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    MCC review final report accessible via three websites

    MCC review final report accessible via three websites

    The final report by the Expert’s Committee appointed to review the proposed Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact (MCC) is accessible for general public via three websites. President Rajapaksa directed the Secretary…

    Coronavirus cases top 10 million worldwide

    Coronavirus cases top 10 million worldwide

    The number of novel Coronavirus cases worldwide surpassed 10 million on Sunday morning as the death toll nears 500,000, Johns Hopkins University data shows. North America, Latin America and Europe…

    Ambassador Cooray presents Letters of Credence to King Harald V

    Ambassador Cooray presents Letters of Credence to King Harald V

    Newly-appointed Sri Lankan Ambassador to Norway, Godfrey Cooray, presented the Letters of Credence to King Harald V on June 22 at the Royal Palace in Oslo. The Ambassador was received…

    169 Lankans repatriated from Maldives

    169 Lankans repatriated from Maldives

    A special SriLankan Airlines flight arrived this morning with 169 Lankans stranded in Maldives due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Flight UL 4102 had landed at the Mattala International Airport at…

    SLAITO Youth to improve sustainability of tourism industry

    SLAITO Youth to improve sustainability of tourism industry

    It is no secret that the tourism industry in Sri Lanka has weathered many storms over the past few decades but none compare to that of the present. The global…

    Digital Technology to be Utilized in Conducting Parliament Committee Meetings

    Digital Technology to be Utilized in Conducting Parliament Committee Meetings

    The Parliament is exploring the possibility of conducting virtual meetings of the Committees using digital facilities to meet the regulations and guidelines of social distancing if it is decided to…

    Cinnamon Hotels offers 1000 complimentary holiday packages for health workers

    Cinnamon Hotels offers 1000 complimentary holiday packages for health workers

    As a way of saying ‘Thank You’ to Sri Lanka’s courageous healthcare workers, Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts is offering 1,000 complimentary full board holiday packages, for two nights at nine…

    Technical assistance grant of Euro 11 mn from Germany

    Technical assistance grant of Euro 11 mn from Germany

    An agreement was signed by the Government of Sri Lanka with the Government of Germany today to obtain a technical assistance grant of Euro 11 million to implement three projects.…

    Emirates to begin outbound flights from Colombo on 20 June

    Emirates to begin outbound flights from Colombo on 20 June

    Emirates has announced the launch of outward-bound passenger flights from Sri Lanka, starting Saturday 20 June 2020, to facilitate travel for foreign nationals as well as Sri Lankans who need…

    COVID-19 will leave lasting economic scars around the world

    COVID-19 will leave lasting economic scars around the world

    The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has dealt a severe blow to an already fragile global economy says Dana Vorisek, Senior Economist, Development Economics Prospects Group. Although the full scope of the…

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