Increased employment opportunities for Sri Lankan professionals in Malaysia

Increased employment opportunities for Sri Lankan professionals in Malaysia

The Government of Malaysia has agreed to provide increased employment opportunities for Sri Lankan professionals and skilled workers in Malaysia. An agreement in this regard will be signed at the end of this year. A special discussion was held in this regard when the visiting Deputy Prime Minister…

Attempt to block Lankan elephant’s transfer to Auckland

Attempt to block Lankan elephant’s transfer to Auckland

A legal bid – thought to be the first of its kind – is under way to stop the transfer of an elephant from Sri Lanka to New Zealand. Eighteen groups have presented a petition to the Court of Appeal in Sri Lanka, calling for an injunction to…

EU-SL joint commission welcomes GSP+ application

EU-SL joint commission welcomes GSP+ application

The European Union and Sri Lanka Joint Commission held in Brussels on Tuesday welcomed Sri Lanka’s application for access to the trade concession under the Eu’s Generalized Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+) as a sign of the country’s renewed commitment to meeting its wider international obligations. The 20th…

Ranil urges tri-nation economic convergence

Ranil urges tri-nation economic convergence

Improving on his 2003 idea of converting south India-Sri Lanka sub-region into a single market, Sri Lanka’s Prime…

Singapore, Sri Lanka start work on free trade pact

Singapore, Sri Lanka start work on free trade pact

Singapore and Sri Lanka started work on a free trade agreement (FTA) yesterday and agreed to deepen collaboration…

Singapore-India-SL in tripartite trade and investment agreement soon: PM

Singapore-India-SL in tripartite trade and investment agreement soon: PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe predicted that the free-trade agreements between Singapore-India (CEPA), India-Lanka (ETCA) and Sri Lanka-Singapore would…

IE Singapore inks first-ever MOU with Sri Lanka for business collaboration on megapolis

IE Singapore inks first-ever MOU with Sri Lanka for business collaboration on megapolis

International Enterprise (IE) Singapore signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Sri Lanka on Monday (July 18) to…

Chinese business delegation to visit for B2B meetings

Chinese business delegation to visit for B2B meetings

A 16-member business delegation from China will be visiting Sri Lanka on the 29th July, 2016, in a…

Lasantha murder case makes headway: Intelligence officer arrested

Lasantha murder case makes headway: Intelligence officer arrested

A sergeant attached to the intelligence unit of the Sri Lanka Army was arrested on suspected involvement in the murder…

Sri Lankan Prime Minister on three-day visit to Singapore

Sri Lankan Prime Minister on three-day visit to Singapore

Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will arrive in Singapore on Sunday (July 17) for a three-day visit…

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