Lanka to take part in 12th World Islamic Economic Forum in Jakarta

Lanka to take part in 12th World Islamic Economic Forum in Jakarta

Sri Lanka has been invited to participate in the 12th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) for the first time which is scheduled to take place from August 2-4 at the Jakarta Convention Centre, in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Chairman of World Islamic Economic ForumFoundation, Tuan Musa Hitam extended an…

La Nina to take over from El Nino

La Nina to take over from El Nino

There is a strong probability of La Niña developing as the El Nino exits, but it would not adversely affect Sri Lanka, Meteorology Department Director General Lalith Chandrapala said. Speaking to the Daily News yesterday, he said the El Nino was at the tail end and it would…

Join hands with service organisations to explore avenues of cooperation: PM

Join hands with service organisations to explore avenues of cooperation: PM

 Governments in the world should engage in partnership with the service organisations to explore greater avenues of cooperation, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday. The Prime Minster speaking at the International Rotary Convention in South Korea said service organisations could also act as an oversight body on the…

PM meets Ban Ki-moon

PM meets Ban Ki-moon

The Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe met the  UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon at 107th Rotary International Convention in…

Japanese investors shown tremendous interest in Sri Lanka’s potential for investment

Japanese investors shown tremendous interest in Sri Lanka’s potential for investment

Japanese investors have shown tremendous interest in Sri Lanka’s potential for investment opportunities. This was revealed when the…

‘Czech Republic open for business’

‘Czech Republic open for business’

Czech Ambassador for Sri Lanka based in New Delhi, Milan Hovorka said there is a unique opportunity to…

Will continue to persuade centre for establishing rights of Sri Lankan Tamils: Jayalalithaa

Will continue to persuade centre for establishing rights of Sri Lankan Tamils: Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Saturday said her government would continue to persuade the Centre for…

Japan offers 2 patrol ships to Sri Lanka with China in sight

Japan offers 2 patrol ships to Sri Lanka with China in sight

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday that Japan will provide two patrol…

Is Wigneswaran planning to break away from TNA to form radical tamil party?

Is Wigneswaran planning to break away from TNA to form radical tamil party?

The Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Tamil majority Northern Province, C.V.Wigneswaran, appears to be planning to break away…

Canada in dairy and agriculture project in Sri Lanka’s north

Canada in dairy and agriculture project in Sri Lanka’s north

Canada together with UNDP and FAO are working to strengthen agro economic cooperatives in the Northern Sri Lanka,…

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