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President urges world to support forward march of Sri Lanka

President urges world to support forward march of Sri Lanka

President Maithripala Sirisena called upon the international community to seriously consider the tremendous progress made by the government towards reconciliation, restoration of democratic freedoms, human rights and the rule of…

US, Sri Lanka first families

US, Sri Lanka first families

President Maithripala Sirisena and First Lady Jayanthi attended a reception hosted by US President Donald Trump and US First Lady Melania for visiting Heads of State/Government on Tuesday in New…

President attends UN Economic, Social Council Sessions

President attends UN Economic, Social Council Sessions

The Sessions of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) commenced on 18th September at the UN Headquarters in New York.   President Maithripala Sirisena also participated at this Sessions…

President arrives in New York

President arrives in New York

President Maithripala Sirisena who left for New York to attend the 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations arrived at the John F. Kennedy International Airport this morning (18th Sept.).…

OPV provided by India arrives at Colombo harbor

OPV provided by India arrives at Colombo harbor

The Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) provided by the Indian Government to the Sri Lanka Navy arrived at the Colombo harbor this morning (16 Sept.).   The ship was officially taken…

Chalmers’ Granaries land to be Colombo’s transport hub

Chalmers’ Granaries land to be Colombo’s transport hub

The Multimodal Transport Hub concept in Fort proposed by the Megalopolis and Western Development Ministry received Cabinet approval to call for project investors. The Hub was initially approved by Cabinet…

Crocodile kills British journalist holidaying in Sri Lanka

Crocodile kills British journalist holidaying in Sri Lanka

A young British journalist was dragged into a river and killed by a crocodile while holidaying in Sri Lanka, the country’s navy said on Friday. Paul McClean, 24, who worked…

‘Sri Lanka should ensure Nasheed’s safety’

‘Sri Lanka should ensure Nasheed’s safety’

Amal’s message comes in the wake of a recent threat made by a Maldivian envoy Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney has urged Sri Lankan authorities to ensure the safety of…

SLBFE signs MoU with Japan

SLBFE signs MoU with Japan

The Sri Lankan Bureau of Foreign Employment and Japan International Manpower Development Organization signed a MoU to train Sri Lankan Technical Interns in Japan and give them an insight into…

Sri Lanka takes part in Forest Management Study Tour

Sri Lanka takes part in Forest Management Study Tour

The Annual Forest Management Study Tour organized by the Asia-Pacific Network for Sustainable Forest Management and Rehabilitation (APFNet) with the participation of member states including Sri Lanka was held in…

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