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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 Constitution at the Constitutional Assembly sitting held in Parliament. The move enables a discussion in the Constitutional Assembly, which in turn could help authorities present a draft of the Constitution…

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 District to look into relief activities for the affected people. The Prime Minister met the political representatives and officials of the area at the District Secretariat for a special discussion…

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…

Exploring agri-tourism

Exploring agri-tourism

With Sri Lanka rated as one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the world, the country is…

Rs. 9 billion to restore over 13,000 small reservoirs

Rs. 9 billion to restore over 13,000 small reservoirs

The Minister of Agriculture Mahinda Amaraweera says that his ministry has devised a comprehensive program to renovate over…

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