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Path to common currency for South Asian region

Path to common currency for South Asian region

A top investment banker in Bangladesh stressed that countries in South Asian region should reduce tensions between borders, build trust and engage with the people to successfully realise the vision…

AIRASIA to LAUNCH COLOMBO-BANGKOK DIRECT FLIGHTS

AIRASIA to LAUNCH COLOMBO-BANGKOK DIRECT FLIGHTS

AirAsia will launch four-time weekly direct flights between Colombo and Bangkok from December 14, with a special promotional fare, an airline press release said. Operated by Thai AirAsia (flight code…

Sri Lanka in talks with Qatar and Oman for forex swaps

Sri Lanka in talks with Qatar and Oman for forex swaps

Sri Lanka is in talks with Qatar and Oman for foreign exchange swaps, Central Bank Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy said, while forex reserves had been boosted to 8.0 billion US dollars…

China, Sri Lanka trade ties have flourished since 1952 – Speaker

China, Sri Lanka trade ties have flourished since 1952 – Speaker

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said Sri Lanka was the first country in South Asia to begin economic relationships with China, with the signing of the historic China, Sri Lanka Rubber-Rice Pact…

Sri Lanka top place to travel in 2019: Lonely Planet

Sri Lanka top place to travel in 2019: Lonely Planet

Sri Lanka’s has been named the best place to travel in 2019 by Lonely Planet, “Sri Lanka is decidedly having its moment in the equatorial sun and change is coming…

Galle Dialogue International Maritime Conference concludes

Galle Dialogue International Maritime Conference concludes

This year’s Galle Dialogue International Maritime Conference drew to a close on Tuesday. The conference, held under the theme ‘Synergising for Collaborative Maritime Management’, was organised by the Sri Lanka…

It’s vital for India to keep Lanka on its side

It’s vital for India to keep Lanka on its side

The importance of mutual ties may have been made obvious in the long meeting between Prime In the space of one dramatic week, India-Sri Lanka ties, seemingly ready to implode,…

New U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka sworn in

New U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka sworn in

Ambassador Alaina Teplitz was sworn in as the next U.S. Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka and to the Republic of Maldives.She took oath of office administered by…

Oil, Gas prospecting in Mannar Basin commences

Oil, Gas prospecting in Mannar Basin commences

Natural Gas and Oil prospecting in the Mannar Basin of the Sri Lanka Maritime Zone commenced yesterday. The ship BGP-Pioneer is engaged in this operation, Petroleum Resources, Development Minister Arjuna…

Sri-Lanka Asks Holding of Bakhtar Treasury Exhibition

Sri-Lanka Asks Holding of Bakhtar Treasury Exhibition

 During a meeting with Acting Minister of Information and Culture Hasina Safi, Sari-Lankan ambassador in Kabul asked for holding Bakhtar Treasury exhibition in his country, Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported…

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