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‘A river for Jaffna’ receives Cabinet approval

‘A river for Jaffna’ receives Cabinet approval

Cabinet approval was granted to implement a five year project aimed at resolving the water issue in Jaffna, which was presented for approval by the Mahaweli Development and Environment Minister today{16.10.2019}. As there are no rivers in the Jaffna Peninsula, in order to resolve the shortage of water,…

Jaffna International Airport declared open

Jaffna International Airport declared open

President Maithripala Sirisena declared open the country’s newest international airport, the Jaffna International Airport today[17.10.2019]. for public service.The third international airport was constructed at a cost of Rs. 2250 million in Palali in the Northern Province. The Government of Sri Lanka funded Rs. 1950 million while the Government…

Test flight to Jaffna from India

Test flight to Jaffna from India

Test flight to Jaffna from India arrived today linking Palali International airport in Jaffna and Chennai in South India. Courtesy – News.lk…

USD50mn from Saudi Fund for new Medical Faculty in Sabaragamuwa University

USD50mn from Saudi Fund for new Medical Faculty in Sabaragamuwa University

 Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) has agreed to provide a concessional loan amounting to Saudi Riyal 187.5 Million…

Two Indian airline operators show interest in Palali

Two Indian airline operators show interest in Palali

Two Indian airline operators, Alliance Air (an Indian regional airline, a wholly owned subsidiary of Air India) and…

All National Parks closed for Elephant Census

All National Parks closed for Elephant Census

The Wildlife Conservation Department yesterday announced that all National Parks in the country would be closed from September…

SLTPB to invest Rs 1,050 mn for Palaly development

SLTPB to invest Rs 1,050 mn for Palaly development

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) will invest Rs. 1,050 million to assist in the refurbishment and the…

Palali Airport to launch direct flights to four Indian destinations from Oct.

Palali Airport to launch direct flights to four Indian destinations from Oct.

The Palali airport is now being upgraded to be Sri Lanka’s third international airport after Colombo, and Mattala…

U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Highlights 970 Million Rupees for Mine Clearance

U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Highlights 970 Million Rupees for Mine Clearance

The U.S. Department of State’s Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs R. Clarke Cooper visited Sri Lanka from June…

Ircon wins rail contract in Sri Lanka

Ircon wins rail contract in Sri Lanka

IRCON International Ltd has bagged an international railway contract worth $91.27 million ( around ₹635 crore) from Sri Lanka…

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