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US Asst. State Secy meets FM

US Asst. State Secy meets FM

Visiting US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs (acting) Alice Wells yesterday[12.08.2019] met with Minister for Foreign Affairs Thilak Marapana, Ministry sources disclosed. The discussion between Wells and Marapana had focused on matters relating to the US-Sri Lanka bilateral partnership and was a follow…

President meets Prime Minister of Cambodia

President meets Prime Minister of Cambodia

President Maithripala Sirisena, who is on a state visit to Cambodia, held a meeting with Cambodian Prime Minister Mr. Samdech Akka Moha Sena Pakdei Techo HUN SEN today (08th) afternoon. President Sirisena was accorded a grand welcome on his arrival at the Peace Palace by the Prime Minister…

South-South Cooperation on Renewable Energy: Sri Lanka- Ethiopia & China

South-South Cooperation on Renewable Energy: Sri Lanka- Ethiopia & China

A workshop to promote South – South Cooperation on Renewable Energy: Sri Lanka- Ethiopia and China, was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia under the patronage of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of water, Irrigation and Energy of Ethiopia . Sri Lanka and Ethiopia are…

Jaishankar discusses bilateral ties with Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Mongolian, Bangladeshi counterparts

Jaishankar discusses bilateral ties with Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Mongolian, Bangladeshi counterparts

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday held a series of bilateral meetings in Bangkok with his counterparts…

UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of freedom of association and peaceful assembly on country visit

UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of freedom of association and peaceful assembly on country visit

The Special Rapporteur on the rights of freedom of association and peaceful assembly, Mr. Clément Nyaletsossi Voule commencing…

US Ambassador meets Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake

US Ambassador meets Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake

US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz met Minister of Plantation Industries Navin Dissanayake and State Minister…

WHO declares Sri Lanka ‘measles-free’ nation

WHO declares Sri Lanka ‘measles-free’ nation

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Tuesday declared that measles disease has been eradicated in the island nation of…

Japanese investor reiterates his confidence in Sri Lanka

Japanese investor reiterates his confidence in Sri Lanka

A leading Japanese investor – President of Tosslec Co. Ltd, Kyoto, Japan Jitsuo Mikasa – reaffirmed that his…

US State Secretary to visit SL

US State Secretary to visit SL

United States’ Secretary of State Michael R.Pompeo is due to visit Sri Lanka in his forthcoming swing through…

U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Highlights 970 Million Rupees for Mine Clearance

U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Highlights 970 Million Rupees for Mine Clearance

The U.S. Department of State’s Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs R. Clarke Cooper visited Sri Lanka from June…

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