‘Jealous’ India Must Rethink Opposition To China’s Investment In Sri Lanka: Chinese Media

‘Jealous’ India Must Rethink Opposition To China’s Investment In Sri Lanka: Chinese Media

India should rethink its opposition to Chinese investments in Sri Lanka and join the port development in the island nation instead of feeling “jealous”, China’s state media said today(January 16, 2017 ). “It is understandable that the cooperation has left some Asian countries vigilant as media reports suggest…

President calls for UN, FAO, and WFP involvement in drought relief

President calls for UN, FAO, and WFP involvement in drought relief

The United Nations and its affiliated bodies would take a serious note on the impending drought situation in Sri Lanka and assured President Mainthipala Sirisena to extend fullest cooperation to the Presidential Task Force to provide drought relief. Top level UN officials, including, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP…

Sri Lanka eyes oil imports from Iran

Sri Lanka eyes oil imports from Iran

In a meeting with Iran’s FM Zarif, Sri Lankan Minister of Science announced that his country is still interested in purchasing oil and related products from the Islamic Republic. Visiting Tehran at the invitation of Iran’s Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari, Sri Lanka’s Minister of Science, Technology and…

Mangala meets with Commonwealth Secretary-General

Mangala meets with Commonwealth Secretary-General

Foreign Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera met with Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland at Marlborough House on Friday, where discussions…

Commission proposes reinstating Sri Lankan trade concession

Commission proposes reinstating Sri Lankan trade concession

The European Commission on Wednesday (11 January) proposed that the bloc reinstates a trade concession to Sri Lanka as…

New resident magistrate takes oath

New resident magistrate takes oath

FORMER Sri Lankan district judge Geethani Wijesinghe Widanelage was sworn in today(13-01-2017) as Fiji’s new Resident Magistrate by…

2-5 year Resident Visas for foreigners investing over USD 300, 000

2-5 year Resident Visas for foreigners investing over USD 300, 000

Resident Visas for up to 5 years would be issued to foreigners who would invest a minimum of US…

Italian Naval Ship ‘Carabiniere’ arrives in the island

Italian Naval Ship ‘Carabiniere’ arrives in the island

Making a good will visit the Italian Naval Ship ‘Carabiniere’ arrived at the Port of Colombo yesterday (11th…

USAID launches water project in disaster, CKD prone areas

USAID launches water project in disaster, CKD prone areas

 The United States government joined the Sri Lankan government to launch an approximately 150 million rupees ($1 million)…

Indian, Sri Lankan fishermen repatriated

Indian, Sri Lankan fishermen repatriated

Fifty-one Indian and three Sri Lankan fishermen were on Tuesday repatriated to their respective countries in line with…

Page 1 of 338123Next ›Last »