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    Sri Lanka recommended for 2021 tours

    Sri Lanka recommended for 2021 tours

    The Times of London has expressed the hope that Sri Lanka would get back on track to again become a tourist hotspot by next year despite the current Coronavirus situation,…

    ‘A Brewing Storm’: Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Sri Lanka

    ‘A Brewing Storm’: Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Sri Lanka

    ( By Kithmina Hewage – Research Economist) Over a quarter of the world’s population is currently under movement restrictions. For the first time in recent human history, coronavirus has shattered the…

    OVER 17,000 OVERSEAS SRI LANKANS REGISTER ON ‘CONTACT SRI LANKA’

    OVER 17,000 OVERSEAS SRI LANKANS REGISTER ON ‘CONTACT SRI LANKA’

    Over 17,457 Overseas Sri Lankans (OSL) had by Saturday noon (28 March), registered on the ‘Contact Sri Lanka’ Online Portal of the Ministry of Foreign Relations. Of these, 6773 are…

    Ships entering Sri Lankan Ports exempted from entry, delay charges – multiple relief measures for smooth functioning of port

    Ships entering Sri Lankan Ports exempted from entry, delay charges – multiple relief measures for smooth functioning of port

    President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has instructed the Sri Lanka Ports Authority to provide necessary facilities to vessels that enter Sri Lankan ports during the island wide Police curfew currently in effect…

    Voice of America Relay Station to be converted to Covid-19 treatment centre

    Voice of America Relay Station to be converted to Covid-19 treatment centre

    The building of a former Voice of America relay station in Iranawila, Chilaw will be converted into a COVID-19 hospital to treat Coronavirus infected patients and Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi…

    Rubber industry calls on Government to make rubber an essential sector

    Rubber industry calls on Government to make rubber an essential sector

    Rubber exporters have made a request from the Government to make it an essential service during this crucial time as the sector provides its products to the medical industry and…

    Coronavirus: Kiwi family stuck in Sri Lanka calls for more government assistance

    Coronavirus: Kiwi family stuck in Sri Lanka calls for more government assistance

    Bill Stevenson and his family went to Sri Lanka for a holiday. They are now stranded, and the only guests in an otherwise empty hotel. The Christchurch man is calling on…

    New Governor appointed for Western Province

    New Governor appointed for Western Province

    Former Sri Lanka Air Force Commander, Marshal of the Air Force Roshan Goonetileke has been appointed as the new Governor of the Western Province, the President’s Media Division said. He…

    1912 – Hotline for tourists

    1912 – Hotline for tourists

    A 24 hours hotline 1912 is now available to provide assistance for all tourists remaining in Sri Lanka during the fight against the COVID-19. The initiative was taken by the…

    Govt. bans passenger arrival at airport indefinitely

    Govt. bans passenger arrival at airport indefinitely

    As a preventive measure, the Government has decided to indefinitely extend closure of arrival terminal at the Airport. Departure terminal continues to be operational and flights are allowed for departing…

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