Japanese investment for Hotel Complex in the South

Japanese investment for Hotel Complex in the South

The Bensei Group of Japan will construct a hotel complex between Ahungalla and Bentota in the Galle district. One of the well known architects in Japan Kuma will design the hotel complex. It will provide an opportunity for Japanese tourists to have their meals according to Japanese tradition…

India interested in developing Mattala Airport

India interested in developing Mattala Airport

The Government of India (GOI) has expressed interest in developing the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA). According to a cabinet paper submitted by Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Nimal Siripala de Silva, the Government of India had sent a proposal in May 2017 to “form a joint…

JICA provides Rs42bn loan for Kalu Ganga water supply expansion

JICA provides Rs42bn loan for Kalu Ganga water supply expansion

A concessionary loan agreement for JPY 31,810 million (approx. Rs. 42,307 million) was signed on 7th of July 2017 between the Government of Sri Lanka and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for Kalu Ganga Water Supply Expansion Project (I). The loan agreement for the project was signed by…

Sri Lanka vows Tamil autonomy despite Buddhist resistance

Sri Lanka vows Tamil autonomy despite Buddhist resistance

Sri Lanka vowed Wednesday to grant greater autonomy to its Tamil minority in a new constitution after an…

New constitution will address Tamil issues

New constitution will address Tamil issues

The government should publish the interim reports on the proposed new constitution soon, TNA Parliamentarian M. A. Sumanthiran…

President in Rathnapura to review flood relief progress

President in Rathnapura to review flood relief progress

President Maithripala Sirisena visited the District Secretariat in Rathnapura today (May 29) to observe the relief programs carried…

Psychosocial programmes for children in war-torn Sri Lanka show good results

Psychosocial programmes for children in war-torn Sri Lanka show good results

Different psychosocial rehabilitation programs for children have somewhat different results due to differences in resources, methodologies and objectives.…

Narendra Modi woos Tamil community in Sri Lanka, lauds MGR, Murali

Narendra Modi woos Tamil community in Sri Lanka, lauds MGR, Murali

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the Tamil community on Friday, saying people like Tamil Nadu’s late former chief…

PM Modi meets Sri Lanka’s Leader of Opposition

PM Modi meets Sri Lanka’s Leader of Opposition

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Sri Lanka’s Leader of Opposition R. Sampanthan and other leaders of his Tamil…

Sri Lanka to receive Yen grant for Trinco port development

Sri Lanka to receive Yen grant for Trinco port development

Sri Lanka’s Prime Minster is to sign exchange of notes for a grant assistance of one billion yen…

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