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Lanka’s plans for boosting FDI, exports explored in report

Lanka’s plans for boosting FDI, exports explored in report

Sri Lanka’s broad-based plans for boosting both foreign direct investment (FDI) and exports are explored in detail in a forthcoming report by the global research and consultancy firm Oxford Business…

Justice minister reaffirms Swiss commitment in Sri Lanka

Justice minister reaffirms Swiss commitment in Sri Lanka

Swiss Justice Minister Simonetta Sommaruga concluded her four-day visit to Sri Lanka by saying that Switzerland will do its utmost to ensure that the nation’s newly formed Office of Missing…

Exploring agri-tourism

Exploring agri-tourism

With Sri Lanka rated as one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the world, the country is now exploring another rapidly growing segment, agri-tourism, to achieve greater heights in…

Switzerland and Sri Lanka plan closer cooperation

Switzerland and Sri Lanka plan closer cooperation

The Swiss justice minister, Simonetta Sommaruga, has agreed an extended migration partnership accord with Sri Lanka. On Monday, Sommaruga signed a memorandum of understanding in the capital Colombo with the…

Sri Lanka eyes 20% jump in travellers from India in FY19

Sri Lanka eyes 20% jump in travellers from India in FY19

Sri Lanka is looking at a near 20 per cent rise in travellers from India during FY19. Apart from tourists and business travellers, the country is presenting itself as a…

Call for Lanka to promote more intra-Commonwealth trade, investment

Call for Lanka to promote more intra-Commonwealth trade, investment

Sri Lanka should promote more intra-Commonwealth trade and investment as there are growing opportunities in this area, said Commonwealth Secretary-General Rt. Patricia Scotland QC. The Secretary General, who paid a…

US says committed to work with SL to combat human trafficking

US says committed to work with SL to combat human trafficking

The US is committed to working with civil society, international organizations, and the Sri Lankan government to combat trafficking in persons in the country, a diplomat of the US Embassy…

PM meets Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland

PM meets Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe welcoming the visiting Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland at Temple Trees yesterday. Picture by Hirantha Gunathilake. Courtesy – Daily News…

Iranian Foreign Minister calls on Prime Minister

Iranian Foreign Minister calls on Prime Minister

Foreign Affairs Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at Temple Trees today (1st Aug.).   Both parties paid a special attention on social and…

Sri Lanka President: Colombo determined to boost ties with Tehran

Sri Lanka President: Colombo determined to boost ties with Tehran

During a meeting with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, President Maithripala Sirisena said the two countries have enjoyed long-standing friendly relations. He also referred to his last year’s visit…