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India, Lanka need to discuss fisheries issue: Envoy

India, Lanka need to discuss fisheries issue: Envoy

 Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to India Chitranganee Wagiswara on Tuesday advised the governments of India and Sri Lanka discuss the fisheries issues. Wagiswara’s statement comes days after Colombo said the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (Amendment) Bill would…

Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure and UNDP partner for HackaDev – Youth Social Innovation Challenge

Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure and UNDP partner for HackaDev – Youth Social Innovation Challenge

The Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to scale up HackaDev – Youth Social Innovation Challenge.  …

ADB grants USD 270 Mn to implement two development projects

ADB grants USD 270 Mn to implement two development projects

The Government of Sri Lanka entered into three Loan Agreements worth of USD 270 million with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the implementation of two projects; Integrated Road Investment…

Sri Lanka to expand Galle Face green, new access route to Port City

Sri Lanka to expand Galle Face green, new access route to Port City

Sri Lanka will expand Colombo’s Galle Face Green by 30 meters and a new access route will be built to Colombo port from Kollupitiya, extending the current Marine Drive, Megapolis…

Indonesia pledges assistance to upgrade Sri Lanka’s train service

Indonesia pledges assistance to upgrade Sri Lanka’s train service

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has pledged assistance to upgrade Sri Lanka’s train service when he met Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at Temple Trees yesterday morning. Widodo had promised to send…

Indonesia pledges more assistance for development

Indonesia pledges more assistance for development

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has pledged assistance to upgrade Sri Lanka’s train service when he met Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at Temple Trees yesterday morning. President Widodo had promised to…

State banquet for Indonesian President

State banquet for Indonesian President

President Maithripala Sirisena hosted a State Banquet for Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Mrs Iriana Widodo at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday. Here, President Widodo greeting Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on…

ITC to add 5,000 rooms in next 3-5 years

ITC to add 5,000 rooms in next 3-5 years

  Diversified conglomerate ITC Ltd plans to add 5,000 rooms across new hotels over the next 3-5 years. This would include the setting up of its first overseas property at…

Singapore ‘very glad’ that negotiations for FTA with Sri Lanka went smoothly: PM Lee

Singapore ‘very glad’ that negotiations for FTA with Sri Lanka went smoothly: PM Lee

While Sri Lanka is in the process of negotiating free trade agreements (FTA) with several partners, Singapore is the first to complete one with them, and Prime Minister Lee Hsien…

Singapore PM calls on RW

Singapore PM calls on RW

Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong called on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at Temple Trees today. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana Courtesy – Daily Mirror  …

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