Pakistani Naval ship arrives to the country

Pakistani Naval ship arrives to the country

Making a four day goodwill visit, the Pakistan Naval Ship “Saif” arrived to Sri Lanka yesterday (5th Nov.).   The ship was accorded a traditional welcome upon its arrival at the Port of Colombo.   The 123 m long and 13.2 m wide ship, ‘Saif’ carries a crew…

President Meets Pakistani Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua

President Meets Pakistani Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua

President Maithripala Sirisena met with Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua at the Presidential Secretariat this afternoon. At the meeting the President has emphasized the need to expand economic relations between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. He had pointed out that Pakistan could invest in the sugar and cement industries,…

Pakistani Foreign Secretary due today

Pakistani Foreign Secretary due today

Pakistani Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua will visit Sri Lanka for the fifth Foreign Office consultations today, the Foreign Ministry said. The consultations are expected to focus on areas of cooperation between the two countries, including trade and investment, tourism, science and technology, education, immigration defense and sports. Janjua is…

President meets Nepal Prime Minister

President meets Nepal Prime Minister

The Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba said that the commitment shown by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena…

‘Sri Lanka should ensure Nasheed’s safety’

‘Sri Lanka should ensure Nasheed’s safety’

Amal’s message comes in the wake of a recent threat made by a Maldivian envoy Human rights lawyer…

India hands over off-shore patrol vessel Varuna to Sri Lanka

India hands over off-shore patrol vessel Varuna to Sri Lanka

Stepping up cooperation between the two coast guards, India today handed over an off-shore patrol vessel, Varuna, to…

ADB to assist in increasing insurance penetration in SL

ADB to assist in increasing insurance penetration in SL

The insurance penetration in Sri Lanka is 1.2% of its GDP in 2015 whereas those in Malaysia and…

Medical students in Sri Lanka asked to return home

Medical students in Sri Lanka asked to return home

The Department of Adult and Higher Education (DAHE) has issued a circular asking Bhutanese medical students in Sri…

China-Sri Lanka port deal helps Sri Lanka boost forex reserves, attracts more investments: Moody’s

China-Sri Lanka port deal helps Sri Lanka boost forex reserves, attracts more investments: Moody’s

Sri Lanka’s deal with China to develop the Hambantota Port in southern Sri Lanka will boost Sri Lanka’s…

Sri Lanka leases Hambantota port to China for non-military use. Should India worry?

Sri Lanka leases Hambantota port to China for non-military use. Should India worry?

After prolonged negotiations and deliberations, Sri Lanka today signed a USD 1.1 billion deal with China to lease…

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