Sri Lanka keen to invest in Nepal infrastructure, education

Sri Lanka keen to invest in Nepal infrastructure, education

The newly appointed Sri Lankan Ambassador to Nepal, WS Pereira, said that Sri Lanka was interested in investing in the infrastructure and education sectors in Nepal. Ambassador Pereira said this during a programme organised by the Nepal Chamber of Commerce in her honour in the Capital on Monday.…

Sri Lankan mangroves respond to conservation plan

Sri Lankan mangroves respond to conservation plan

A year after Sri Lanka launched a mangrove conservation plan with funds from a U.S. conservation group about half of its 37,000 hectares of mangrove forests are in a various stage of revival, officials say. With US$ 3.4 million from the Califronia-based Seacology and manpower and other support…

Sri Lanka condemns deadly terror attack in Turkey

Sri Lanka condemns deadly terror attack in Turkey

The Sri Lankan government on Monday condemned an terror attack in Turkey, which left over 51 dead and hundreds more injured. “Sri Lanka condemns the violence unleashed by terrorists on a wedding party in Gaziantep, Turkey. Our prayers are with those affected,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mahishini Colonne said.…

Sri Lanka gets new World Bank procurement system ensuring integrity, transparency

Sri Lanka gets new World Bank procurement system ensuring integrity, transparency

The World Bank has given Sri Lanka a new procurement system to make the best use of public…

Indian coast guard ship “Samarth’ arrives in Colombo

Indian coast guard ship “Samarth’ arrives in Colombo

Indian Coast Guard Ship “Samarth’ arrived at the Port of Colombo on a goodwill visit on Thursday. The…

Jaffna investment forum may become an Issue between governor and Chief Minister Wigneswaran

Jaffna investment forum may become an Issue between governor and Chief Minister Wigneswaran

The Governor of Sri Lanka’s Tamil majority Northern Province, Reginold Cooray, is organizing an international investment forum in…

UNESCO Director-General affirms role of ‘soft-power’ for Sri Lanka peace and development

UNESCO Director-General affirms role of ‘soft-power’ for Sri Lanka peace and development

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova, at a public lecture at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic…

Unveiling of national economic policy, incentives to foreign investors soon: PM

Unveiling of national economic policy, incentives to foreign investors soon: PM

Sri Lanka’s national economic policy and the attended opportunities and incentives offered to local and foreign investors will…

ETCA may be a reality: Y.K. Sinha

ETCA may be a reality: Y.K. Sinha

Even as certain sections of Sri Lanka continue to view skeptically the proposed Economic and Technology Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) with India,…

Chonging megapolis mayor says will encourage entrepreneurs to invest in SL

Chonging megapolis mayor says will encourage entrepreneurs to invest in SL

Mayor of the Chong Jin Megapolis in North Eastern China, Huang Jifan promised maximum support towards Sri Lanka’s…

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