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Digital government protection unit soon

Digital government protection unit soon

Furthermore, a National level survey to assess the Cybersecurity readiness of citizens will be conducted, Dr. K. Karunasena, Research and Policy Development Specialist at Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team…

Sri Lanka govt greenlights 100 MW of floating solar

Sri Lanka govt greenlights 100 MW of floating solar

The government of Sri Lanka has given the go-ahead to a project that will see the country build a 100-MW floating solar power project together with Canadian partners. The Cabinet…

Modernizing Sri Lanka’s bamboo industry could reduce poverty, protect environment

Modernizing Sri Lanka’s bamboo industry could reduce poverty, protect environment

Sri Lankan farmers could cultivate bamboo to diversify and enhance their income sources if the industry is modernized, experts said. Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) Research Fellow Manoj Thibbotuwawa said…

Sri Lanka starts work on Oman-backed $3.85bn refinery near strategic port

Sri Lanka starts work on Oman-backed $3.85bn refinery near strategic port

Sri Lanka began construction Sunday of a nearly $4 billion oil refinery it hopes will revive foreign interest in its shipping facilities after Beijing’s takeover of a nearby port spooked…

Massive Australia military exercise begins in Sri Lanka

Massive Australia military exercise begins in Sri Lanka

Australia’s largest-ever defence engagement with Sri Lanka began in the island, on Saturday morning. Indo Pacific Endeavour 2019 (IPE19) commenced with the arrival of a Joint Task Force comprising the…

India, Sri Lanka Set to Begin Annual ‘Mitra Shakti’ Army Exercise

India, Sri Lanka Set to Begin Annual ‘Mitra Shakti’ Army Exercise

The armies of India and Sri Lanka will hold the sixth iteration of their annual Mitra Shakti military exercise starting on March 26, the Indian Army announced last week. The…

China lends US$ 989 million for CEP Section 1

China lends US$ 989 million for CEP Section 1

The Export- Import Bank of China (EXIM Bank) has agreed to provide a concessional loan amounting to US$ 989 million covering 85 percent of the contract price for the Central…

World Bank approves $70 million to improve services in rural Sri Lanka

World Bank approves $70 million to improve services in rural Sri Lanka

Washington, DC: The World Bank Board of Directors Thursday approved a $70 million credit to improve the quality of life of around one million people living in Northern, North Central,…

Oman’s Oil and Gas Minister arrives in Lanka to attend ceremony of oil refinery in Hambantota

Oman’s Oil and Gas Minister arrives in Lanka to attend ceremony of oil refinery in Hambantota

Dr Mohammed Hamad Al Ruhmy, Minister of Oil & Gas of the Sultanate of Oman was received by Minister Kabir Hashim at the Bandaranayake International Airport a short while ago.Dr.…

Pacific Endeavour 2019 (IPE19) starts tomorrow

Pacific Endeavour 2019 (IPE19) starts tomorrow

Australia and Sri Lanka’s cooperation on shared maritime security interests in the Indian Ocean is set to rise to a new level with Indo Pacific Endeavour 2019 (IPE19). Over 1,000…

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