Sri Lanka says no change to policy on Palestine

Sri Lanka says no change to policy on Palestine

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera on Tuesday said there was no change to the country’s policy towards Palestine. Samaraweera made the remarks in the parliament. He said Sri Lanka-Palestine relations were strong as ever. The foreign minister recalled that Sri Lanka has supported Palestine in the international…

Al-Salem receives deputy foreign minister of Sri Lanka

Al-Salem receives deputy foreign minister of Sri Lanka

Undersecretary of the Ministry of the Interior Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Salem met at his office here yesterday with Deputy Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka Harsha de Silva. During the meeting, they discussed issues of mutual interest and ways of enhancing security relations between the two countries. Courtesy…

Saudi Arabia threatens economic ‘turmoil’ over 9/11 bill

Saudi Arabia threatens economic ‘turmoil’ over 9/11 bill

Saudi Arabia is threatening to sell $750 billion in American assets if Congress passes a bill that would allow 9/11 victims to hold the kingdom legally responsible for the terrorist attacks, a report said. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir warned the Obama administration and congressional leaders last month…

Dubai international financial centre welcomes Sri Lankan finance minister

Dubai international financial centre welcomes Sri Lankan finance minister

His Excellency Essa Kazim, Governor of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), welcomed a high-profile Sri Lankan delegation led…

Sri Lanka likely to join Iranian oil customers

Sri Lanka likely to join Iranian oil customers

Referring to the launch of new talks with Sri Lanka to resume oil exports, deputy oil minister expressed…

Hiring of Sri Lankan maid now costing over SR20,000

Hiring of Sri Lankan maid now costing over SR20,000

The cost of recruiting a housemaid from Sri Lanka has crossed the barrier of SR23,000 per visa during…

Gammon to launch Dubai-model Free Zone in Lanka

Gammon to launch Dubai-model Free Zone in Lanka

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia-based Gammon Middle East is all set to invest $1.2 billion to develop a…

Iranian warships march across the equator

Iranian warships march across the equator

A fleet of Iranian warships crossed the equator from Sri Lanka on Thursday on their way toward Indonesia…

“Resolution of Israeli- Palestinian conflict depends on will of superpowers”

“Resolution of Israeli- Palestinian conflict depends on will of superpowers”

(By Dr. Yana Korobko – Exclusive for Asian Sun) Israel, Palestine conflict has a long history. They both…

President pledges US$ 1 Million to Palestine

President pledges US$ 1 Million to Palestine

President Mahinda Rajapaksa today (August 14) announced that Sri Lanka will be providing US$ 1 million in financial…

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