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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 the Presidential Secretariat short while ago. This is the fifth time that Wickremesinghe has been sworn in as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. Meanwhile a large number of UNP…

Norway partners with UNDP Sri Lanka to support peace & justice

Norway partners with UNDP Sri Lanka to support peace & justice

Norwegian government has entered into a partnership agreement with the UNDP Sri Lanka to extend support to UNDP Sri Lanka’s flagship portfolio on SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions project for the period December 2018 to December 2020. The Ambassador of Norway to Sri…

Moody’s downgrades Sri Lanka ratings to B2 amid political crisis

Moody’s downgrades Sri Lanka ratings to B2 amid political crisis

Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded the Government of Sri Lanka’s foreign currency issuer and senior unsecured ratings to B2 from B1 and changed the outlook to stable from negative. The decision to downgrade the rating to B2 is driven by Moody’s view that ongoing tightening in external and domestic…

Scientists from Edith Cowan University, Australia visit Sri Lanka

Scientists from Edith Cowan University, Australia visit Sri Lanka

Under a new Colombo Plan project, a 19-member team of Sport Scientists from Edith Cowan University in Australia…

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…

U.S. Ambassador Teplitz Presents Credentials to President Sirisena

U.S. Ambassador Teplitz Presents Credentials to President Sirisena

Ambassador Alaina B. Teplitz officially began her tenure as the U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka today(01.11.2018) after presenting…

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…

New U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka sworn in

New U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka sworn in

Ambassador Alaina Teplitz was sworn in as the next U.S. Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka…

Sri Lanka, India Prime Ministers discuss ways to deepen entire range of bilateral relations

Sri Lanka, India Prime Ministers discuss ways to deepen entire range of bilateral relations

Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who paid an official visit to India from 18-20 October 2018, met…

Sanath Jayasuriya: Ex-Sri Lanka captain faces corruption charges

Sanath Jayasuriya: Ex-Sri Lanka captain faces corruption charges

Ex-Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged by the International Cricket Council with two breaches of its…

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