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Cuban Ambassador to Sri Lanka Highlights Women’s Empowerment

Cuban Ambassador to Sri Lanka Highlights Women’s Empowerment

Cuban Ambassador to Sri Lanka Juana Elena Ramos underscored the important role that Cuban women are currently playing, at a roundtable discussion with women from local governments.   Invited by the South Asia Policies and Research Institute (SAPRI), the Cuban diplomat participated in the event in the district…

Sri Lanka’s northern Jaffna gets two more wind power plants for Rs4.4bn

Sri Lanka’s northern Jaffna gets two more wind power plants for Rs4.4bn

Two more renewable energy power plants are to be built in Sri Lanka’s northern Jaffna peninsula with an investment of 4.4 billion rupees, the Board of Investment said in a statement. They are among three new ventures awaiting commercial operation, the investment promotion agency said. One wind power…

Over 300 vessels call at Hambantota Int’l Port in 2018

Over 300 vessels call at Hambantota Int’l Port in 2018

The Hambantota International Port (HIP) saw an increase in vessels docking at the port on the first week of the New Year.Traffic to the Hambantota International Port increased significantly during the last year, with 300 vessels calling with different service requirements. Whilst their volume of RORO vessels handled…

Report on constitution proposals tabled

Report on constitution proposals tabled

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday tabled an experts’ report on the proposals to draft Sri Lanka’s new…

PM visits flood affected areas in Kilinochchi

PM visits flood affected areas in Kilinochchi

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and a group of ministers yesterday visited the flood affected areas in the Kilinochchi…

Suwa Seriya Service expands into Central Province today

Suwa Seriya Service expands into Central Province today

The free pre hospital care ambulance services will continue, with the launch of the service in the Central…

Oil, Gas prospecting in Mannar Basin commences

Oil, Gas prospecting in Mannar Basin commences

Natural Gas and Oil prospecting in the Mannar Basin of the Sri Lanka Maritime Zone commenced yesterday. The…

India provides assistance to build another 1,200 houses in 50 villages in Sri Lanka

India provides assistance to build another 1,200 houses in 50 villages in Sri Lanka

India on Saturday provided Sri Lanka with additional assistance to build another 1,200 houses through 50 model villages.…

ADB expresses willingness to fund more water projects

ADB expresses willingness to fund more water projects

THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) said it was willing to finance more water projects to provide safe water…

Operation to identify petroleum deposits in North East launched

Operation to identify petroleum deposits in North East launched

An operation to identify natural gas and fuel deposits in the deep seas off the North Eastern part…

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