Commencing of Moragahakanda is happiest event in my life – President

Commencing of Moragahakanda is happiest event in my life – President

“The happiest day of life is not the day I became the President but, today with the commissioning of the largest water reservoir of Sri Lanka, the Moragahakanda – Kaluganga project”, President Maithripala Sirisena declared today (8th Jan.). Opening sluice of the Moragahakanda reservoir, the President said the…

CMEC to build 400 MW LNG power plant, terminal in Sri Lanka

CMEC to build 400 MW LNG power plant, terminal in Sri Lanka

China Machinery Engineering Corporation is to build a 400MW natural gas power plant in Sri Lanka’s southern Hambantota  industrial zone, a government spokesman said. The project will be implemented under a partnership between the state power utility Ceylon Electricity Board and China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) which is…

Sri Lanka tests 25MW Moragahakanda hydropower plant

Sri Lanka tests 25MW Moragahakanda hydropower plant

Sri Lanka has begun test runs on a 25 MegaWatt hydropower plant in Moragahakanda after heavy rains filled a newly built reservoir in Moragahakanda. Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena, has visited the site and kicked off the testing of the generators, his office said in a statement. The…

Climate change-fuelled drought pushes Sri Lanka farmers to cities

Climate change-fuelled drought pushes Sri Lanka farmers to cities

When Siri Hettige, a sociology professor at Colombo University, conducts surveys of young people across Sri Lanka, he…

Ozone layer protection

Ozone layer protection

Vienna Convention and Montreal Protocol were adopted respectively in 1985 and 1987 on the above purpose and its…

JICA to provide Doppler Weather Radar Network to Sri Lanka

JICA to provide Doppler Weather Radar Network to Sri Lanka

 Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a grant agreement with Sri Lanka to establish a Doppler Weather…

Sri Lanka to draft Bio Safety Bill to counter gene technology

Sri Lanka to draft Bio Safety Bill to counter gene technology

 Sri Lanka will draft a Bio Safety Bill to minimize damage caused to biodiversity by the release of…

Sri Lanka accepts power generation with LNG as policy

Sri Lanka accepts power generation with LNG as policy

Sri Lanka’s cabinet on Tuesday officially accepted generating electricity with Liquid Natural Gas and providing required infrastructure as…

Sri Lanka seeks World Bank assistance for elephant conservation

Sri Lanka seeks World Bank assistance for elephant conservation

Sri Lanka has sought assistance from the World Bank for the conservation of its wild elephant population, an…

Lanka seeks WB help for elephant conservation

Lanka seeks WB help for elephant conservation

Sri Lanka has sought assistance from the World Bank (WB) to conserve its wild elephant population, an official…

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