Russia pledges to enhance economic cooperation

Russia pledges to enhance economic cooperation

Sri Lanka and Russia pledged to enhance long term economic cooperation and affirmed to build a strong foundation to take bilateral relations to a new high. These sentiments were expressed by Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Maithripala Sirisena during the historic meeting at the Green Room in…

Kremlin Guard of Honour for President Maithripala Sirisena

Kremlin Guard of Honour for President Maithripala Sirisena

President Maithripala Sirisena was received with a Guard of Honour at the Kremlin’s Alexander Garden when he visited the Red Square to place a wreath at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier. It was a touching moment for the President – a son of a soldier who served in…

Somali security forces that freed pirated ship say NATO must do more

Somali security forces that freed pirated ship say NATO must do more

Somali officials whose forces freed a hijacked oil tanker and its eight Sri Lankan crew said on Sunday that NATO ships must do more to prevent the illegal fishing that locals say sparked the latest attack. Monday’s hijacking was the first time that Somali pirates had successfully hijacked…

Chinese defense minister to visit Sri Lanka, Nepal

Chinese defense minister to visit Sri Lanka, Nepal

Chinese Defence Minister Chang Wanquan left on Sunday for official visits to Sri Lanka and Nepal, the Defence…

Sri Lankan crew expected to arrive tomorrow

Sri Lankan crew expected to arrive tomorrow

The eight Sri Lankan crew on board the oil tanker Aris 13 who were held captive by Somali…

Somali pirates hijack ship with Sri Lankan crew onboard

Somali pirates hijack ship with Sri Lankan crew onboard

UAE oil tanker Aris 13 reportedly hijacked off Somalia, first pirate attack of a commercial vessel there since…

Bill Clinton Resurfaces with a Dire Warning

Bill Clinton Resurfaces with a Dire Warning

Bill Clinton doesn‘t buy this whole “nationalism” thing. In his first major public appearance since the inauguration of…

US Navy Ship ‘Fall River’ arrives in Sri Lanka

US Navy Ship ‘Fall River’ arrives in Sri Lanka

US Naval Ship ‘Fall River’ belonging to the US Pacific Command arrived at the Port of Hambantota on…

President holds bilateral discussions with several leaders during IORA Summit

President holds bilateral discussions with several leaders during IORA Summit

President Maithripala Sirisena met with several heads of state and other leaders  during his participation at the Indian…

Survey ship to take up Sri Lanka mission

Survey ship to take up Sri Lanka mission

INS Darshak, a hydrographic survey ship of Eastern Naval Command, sailed out of Visakhapatnam for a two-month long…

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