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Sri Lanka to start oil production in 2023; Total, Equinor to study potential

Sri Lanka to start oil production in 2023; Total, Equinor to study potential

Sri Lanka has enlisted French major Total and Norway’s Equinor to study the hydrocarbon potential of two blocks, saying it aims to start oil production in the island nation in…

‘Ram Setu is an ancient Indian engineering marvel,’ HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal tells IIT students

‘Ram Setu is an ancient Indian engineering marvel,’ HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal tells IIT students

Union Minister for Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal on Tuesday claimed that the Ram Setu was an ancient Indian engineering feat that astonishes the world till date, and asked engineers to conduct…

Polish Airlines to launch direct flights to Sri Lanka from November

Polish Airlines to launch direct flights to Sri Lanka from November

Starting from the winter season, LOT will fly from Warsaw to Colombo in Sri Lanka with flights being operated seasonally, from November 3rd to March 28th, three times a week…

Port City to transform condominium living

Port City to transform condominium living

Colombo Port City infrastructure development is to be completed by mid- 2020, said Simon Tham, the Assistant General Manager of CHEC Port City Colombo (Pvt) Ltd. Tham said the Port…

Sri Lanka eco summit to discuss SOE reform implementation weaknesses

Sri Lanka eco summit to discuss SOE reform implementation weaknesses

Sri Lanka’s State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) has been the topic of debate for many years now. Discussions around it have covered improving profitability, service and governance while examining the root causes…

Speaker meets European Union officials

Speaker meets European Union officials

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya met Caroline Vinot, European Union Regional Director for South Asia and Tung-Lai Margue, Ambassador, Delegation of the European Union to Sri Lanka at the Parliament Complex Thursday.…

‘Sri Lanka commits to achieving SDGs’

‘Sri Lanka commits to achieving SDGs’

Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission of Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) Samantha K. Jayasuriya said Sri Lanka has taken keen interest in promoting…

Police CCTV system to get upgraded

Police CCTV system to get upgraded

The surveillance system (CCTV) surrounding Colombo will be technically developed in future, said the DIG Ajith Rohan.The CCTV system which is being used now is 10years old, and DIG further…

PM to visit Maldives

PM to visit Maldives

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will undertake an official visit to the Maldives on September 02 on an invitation by Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. The two leaders will discuss on…

Hambantota Port evaluates container handling options

Hambantota Port evaluates container handling options

Hambantota International Port, a Public Private Partnership project (PPP) between the Sri Lanka Ports Authority and China Merchant Port Holdings is currently evaluating the options of handling containers.In addition, the…