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BASL meets PM

BASL meets PM

A delegation of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) today met with the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe 0n Wednesday (17th July)  at Temple Trees. The PM assured the delegation that Government has not signed a SOFA agreement. With the United States. Commenting on the meeting Prime Minister Ranil…

UN expert to assess rights to freedom of peaceful assembly in Sri Lanka

UN expert to assess rights to freedom of peaceful assembly in Sri Lanka

UN Special Rapporteur Clément Nyaletsossi Voule will visit Sri Lanka from 18 to 26 July 2019 to assess rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association in the country. “We have seen a commendable effort to expand civic space in Sri Lanka, the establishment of strong and…

US Ambassador meets Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake

US Ambassador meets Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake

US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz met Minister of Plantation Industries Navin Dissanayake and State Minister of Plantation Industries Wadiwel Suresh, recently at the Ministry premises in Sethsiripaya, Battaramulla. During the meeting, the status of Sri Lankan Tea in the US, its potential in the US market…

Sri Lanka to revive visa on arrival for 39 countries except India, China

Sri Lanka to revive visa on arrival for 39 countries except India, China

he Sri Lankan government plans to revive the visa on arrival and free visa programme, which was suspended…

WHO declares Sri Lanka ‘measles-free’ nation

WHO declares Sri Lanka ‘measles-free’ nation

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Tuesday declared that measles disease has been eradicated in the island nation of…

ADB to provide US$ 160 mn for railway efficiency improvement project

ADB to provide US$ 160 mn for railway efficiency improvement project

Asian Development Bank (ADB), which has been a strong partner in development of Sri Lanka since 1966, will…

Japanese company to set up US$ 8.4 mn boutique hotel in Ahungalla

Japanese company to set up US$ 8.4 mn boutique hotel in Ahungalla

The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka has signed a new investment agreement recently with Wakana JPN (Pvt)…

Sri Lanka negotiating military cooperation deal with US, prime minister says

Sri Lanka negotiating military cooperation deal with US, prime minister says

Sri Lanka is negotiating a fresh military cooperation deal with the United States, its Prime Minister announced in…

EU counter-terrorism expert to visit Sri Lanka

EU counter-terrorism expert to visit Sri Lanka

The European Union’s (EU) Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Gilles de Kerchove, will visit Sri Lanka and the Maldives from July…

Macroeconomic fundamentals in good shape; 4th Q growth to be favourable: Governor

Macroeconomic fundamentals in good shape; 4th Q growth to be favourable: Governor

Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajith Coomaraswamy told a group of exporters yesterday the country’s macroeconomic fundamentals are in…

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