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    Sri Lanka to buy 500 buses from India for $15 mn

    Sri Lanka to buy 500 buses from India for $15 mn

    Sri Lanka will purchase 500 buses from India for USD 15 million by utilising the line of credit extended to it during President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s visit to New Delhi, officials said on Friday. The new buses for Sri Lanka Transport Board would be procured to strengthen the country’s…

    ASEAN Envoys meet PM

    ASEAN  Envoys meet  PM

    Heads of Mission of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) based in Colombo met Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees yesterday and expressed their interest in strengthening relations between Sri Lanka and the ASEAN region. Ambassadors of Indonesia, Thailand and Myanmar and Vietnam Gusti Ngurah Ardiyasa, Chulamanee…

    Minister Gunawardhana met Bangladesh High Commissioner

    Minister Gunawardhana met Bangladesh High Commissioner

    Minister Dinesh Gunawardhana met Bangladesh high commissioner Riza Hamidulla at the Foreign Ministry recently. They discussed the higher education opportunities, human resource development , tourism sector, regional cooperation. Courtesy – Daily News…

    EU Ambassador visits Northern Province

    EU Ambassador visits Northern Province

    Ambassador of the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Sri Lanka, Denis Chaibi, visited the Northern Province…

    India pledges USD 50mn to strengthen defence cooperation

    India pledges USD 50mn to strengthen defence cooperation

    India has pledged a US$ 50 million assistance to Sri Lanka to help the country purchase equipment for…

    UN Resident Coordinator delighted with President’s sustainable development programs

    UN Resident Coordinator delighted with President’s sustainable development programs

    Meeting President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Friday (17) at the Presidential Secretariat, United Nations Resident Coordinator Hanna Singer responded positively…

    Sri Lanka elephants: ‘Record number’ of deaths in 2019

    Sri Lanka elephants: ‘Record number’ of deaths in 2019

    A record number of elephants – 361 – have died in Sri Lanka during 2019, environmental groups say.…

    Chinese research vessel “Xiang Yang Hong 06” arrives at the Port of Colombo

    Chinese research vessel “Xiang Yang Hong 06” arrives at the Port of Colombo

    Xiang Yang Hong 06”, a research vessel belongs to the People’s Republic of China which arrived to Sri…

    Industrial production grew 1.3% in 2019

    Industrial production grew 1.3% in 2019

    As per Sri Lanka’s Index of Industrial Production (IIP), industrial production in the country grew by 1.3 percent…

    Sri Lanka’s new Banking Act to facilitate banks in Colombo Intl. Financial Centre

    Sri Lanka’s new Banking Act to facilitate banks in Colombo Intl. Financial Centre

    Sri Lanka’s Central Bank has initiated drafting a new Banking Act and expects to complete its enactment in…

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