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Chinese Red Cross donates funds for injuries in Sri Lankan terror attacks

Chinese Red Cross donates funds for injuries in Sri Lankan terror attacks

The Red Cross Society of China has donated an estimated 100,000 U.S. dollars to the Sri Lankan Red Cross to treat those injured in the Easter Sunday terror blasts in…

Sri Lanka to set up land management firm for Port City

Sri Lanka to set up land management firm for Port City

Sri Lanka will set up a land management company to manage and administer newly reclaimed land at Colombo Port City. CHEC Port City has reclaimed 269 acres of land, all…

Counting the Cost: Terrorism and its Impact on the Sri Lankan Economy

Counting the Cost: Terrorism and its Impact on the Sri Lankan Economy

(By Dr. Dushni Weerakoon   )Terrorism is not an obvious subject for economic analysis. The greatest cost comes in the form of lives lost and injured. However, terror attacks also aim to…

Sri Lanka to enter global value chains with Indian, Chinese links: CB Governor

Sri Lanka to enter global value chains with Indian, Chinese links: CB Governor

Sri Lanka will have better prospects to enter global value chains with closer links with India and China, Central Bank Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy said. Global value chains are supply chains…

Sri Lanka road investments slow to yield economic expansion: Central Bank

Sri Lanka road investments slow to yield economic expansion: Central Bank

Despite big investments in building roads with the aim of improving connectivity in Sri Lanka, the expected expansion in regional economic activity has been slow, the Central Bank said. Work…

Seven new foreign envoys present credentials to President

Seven new foreign envoys present credentials to President

Seven new foreign Ambassadors and High Commissioners accredited to Sri Lanka presented their credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s House in Colombo today, the President’s Media Unit said..…

ADB in close partnership with Int’l Community to support Sri Lanka

The Asian Development Bank (ADB), is coordinating closely with the UN and members of the International Community and looking for any options for assisting and supporting Sri Lanka, Hun Kim,…

UK’s Minister of State for Security visits St Anthony’s Church in Kochchikade

UK’s Minister of State for Security visits St Anthony’s Church in Kochchikade

UK’s Minister of State for Security Ben Wallace visited St Anthony’s Church in Kochchikade yesterday and met parish priest and administrator Fr. Jude Fernando. Many devotees at the morning mass…

UN Under-Secretary General meets PM; pledges their support

UN Under-Secretary General meets PM; pledges their support

The Under-Secretary General of the United Nations Miguel Angel Moratinos visited Sri Lanka and paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, expressing his condolences with regard to the Easter…

Finance Minister leads Sri Lankan Delegation to 52nd AGM of the ADB in Fiji

Finance Minister leads Sri Lankan Delegation to 52nd AGM of the ADB in Fiji

Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera will lead the Sri Lankan Delegation to the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank to be held in…

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