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Chinese President assures support to wipe out terrorism from Sri Lanka

Chinese President assures support to wipe out terrorism from Sri Lanka

President of China Xi Jinping has assured President Maithripala Sirisena that China is ready to render its support to Sri Lanka to eradicate terrorism and to ensure the country’s security.During…

India to provide counter-terrorism, warfare assistance, says Sri Lankan army chief

India to provide counter-terrorism, warfare assistance, says Sri Lankan army chief

The army chief of Sri Lanka said that India would be providing Sri Lanka with counter-terrorism technology and capability to fight the growing menace of Islamic terrorism in the country.…

UN unveils plan to detect travelling foreign fighters with new software

UN unveils plan to detect travelling foreign fighters with new software

The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism on Tuesday unveiled a computer-based system designed to detect the travel of would-be terrorist attackers and returning foreign fighters, with Sri Lanka and Iraq…

Ircon wins rail contract in Sri Lanka

Ircon wins rail contract in Sri Lanka

IRCON International Ltd has bagged an international railway contract worth $91.27 million ( around ₹635 crore) from Sri Lanka Railways under the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation, Government of Sri…

Sri Lanka to give tax waivers, support measures for tourist industry: report

Sri Lanka to give tax waivers, support measures for tourist industry: report

Sri Lanka is planning a package of measures to help the tourist industry bounce back quickly and contain the terror threat, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has said following attacks by…

Chinese Red Cross donates funds for injuries in Sri Lankan terror attacks

Chinese Red Cross donates funds for injuries in Sri Lankan terror attacks

The Red Cross Society of China has donated an estimated 100,000 U.S. dollars to the Sri Lankan Red Cross to treat those injured in the Easter Sunday terror blasts in…

Sri Lanka to set up land management firm for Port City

Sri Lanka to set up land management firm for Port City

Sri Lanka will set up a land management company to manage and administer newly reclaimed land at Colombo Port City. CHEC Port City has reclaimed 269 acres of land, all…

Sri Lanka to enter global value chains with Indian, Chinese links: CB Governor

Sri Lanka to enter global value chains with Indian, Chinese links: CB Governor

Sri Lanka will have better prospects to enter global value chains with closer links with India and China, Central Bank Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy said. Global value chains are supply chains…

Sri Lanka road investments slow to yield economic expansion: Central Bank

Sri Lanka road investments slow to yield economic expansion: Central Bank

Despite big investments in building roads with the aim of improving connectivity in Sri Lanka, the expected expansion in regional economic activity has been slow, the Central Bank said. Work…

Seven new foreign envoys present credentials to President

Seven new foreign envoys present credentials to President

Seven new foreign Ambassadors and High Commissioners accredited to Sri Lanka presented their credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s House in Colombo today, the President’s Media Unit said..…