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Sri Lanka records 2.7-pct growth in third quarter of 2019

Sri Lanka records 2.7-pct growth in third quarter of 2019

Sri Lanka’s national accounts estimates of the third quarter still reflect the impact of ‘Easter Sunday Attack’ especially in some services sector related economic activities, the statistics office said. When…

Sri Lanka on the Way to Harmonize Occupational Radiation Protection with the International Basic Safety Standards

Sri Lanka on the Way to Harmonize Occupational Radiation Protection with the International Basic Safety Standards

Sri Lanka’s programme to monitor workers exposed to radiation through their jobs is well-established and would benefit from long-term planning, sustainable coordination and stronger cooperation and consultation among stakeholders. This…

Workshop on ‘Sustainability, SDGs and Global Challenges’ successfully concludes in Turkey

Workshop on ‘Sustainability, SDGs and Global Challenges’ successfully concludes in Turkey

The International Workshop titled ‘Learning about Sustainability, SDGs and Global Challenges’ successfully concluded in Gebze, Turkey. The three-day event, which was jointly organized by the COMSATS; TWAS; and TUBITAK, was…

IFC Partners with Ceylon Biscuits Limited to Support Women Retailer Development, Promote Inclusive Business Growth in Sri Lanka

IFC Partners with Ceylon Biscuits Limited to Support Women Retailer Development, Promote Inclusive Business Growth in Sri Lanka

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has joined hands with Ceylon Biscuits Limited (CBL) Group to provide training and business development opportunities to strengthen and increase female participation…

‘Revitalized Africa Policy’ to guide Sri Lanka’s engagement with Africa

‘Revitalized Africa Policy’ to guide Sri Lanka’s engagement with Africa

Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha has said the operationalization of the recently developed ‘RevitalizedAfrica Policy’, seeks to enhance Sri Lanka’s cooperation in the political, economic and cultural spheres across Africa. Among…

Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage assumes duties as the Additional Secretary to the President

Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage assumes duties as the Additional Secretary to the President

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed International Relations expert Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage to the post of Additional Secretary to the President for Foreign Relations.Admiral Colombage served the Sri Lanka Navy for…

China welcomes SL’s working committee to accelerate port city project

China welcomes SL’s working committee to accelerate port city project

China welcomes Sri Lanka’s move to set up a working committee to review and accelerate the Colombo Port City project under the principles of mutual respect and benefit, a press…

Cabinet appoints 4-member committee to study MCC compact

Cabinet appoints 4-member committee to study MCC compact

Sri Lanka’s cabinet has decided to appoint an expert committee to study and look into the issues of the MCC compact and report back to the cabinet. Accordingly, Dr. Lalithasiri…

UNDP FOCUSES ON SRI LANK ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

UNDP FOCUSES ON SRI LANK ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations and the Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific of the United Nations Development Programme Kanni Wignaraja who is currently…

Cannot entertain 2015 UNHRC resolution on war crime in its current form: Lanka Prez

Cannot entertain 2015 UNHRC resolution on war crime in its current form: Lanka Prez

 Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has said he cannot entertain the 2015 UN Human Rights Council resolution co-sponsored by the previous Sirisena government on alleged war crimes during the country’s…

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