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‘Perekop’ arrives at Colombo Port

‘Perekop’ arrives at Colombo Port

Russian Naval Training Ship ‘Perekop’ arrived at the Colombo Port on a goodwill visit wendsday (18). The Sri Lanka Navy welcomed the ship in accordance with the naval traditions on her…

Sri Lanka will ensure resource utilization in sustainable manner: President

Sri Lanka will ensure resource utilization in sustainable manner: President

Our Government’s “Blue-Green” economic plan will ensure the full utilization of the ocean and other natural resources of Sri Lanka in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner’, said President Maithripala…

Commonwealth Heads of Government Executive Sessions

Commonwealth Heads of Government Executive Sessions

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May greeting President Maithripala Sirisena on his arrival for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Executive Sessions at Lancaster House in London yesterday. Picture…

Commonwealth to combat marine plastics pollution

Commonwealth to combat marine plastics pollution

New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Ghana have joined the Commonwealth Clean Oceans Alliance – a body co-chaired by the UK and the Pacific island nation Vanuatu – which seeks to…

India gave grant of Rs 4,312 crore to Afghanistan, Nepal and Lanka from 2014-18: Government

India gave grant of Rs 4,312 crore to Afghanistan, Nepal and Lanka from 2014-18: Government

India has given a grant of Rs 4,312 crore to Afghanistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka between 2014 and January this year for development activities “in a spirit of promoting friendly…

IMF head warns China on exporting debt through ‘Silk Road’ amid Sri Lanka troubles

IMF head warns China on exporting debt through ‘Silk Road’ amid Sri Lanka troubles

 IMF chief Christine Lagarde warned China on Thursday about saddling other countries with a “problematic increase in debt” through its ambitious global trade infrastructure project. Lagarde made the comments at…

Syria atop Iran’s talks with Asian countries: Parl. speaker

Syria atop Iran’s talks with Asian countries: Parl. speaker

 Prior to Leaving Tehran for a two-stop visit to countries of Vietnam and Sri Lanka, Ali Larijani, the Speaker of Iranian Parliament, told the media that he would discuss developments…

Việt Nam, Sri Lanka agree to boost bilateral ties

Việt Nam, Sri Lanka agree to boost bilateral ties

The third Việt Nam-Sri Lanka political consultation took place in Colombo on Wednesday, during which the two sides agreed to roll out measures to improve bilateral ties. Vietnamese Deputy Foreign…

Trump extends wishes on Sinhala, Tamil New Year

Trump extends wishes on Sinhala, Tamil New Year

The United States has extended greetings to Sri Lankans living across the globe for Sinhala and New Year“>Tamil New Year. “On behalf of President Trump and the American people, I wish a joyous New Year to all the Sri Lankan…

Malnutrition in Sri Lanka: A Persistent Problem

Malnutrition in Sri Lanka: A Persistent Problem

Although Sri Lanka performs well in most health indicators, child nutrition is still a major challenge. Sri Lanka Human Development Report 2012 revealed that poor nutrition is the chief cause of multidimensional…

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