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Cuba pledged to support Sri Lanka’s health sector

Cuba pledged to support Sri Lanka’s health sector

The Cuban Government pledged extended its fullest support to develop the Sri Lankan health sector, Health Ministry spokesman said today. The Cuban public Health Minister Roberto Morales Ojeda pledged to…

Orion City and Dialog partner to build High Density Data Centre

Orion City and Dialog partner to build High Density Data Centre

 Sri Lanka’s Dialog Axiata Group announced a joint venture partnership with Orion City to build and manage the island’s first ever High-Density Data Centre at the Orion City IT Park…

Solar Alliance will create a greener, cleaner, healthy world: President

Solar Alliance will create a greener, cleaner, healthy world: President

 Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena expressed confidence that the International Solar Alliance (ISA) would showcase the power of the countries involved to bring about solutions to create a greener, cleaner…

Sri Lanka needs US$3.5bn solid waste management investments: IFC

Sri Lanka needs US$3.5bn solid waste management investments: IFC

Municipal solid waste management in Sri Lanka will create an investment opportunity of $3.5 billion, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) has said. The IFC, a member of the World Bank…

Technical Group meeting of the G-24 in Colombo

Technical Group meeting of the G-24 in Colombo

The two-day Technical Group Meeting of the G- 24 countries will be inaugurated by the Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera at 9.00 am on February 27, at…

FTA with S’pore makes SL attractive digital hub – Minister

FTA with S’pore makes SL attractive digital hub – Minister

Sri Lanka’s IT industry has been one of the most remarkable success stories in the country’s economy, said Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade, Malik Samarawickrama. He was speaking…

Wolbachia to be introduced to control dengue

Wolbachia to be introduced to control dengue

An agreement was signed between Sri Lanka and Australia to introduce Wolbachia bacteria to Sri Lanka to control dengue, Health Ministry spokesman said. Health Ministry Secretary Janaka Sugathadasa signed the…

Sri Lanka signs the Framework Agreement on International Solar Alliance

Sri Lanka signs the Framework Agreement on International Solar Alliance

The High Commissioner for Sri Lanka in India, Chitranganee Wagiswara signed the Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) at the Ministry of External Affairs of India in New…

Sri Lanka advised to go for open source software in schools

Sri Lanka advised to go for open source software in schools

The Asian Development Bank has advised Sri Lanka to go for open source software as opposed to branded software in using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education. “Software is…

Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure and UNDP partner for HackaDev – Youth Social Innovation Challenge

Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure and UNDP partner for HackaDev – Youth Social Innovation Challenge

The Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to scale up HackaDev – Youth Social Innovation Challenge.  …