Recent Comments

Home » 2019 » October

Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port in deal with NYK to tranship vehicles

Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port in deal with NYK to tranship vehicles

Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG) said it recently entered into an agreement with Japanese shipping conglomerate Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), for vehicle transhipment through its port on the south coast.…

FIU signs agreement with INTERPOL

FIU signs agreement with INTERPOL

In terms of the provisions of the Financial Transactions Reporting Act No. 6 of 2006 (FTRA), the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of Sri Lanka entered into an agreement with INTERPOL…

Japan to support Humanitarian Demining in Northern Sri Lanka with 1.27 million USD

Japan to support Humanitarian Demining in Northern Sri Lanka with 1.27 million USD

The Government of Japan has provided a total sum of US$ 1,266,825 (approx. Rs. 219 million) to SKAVITA Humanitarian Assistance and Relief Project (SHARP) and The HALO Trust for humanitarian…

SL should prepare implementable electricity generation plans: Nishan de Mel

SL should prepare implementable electricity generation plans: Nishan de Mel

Sri Lanka should prepare implementable and consistent electricity generation plans incorporating PESTAL factors, global trends and policy changes, without focusing only on the technical mix of the electricity generation, an…

Azerbaijan, Sri Lanka hail development of cooperation

Azerbaijan, Sri Lanka hail development of cooperation

Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Tilak Marapana on the sidelines of the 18th Summit of…

Visa exemption pact between Sri Lanka and Venezuela

Visa exemption pact between Sri Lanka and Venezuela

Sri Lanka and Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela will sign an agreement for exemption of visa requirements between the two countries to facilitate travel and to promote people to people contact…

‘Global business value from AI to reach US$ 2.6 tn in 2020’

‘Global business value from AI to reach US$ 2.6 tn in 2020’

Artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced analytics represents a growing opportunity and global business value derived from AI in 2020 will reach US$ 2.6 trillion, said Dr. Jasmine Begum, Director, Legal,…

EU observer team do not interfere in the electoral process

EU observer team do not interfere in the electoral process

The European Union Election Observation Mission that has now arrived told news media that they were disinterested in who wins the upcoming Presidential Elections and that the mission would neither…

Slowdown of Indian economy to affect Colombo port earnings: CBSL Chief

Slowdown of Indian economy to affect Colombo port earnings: CBSL Chief

Earnings of Sri Lanka’s main commercial port in Colombo is to be affected by the slowdown of the Indian economy, the Central Bank Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy said. India’s economic growth…

Italy to assist in power generation project using solid waste

Italy to assist in power generation project using solid waste

The government of Italy will provide technical assistance as well as investment opportunities to generate electricity using solid waste which has become a major problem for Sri Lanka, the Italian…

Page 1 of 41234