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    Indian High Commissioner meets Health Minister

    Indian High Commissioner meets Health Minister

    The Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay, paid a courtesy call on Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi at the Ministry of Health . The Chief Secretary of the Indian High Commission, Dr. Sushil Kumar, Head, Economic and Commercial Division, Indian High Commission Rakesh Pandey was also present…

    Taxes imposed on gem and jewelry industry removed

    Taxes imposed on gem and jewelry industry removed

    President directs relevant officials to remove the15% import tax and 14% income tax on gold for the Gem & Jewellery industry, stated the President’s Media division.         Courtesy – Daily News…

    Sri Lankan HC to Maldives presents credentials

    Sri Lankan HC to Maldives presents credentials

    The High Commissioner-designates of Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka presented their credentials to Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Monday. The separate ceremonies were held at the President’s Office on Monday afternoon where President Solih welcomed the new diplomats. Speaking to Rear Admiral Nazmul Hassan from Bangladesh, President…

    United States donates 200 ventilators to support Sri Lanka’s response to COVID-19

    United States donates 200 ventilators to support Sri Lanka’s response to COVID-19

    The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has donated 200 brand-new, state-of-the-art ventilators…

    State Minister Cabraal meets UN Resident Coordinator

    State Minister Cabraal meets UN Resident Coordinator

    State Minister Ajith Nivard Cabraal received a delegation led by Hanaa Singer, Resident Coordinator, UN Sri Lanka at…

    China assures support for education sector

    China assures support for education sector

    China has expressed its support to uplift the education sector of the country following a discussion between Education…

    Oil Palm industry calls for urgent engagement with govt. over cultivation ban

    Oil Palm industry calls for urgent engagement with govt. over cultivation ban

    The Palm Oil Industry Association (POIA) has said in a statement that while it respects the decisions relating…

    ICTA partners with UNDP for a comprehensive & inclusive digital transformation of Sri Lanka

    ICTA partners with UNDP for a comprehensive & inclusive digital transformation of Sri Lanka

    The Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka signed…

    Lankan Foreign Reserves rise to USD 7.1 bn in July 2020

    Lankan Foreign Reserves rise to USD 7.1 bn in July 2020

    Sri Lankan Foreign Reserves improved to USD 7.1 billion in July 2020 relative to USD 6.7 billion in…

    Lankan Ambassador to Germany presents Credentials

    Lankan Ambassador to Germany presents Credentials

    Sri Lankan Ambassador to Germany Manori Unambuwe presented her Credentials to German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier at the Bellevue…

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