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President meets Northern Province Chief Minister

President meets Northern Province Chief Minister

The presentation of teaching appointments to graduates and the opening of a new Technology building of St.Patrick’s College, Jaffna took place yesterday under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. Picture…

Sirisena urged to ‘rise as a statesman’

Sirisena urged to ‘rise as a statesman’

Reminding President Maithripala Sirisena of the “unstinted support” that Tamils extended to him in 2015, senior Tamil politician and Leader of Opposition R. Sampanthan on Monday urged him to “rise…

Rosy becomes first female Mayor of Colombo

Rosy becomes first female Mayor of Colombo

The first female Mayor of the Colombo Muncipal Council (CMC) Rosy Senanayake and 60 other UNP members elected to the CMC took oaths in the presence of Prime Minister Ranil…

Sri Lanka must enhance fiscal income to offset narrowing external drains: Fin Min

Sri Lanka must enhance fiscal income to offset narrowing external drains: Fin Min

Sri Lanka’s Finance minister says the island must optimize utilizing local resources with a well-managed and efficient tax system as a pro-growth catalyst. My contention is that the new Inland…

Sri Lanka official reserves rebound to USD7.9bn in February

Sri Lanka official reserves rebound to USD7.9bn in February

Sri Lanka’s gross official reserves have improved to 7,914.33 million US dollars by the end of February from 7,672.75 million dollars in January, official Central Bank data showed. Reserves improved…

ndia – Sri Lanka relations special and unique:Indian HC

ndia – Sri Lanka relations special and unique:Indian HC

The General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) held its inauguration ceremony of the Master’s Degree Programme for the year 2018 today. High Commissioner of India Taranjit Singh Sandhu was…

Sri Lanka looks to Japan for assistance in waste management

Sri Lanka looks to Japan for assistance in waste management

 President Maithripala Sirisena, making an observation tour of modern waste management centre in Japan said he would inquire about such projects in order to solve the garbage disposal problem in Sri…

Japan and Sri Lanka to strengthen maritime cooperation

Japan and Sri Lanka to strengthen maritime cooperation

Japan will reinforce cooperation on maritime security with Sri Lanka, as well as support infrastructure and health projects there, in initiatives aimed at countering China’s growing influence in the Indian…

President Sirisena meets Japanese Emperor Akihito

President Sirisena meets Japanese Emperor Akihito

President Maithripala Sirisena met with Japanese Emperor Akihito in order to strengthen ties between the two countries in Tokyo earlier today. The President and first lady Jayanthi Sirisena were warmly welcomed…

Solar Alliance will create a greener, cleaner, healthy world: President

Solar Alliance will create a greener, cleaner, healthy world: President

 Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena expressed confidence that the International Solar Alliance (ISA) would showcase the power of the countries involved to bring about solutions to create a greener, cleaner…

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