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SL Parliamentary delegation visits US House of Representatives

SL Parliamentary delegation visits US House of Representatives

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya is currently leading a multiparty Sri Lankan parliamentary delegation on an official visit to Washington D.C. They met with the Speaker of the United States House of…

UNHCR alarmed at violence against Rohingyas in Sri Lanka

UNHCR alarmed at violence against Rohingyas in Sri Lanka

The United Nations on Wednesday raised concern for the safety of Rohingya Muslim asylum seekers in Sri Lanka after Buddhist monks and hardline nationalists forced them to flee a U.N.…

Petronet to form JV with Japan, Sri Lanka firms for LNG plant

Petronet to form JV with Japan, Sri Lanka firms for LNG plant

 India’s biggest gas importer, Petronet LNG, will soon form a joint venture with Japanese and Sri Lankan companies to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal near Colombo, the Indian…

Bangladeshi hybrid seed production company to invest in Sri Lanka

Bangladeshi hybrid seed production company to invest in Sri Lanka

The Lal Teer Rice Seed Production Company in Bangladesh has agreed to invest in Sri Lanka to promote hybrid rice seed production in exchange of genetic resources, Agricultural Minister Duminda…

Sri Lanka, India to set up solar unit soon

Sri Lanka, India to set up solar unit soon

Sri Lanka will soon kick-start the process of setting up a solar power plant in eastern port town Trincomalee after discussions with India, which is partnering the Government in the…

Australia grants Rs600mn for tourism skills development

Australia grants Rs600mn for tourism skills development

Australian High Commissioner Bryce Hutchesson was joined by Minister for Skills Development and Vocational Training, the Honorouble Chandima Weerakkody in announcing a new Skills Development Fund (SDF) for Sri Lanka.…

President meets Nepal Prime Minister

President meets Nepal Prime Minister

The Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba said that the commitment shown by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena for the activities of the SAARC is significant and the gratitude of…

Seafood exports increase after EU ban removal

Seafood exports increase after EU ban removal

Sri Lanka’s seafood exports have recorded a 40 percent growth during past six months due to the lifting of the ban on fish exports by the European Union. According to…

The rebuilding process of Sri Lanka is commendable – Under Secretary for Political Affairs, Thomas A. Shannon

The rebuilding process of Sri Lanka is commendable – Under Secretary for Political Affairs, Thomas A. Shannon

The Under Secretary for Political Affairs, Thomas A. Shannon says the political, social and economic rebuilding process of Sri Lanka in the post- conflict era is highly commendable. He made…

Feasibility Study on establishment of ICT Hub completed

Feasibility Study on establishment of ICT Hub completed

The Exim Bank of Korea has completed the KSP-ADB Joint Consulting Program for establishment of an ICT hub for secondary education project. The dissemination seminar was held recently at the Ministry…

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