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    Sri Lanka No: 2 destination among startup ecosystems for talent

    Sri Lanka No: 2 destination among startup ecosystems for talent

    The annual domestic eCommerce sales and services in Sri Lanka is estimated to be at $40 million and expected to grow $400 million by 2022, the 2020 Global Startup Ecosystem…

    Sri Lanka to launch e-Land Registration programme by August

    Sri Lanka to launch e-Land Registration programme by August

    Sri Lanka’s e-Land Registration programme is expected to launch by August this year with the support of the Information & Communication Technology Agency (ICTA), President’s Media Division said. Under this…

    Emirates covers customers from COVID-19 expenses, in initiative to boost travel

    Emirates covers customers from COVID-19 expenses, in initiative to boost travel

    Emirates customers can travel with confidence, as the airline will cover medical expenses of up to EUR 150,000 and quarantine costs of EUR 100 per day for 14 days, should…

    Working Group presents report to Foreign Minister

    Working Group presents report to Foreign Minister

    The ‘Working Group’ appointed by Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardena to assess the implementation of the ‘2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’, presented their report to the minister at his office,…

    Impact of COVID-19 on Women and Children in South Asia

    Impact of COVID-19 on Women and Children in South Asia

    The onset of the Coronavirus pandemic in early 2020 set off a series of health and economic crises that feed upon each other. The health crisis exacerbates the economic crisis…

    Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister & UK’s Intl. Trade Minister discusses stepping up bilateral trade

    Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister & UK’s Intl. Trade Minister discusses stepping up bilateral trade

    Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardena and the Minister for International Trade of the UK Ranil Jayawardena discussed stepping up bilateral trade and investment and expanding the areas of cooperation during…

    Sri Lanka’s Central Bank to develop Blockchain Technology based KYC Proof of Concept

    Sri Lanka’s Central Bank to develop Blockchain Technology based KYC Proof of Concept

    Sri Lanka’s Central Bank has entered into agreements to begin the process of developing a Blockchain Technology Based Shared Know-Your-Customer (KYC) proofs of concept (POCs). Central Bank said in a…

    Russian crew sign-on & sign-off at Hambantota International Port

    Russian crew sign-on & sign-off at Hambantota International Port

    The first bulk crew changes after the lockdown was carried out at the Hambantota International Port (HIP) recently, keeping to best practices and strict health and safety standards. A charter…

    Over 14,000 Sri Lankans repatriated in two months

    Over 14,000 Sri Lankans repatriated in two months

    Sri Lanka has expedited the return of 14,006 locals during the last two months and would expedite the repatriation of 40,000 migrant workers who have lost their jobs overseas, Acting…

    Sri Lanka and Viet Nam celebrate 50 Years of formal Diplomatic Relations

    Sri Lanka and Viet Nam celebrate 50 Years of formal Diplomatic Relations

    Sri Lanka and Viet Nam commemorate the 50th anniversary of their establishment of formal diplomatic relations on 21 of July 2020. Although only officially founded in 1970, Sri Lanka and…

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