Russia pledges to enhance economic cooperation

Russia pledges to enhance economic cooperation

Sri Lanka and Russia pledged to enhance long term economic cooperation and affirmed to build a strong foundation to take bilateral relations to a new high. These sentiments were expressed by Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Maithripala Sirisena during the historic meeting at the Green Room in…

Rajinikanth’s Sri Lanka visit triggers opposition from Tamil outfits

Rajinikanth’s Sri Lanka visit triggers opposition from Tamil outfits

Superstar Rajinikanth’s visit to Sri Lanka next month to inaugurate a housing scheme has met with opposition from pro-Tamil outfits here, who cautioned him from getting “involved” in the emotive ethnic issue. Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) and Tamizhaga Vazhvurimai Katchi (TVK) urged the top actor not go ahead…

Sri Lankan PM says spread of dengue part of health crisis in Asia

Sri Lankan PM says spread of dengue part of health crisis in Asia

Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday informed his parliament that the spread of dengue in the island country was part of a health crises looming in Asia. A report quoting Wickremesinghe said that the spread of dengue in Sri Lanka and the spread of diseases in…

Kremlin Guard of Honour for President Maithripala Sirisena

Kremlin Guard of Honour for President Maithripala Sirisena

President Maithripala Sirisena was received with a Guard of Honour at the Kremlin’s Alexander Garden when he visited…

Sri Lankan Navy action hitting diplomatic efforts, says Tamil Nadu CM

Sri Lankan Navy action hitting diplomatic efforts, says Tamil Nadu CM

Alleging that Sri Lanka had been trying to thwart efforts for a diplomatic solution to the issues relating…

Somali security forces that freed pirated ship say NATO must do more

Somali security forces that freed pirated ship say NATO must do more

Somali officials whose forces freed a hijacked oil tanker and its eight Sri Lankan crew said on Sunday…

Sri Lanka to sign tourism cooperation agreement with Russia

Sri Lanka to sign tourism cooperation agreement with Russia

Sri Lanka will sign a tourism promotion agreement with Russia during the visit of its President Maithripala Sirisena…

Chinese defense minister to visit Sri Lanka, Nepal

Chinese defense minister to visit Sri Lanka, Nepal

Chinese Defence Minister Chang Wanquan left on Sunday for official visits to Sri Lanka and Nepal, the Defence…

Sri Lankan crew expected to arrive tomorrow

Sri Lankan crew expected to arrive tomorrow

The eight Sri Lankan crew on board the oil tanker Aris 13 who were held captive by Somali…

Sri Lanka finance minister pledges fiscal discipline

Sri Lanka finance minister pledges fiscal discipline

After a warning from the International Monetary Fund about its thin foreign-currency reserves, the Sri Lankan government has…

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