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    113 Sri Lankan students to quarantine centers

    113 Sri Lankan students to quarantine centers

    The SriLankan Airlines flight carrying 113 Sri Lankan students who were stranded in Lahore & Karachi, Pakistan landed at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA),Katunayake yesterday. They will be sent to quarantine…

    Request for BIA to be made regional transit hub

    Request for BIA to be made regional transit hub

    The Government has been requested by Diplomats of key world capitals to make the Bandaranaike International Airport a Regional Transit Hub. This follows the High Commissioners and Ambassadors of Australia,…

    Dept. of Motor traffic extends validity of expiring driving licenses

    Dept. of Motor traffic extends validity of expiring driving licenses

    Minister Mahinda Amaraweera instructs the officials of the Motor Traffic Department to extend the validity of expiring driving licenses till end of COVID-19 pandemic. Courtesy – Daily News…

    Consulate General in Melbourne join hands to support distressed Lankans

    Consulate General in Melbourne join hands to support distressed Lankans

    The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Melbourne, along with the Sri Lankan community organizations and well-wishers in Melbourne, is providing necessary assistance to the Sri Lankans affected in Melbourne…

    Colombo Archbishop cancels all public Easter Sunday commemorations – Requests public to remain indoors

    Colombo Archbishop cancels all public Easter Sunday commemorations – Requests public to remain indoors

    All programmes that were scheduled to be held to mark the first year anniversary of the tragic Easter Sunday bombings on April 21st will not be held due to the…

    SriLankan confirms one-off Colombo-London flight

    SriLankan confirms one-off Colombo-London flight

    Sri Lankan Airlines has confirmed it will operate a direct flight between capital Colombo and London on Saturday (18 April). The carrier has suspended regular flights until 30 April, but…

    Foreign Minister explores possibilities to assist Sri Lankan migrant workers

    Foreign Minister explores possibilities to assist Sri Lankan migrant workers

    Minister of Foreign Relations, Skills Development, Employment and Labour Relations, Dinesh Gunawardena met with the Secretaries and senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Relations, the Ministry of Skills Development,…

    European Union provides EUR 22mn grant to Sri Lanka

    European Union provides EUR 22mn grant to Sri Lanka

    The European Union (EU) and its Member States are working with partners around the world to tackle the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic and mitigate the effects of the crisis.…

    COVID-19 clouds Sri Lanka’s growth prospects, Projected to fall to 2.2-pct in 2020: ADB

    COVID-19 clouds Sri Lanka’s growth prospects, Projected to fall to 2.2-pct in 2020: ADB

    The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) flagship annual economic publication, the Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2020, forecasts significant headwinds for Sri Lanka’s economy as it fights the spread of COVID-19, which comes…

    NMRA issues guidelines to pharmacies

    NMRA issues guidelines to pharmacies

    The National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) has issued strict operational guidelines to all pharmacies in the country, which will be monitored by the Authority. More information on these guidelines can…

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