President opens Shangri-La hotel Colombo

President opens Shangri-La hotel Colombo

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday opened the Shangri-La Hotel built in front of Galle Face. This hotel is another stride in the expansion of the facilities for the tourists coming to Colombo. This is the 101st hotel of the chain of Shangri-La Hotels world-wide. The hotel consists of the…

Royal ANS ‘HMAS Newcastle’ arrives at port of Colombo

Royal ANS ‘HMAS Newcastle’ arrives at port of Colombo

The Royal Australian Navy Ship ‘HMAS Newcastle’ arrived at the port of Colombo on a goodwill visit today (14th Nov.). Sri Lanka Navy welcomed the visiting ship in accordance with naval traditions, upon her arrival. The vessel with a length of 138.1 m and width of 14.3 m…

Joint venture company takes over H’tota Port operations on Dec. 8

Joint venture company takes over H’tota Port operations on Dec. 8

The Joint Venture Company formed between the China Merchant Port Holding (CMPort) Company and the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) will officially take over operations of the Hambantota Port on December 8. International Trade and Development Strategies Minister Malik Samarawickrema speaking at the post Budget Forum organised by…

‘Finance’ city development in countries like SL

‘Finance’ city development in countries like SL

As cities become the driver of economic growth and the main ‘beneficiaries of economies of scale’, Prime Minister…

First two Army lady officers leave to serve as UN Military Observers

First two Army lady officers leave to serve as UN Military Observers

The first two Sri Lanka Army female Officers selected to serve in the Central African Republic as Military…

Australia, Sri Lanka sign investment and trade agreements

Australia, Sri Lanka sign investment and trade agreements

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, this afternoon, met with visiting Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at the Temple Trees.…

Turnbull hails President Sirisena’s reconciliation programme

Turnbull hails President Sirisena’s reconciliation programme

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull congratulated President Maithripala Sirisena for the “great reconciliation programme undertaken by the Sri…

India ranks lower than Sri Lanka and Nepal in human capital index

India ranks lower than Sri Lanka and Nepal in human capital index

India figures at a lowly 103 rank in World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Human Capital Index for 2017…

UN Special Rapporteur calls on President

UN Special Rapporteur calls on President

The UN Special Rapporteur Pablo de Greiff met with President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s Official Residence, on…

Sri Lanka poised to leapfrog the economy after long years of conflict and political instability -FM

Sri Lanka poised to leapfrog the economy after long years of conflict and political instability -FM

Sri Lanka under the unity government headed by President Maithripala Sirisena and the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe is…

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