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Dushni Weerakoon appointed as member of Monetary Board

Dushni Weerakoon appointed as member of Monetary Board

Dr (Ms) Dushni Weerakoon has been appointed as a member of the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka with effect from July 29, 2019. Dr (Ms) Dushni Weerakoon is the Executive Director of the Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS) and Head of…

Sri Lankan Marini de Livera honored with Intl. Women of Courage Awards 2019

Sri Lankan Marini de Livera honored with Intl. Women of Courage Awards 2019

Ten extra ordinary women from around the world were honored with International Women of Courage Awards ( IWOC ) 2019 at the US State Department on 07th March 2019. Sri Lankan Marini de Livera was among the awardees from Bangladesh, Burma, Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Montenegro, Peru, Tanzania and…

SL embassy celebrates Vietnam Women’s Day

SL embassy celebrates Vietnam Women’s Day

The Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Vietnam, Hasanthi U. Dissanayake, for the third consecutive year, organised an informal networking reception at her official residence to celebrate Vietnam Women’s Day on October 20. The event was co-hosted by the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to Vietnam Maria Jesus…

Deepa Mehta to adapt ‘Funny Boy’ on screen

Deepa Mehta to adapt ‘Funny Boy’ on screen

Filmmaker Deepa Mehta’s next film is an adaptation of Sri Lankan-Canadian novelist Shyam Selvadurai’s “Funny Boy”. First published…

Rosy becomes first female Mayor of Colombo

Rosy becomes first female Mayor of Colombo

The first female Mayor of the Colombo Muncipal Council (CMC) Rosy Senanayake and 60 other UNP members elected…

Sri Lankan among two executives held for raping employee in Andhra Pradesh

Sri Lankan among two executives held for raping employee in Andhra Pradesh

Sri Lankan national was among two senior executives of a private company arrested for allegedly raping a woman…

Queen Elizabeth congratulates Sri Lanka on 70th Independence Day

Queen Elizabeth congratulates Sri Lanka on 70th Independence Day

The Queen Elizabeth II of England has sent a congratulatory message to Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena on…

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…

Finland Speaker meets PM Wickremesinghe

Finland Speaker meets PM Wickremesinghe

The Speaker of Finland Parliament Maria Lohela said that strengthening the relationship between the Parliaments of Sri Lanka…

Researcher from Sri Lanka’s LIRNEAsia to chair ITU expert session

Researcher from Sri Lanka’s LIRNEAsia to chair ITU expert session

Shazna Zuhyle, a researcher from Colombo-based LIRNEAsia, a regional policy research body will chair an International Telecommunication Union…

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