept 04

Sri Lanka President, PM to unveil 8-year plan on Sept 04

Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe will present an eight year plan on September 04, State Minister for Finance Eran Wickramaratne said. It will be a…

ADB endorses CPS to support country’s transition

ADB endorses CPS to support country’s transition

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has endorsed a country partnership strategy (CPS) for 2018-2022, amounting up to USD 1 billion per year, to help Sri Lanka’s transition…

Navy Commander calls on Prime Minister

Navy Commander calls on Prime Minister

The newly appointed Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah called on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Temple Trees yesterday (23rd Aug.). During the cordial interaction,…

Sri Lanka expects Yala rice harvest to be down 35-pct

Sri Lanka expects Yala rice harvest to be down 35-pct

Sri Lanka expects to harvest 988,000 metric tonnes of paddy (rough rice) during the ongoing drought stricken Yala minor cultivation season, down 35 percent from a year earlier, the lowest…

State Minister Senasinghe hails Turkish investors

State Minister Senasinghe hails Turkish investors

At the invitation of the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Sri Lanka a ministerial delegation led by State Minister of International Trade Sujeewa Senasinghe together with the representatives…

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