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Two Australian Naval ships arrive at port of Trincomalee

Two Australian Naval ships arrive at port of Trincomalee

In view of initial survey of a drowned ship in the seas around Batticaloa during the 2nd World War, two war ships of Australian Navy which arrived in Sri Lanka…

Australia to launch 7-nation Indian Ocean military exercises, starting in Sri Lanka

Australia to launch 7-nation Indian Ocean military exercises, starting in Sri Lanka

Australia will launch a seven-nation Indian Ocean military exercise next week. It will start in Sri Lanka where China has invested in strategic ports and loaned huge amounts to build…

French company Boccard to develop dairy farming and processing in SL

French company Boccard to develop dairy farming and processing in SL

The Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Economic Affairs, Livestock Development, Irrigation and Fisheries & Aquatic Resources Development of Sri Lanka signed a contract agreement with French Company Boccard to develop dairy…

Sri Lankan imports fall sharply in December 2018, trade gap narrows

Sri Lankan imports fall sharply in December 2018, trade gap narrows

Sri Lanka’s imports fell sharply in December 2018 from a year ago with the trade gap narrowing significantly after restrictions on vehicle and other consumer goods imports while exports rose…

Japan’s Belluna expects Sri Lanka property pick up

Japan’s Belluna expects Sri Lanka property pick up

Japan based Belluna group. which is investing 450 million US dollars in Sri Lanka’s tourism and property sectors, said that the country’s real estate industry will shift into high gear…

Grand welcome for President at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Grand welcome for President at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

President Maithripala Sirisena, who arrived at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, yesterday (13)on a four-day Official Visit to Kenya to attend the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4)…

EU considers Sri Lanka request to increase skilled labour migration

EU considers Sri Lanka request to increase skilled labour migration

A Sri Lankan request to increase skilled labour migration to the European Union was taken up for consideration at a joint forum of officials of both sides set up to…

Sri Lanka official reserves at USD 6.0 billion by end February

Sri Lanka official reserves at USD 6.0 billion by end February

Sri Lanka’s gross official reserves were 6,005.5 million US dollars by the end of February, down from 6,152.2 million US dollars in January this year, latest Central Bank data showed.…

Sri Lankan Marini de Livera honored with Intl. Women of Courage Awards 2019

Sri Lankan Marini de Livera honored with Intl. Women of Courage Awards 2019

Ten extra ordinary women from around the world were honored with International Women of Courage Awards ( IWOC ) 2019 at the US State Department on 07th March 2019. Sri…

Norway to provide NOK 60 million for mine action in Sri Lanka

Norway to provide NOK 60 million for mine action in Sri Lanka

The Government is providing NOK 60 million over a period of three years for mine action in Sri Lanka. ‘Sri Lanka has been heavily contaminated by landmines, but the country…

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