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Reserve Bank of India agrees to provide USD400mn SWAP to Central Bank

Reserve Bank of India agrees to provide USD400mn SWAP to Central Bank

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has agreed to provide 400 million US dollars to the Central Bank of Sri Lanka under its SAARC SWAP facility which will boost the reserves in the country. Sri Lanka’s Central Bank said in a statement that they have also requested a further…

President, PM congratulate Sheikh Hasina

President, PM congratulate Sheikh Hasina

Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena and prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe congratulated Hasina yesterday on her party’s victory in Bangladesh’s general election, reported United News of Bangladesh. Sirisena and Wickremesinghe separately called Sheikh Hasina over phone and congratulated her, said prime minister’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim. They also greeted…

Seven (07) Indian trawlers released from custody

Seven (07) Indian trawlers released from custody

Seven (07) Indian fishing trawlers held by the Sri Lanka Navy, while engaging in illegal fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters, were released from Sri Lankan custody yesterday (18th December), with the assistance of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard. The released trawlers had been seized in 2015, 2016…

Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in as PM

Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in as PM

Ranil Wickremesinghe  was sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka before President Maithripala Sirisena at…

Indian Coast Guard Ships to Visit Sri Lanka

Indian Coast Guard Ships to Visit Sri Lanka

Indian Coast Guard Ships CGS to visit Sri Lanka from 01 to 07 December 2018. Would also be…

New Train Coaches From India To Reach Sri Lanka In A Week

New Train Coaches From India To Reach Sri Lanka In A Week

The Indian Railways will export the first state-of-the-art swanky and modern Diesel Multiple Units (DEMU) train rake to…

China, India avoid taking sides in Sri Lanka

China, India avoid taking sides in Sri Lanka

China and India are closely watching the constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka, which has been a battleground in…

Path to common currency for South Asian region

Path to common currency for South Asian region

A top investment banker in Bangladesh stressed that countries in South Asian region should reduce tensions between borders,…

Galle Dialogue International Maritime Conference concludes

Galle Dialogue International Maritime Conference concludes

This year’s Galle Dialogue International Maritime Conference drew to a close on Tuesday. The conference, held under the…

It’s vital for India to keep Lanka on its side

It’s vital for India to keep Lanka on its side

The importance of mutual ties may have been made obvious in the long meeting between Prime In the…

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