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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 development of the Palaly domestic airport into an international airport. Managing Director SLTPB, Johanne Jayaratne speaking to Daily News said that this amount would be released from the Tourism Development…

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 and regional flights would be operated from October 2019. Ratmalana airport operates domestic flights and charter flights. Direct flights would be initially operated to Indian destinations, Bangalore, Cochin, Mumbai and…

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 2 through 5 to discuss security cooperation and assess the progress of U.S.-funded demining programs.  Assistant Secretary Cooper traveled to the Eastern Province to observe demining operations and meet with…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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