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Switzerland and Sri Lanka plan closer cooperation

Switzerland and Sri Lanka plan closer cooperation

The Swiss justice minister, Simonetta Sommaruga, has agreed an extended migration partnership accord with Sri Lanka. On Monday, Sommaruga signed a memorandum of understanding in the capital Colombo with the Sri Lankan interior minister, Seneviratne Bandara Nawinne, reaffirming their intention to facilitate and extend cooperation, according to the…

Call for Lanka to promote more intra-Commonwealth trade, investment

Call for Lanka to promote more intra-Commonwealth trade, investment

Sri Lanka should promote more intra-Commonwealth trade and investment as there are growing opportunities in this area, said Commonwealth Secretary-General Rt. Patricia Scotland QC. The Secretary General, who paid a courtesy call on Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrama, discussed the opportunities for growing and…

PM meets Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland

PM meets Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe welcoming the visiting Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland at Temple Trees yesterday. Picture by Hirantha Gunathilake. Courtesy – Daily News…

Iranian Foreign Minister calls on Prime Minister

Iranian Foreign Minister calls on Prime Minister

Foreign Affairs Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at Temple Trees today…

Sri Lanka President: Colombo determined to boost ties with Tehran

Sri Lanka President: Colombo determined to boost ties with Tehran

During a meeting with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, President Maithripala Sirisena said the two countries have…

Dubai police recover rare $20 million stolen blue diamond

Dubai police recover rare $20 million stolen blue diamond

  Dubai police say they’ve recovered a rare $20 million blue diamond that was stolen from a city…

Sanmenxio Jinqu Group to invest US $ 30 mn in jewellery hub

Sanmenxio Jinqu Group to invest US $ 30 mn in jewellery hub

A Chinese gold mining giant announced that it is ready to set up an international standard, modern gold,…

Kuwaiti couple attack Sri Lanka customs over pet dog

Kuwaiti couple attack Sri Lanka customs over pet dog

Sri Lankan police Friday arrested a Kuwaiti couple accused of assaults which left five customs officers in hospital…

US Army’s Pacific Region Head commends reconciliation programme

US Army’s Pacific Region Head commends reconciliation programme

The US Army’s Pacific Region Head Gen.Robert B.Brown who is in Sri Lanka on a four-day visit on…

Two urban corridors to spur growth

Two urban corridors to spur growth

Two Urban Corridors will be developed soon, one along the 134 km-long Central Expressway leading to Kandy, and…

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