Sri Lanka eyes oil imports from Iran

Sri Lanka eyes oil imports from Iran

In a meeting with Iran’s FM Zarif, Sri Lankan Minister of Science announced that his country is still interested in purchasing oil and related products from the Islamic Republic. Visiting Tehran at the invitation of Iran’s Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari, Sri Lanka’s Minister of Science, Technology and…

Commission proposes reinstating Sri Lankan trade concession

Commission proposes reinstating Sri Lankan trade concession

The European Commission on Wednesday (11 January) proposed that the bloc reinstates a trade concession to Sri Lanka as an incentive to the government to promote human rights and good governance. The move, a victory for the new coalition government, could boost Sri Lanka’s exports, which have been falling…

Ban Ki-moon returns to South Korea in bid to lead It

Ban Ki-moon returns to South Korea in bid to lead It

Ban Ki-moon, a former United Nations chief and prominent international figure, returns on Thursday to his native South Korea in an increasingly uphill effort to succeed the nation’s recently impeached president. After leading the polls for months, Ban’s support has recently eroded due to perceptions his policies would…

New resident magistrate takes oath

New resident magistrate takes oath

FORMER Sri Lankan district judge Geethani Wijesinghe Widanelage was sworn in today(13-01-2017) as Fiji’s new Resident Magistrate by…

2-5 year Resident Visas for foreigners investing over USD 300, 000

2-5 year Resident Visas for foreigners investing over USD 300, 000

Resident Visas for up to 5 years would be issued to foreigners who would invest a minimum of US…

Italian Naval Ship ‘Carabiniere’ arrives in the island

Italian Naval Ship ‘Carabiniere’ arrives in the island

Making a good will visit the Italian Naval Ship ‘Carabiniere’ arrived at the Port of Colombo yesterday (11th…

Nuclear projects in third countries: Indian cog in Russia’s nuclear apparatus

Nuclear projects in third countries: Indian cog in Russia’s nuclear apparatus

Russian state-owned nuclear utility Rosatom has indicated that it would cooperate with India in building Russian-designed nuclear power…

IMF Welcomes Sri Lanka’s New Inland Revenue Act

IMF Welcomes Sri Lanka’s New Inland Revenue Act

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has welcomed Sri Lanka’s new Inland Revenue Act, due to be introduced early…

No arrangements for Kaavan during winter

No arrangements for Kaavan during winter

Now that winter has set in, the management of the Marghazar Zoo is worried about the fate of…

United States selects Sri Lanka for MCC Compact

United States selects Sri Lanka for MCC Compact

Sri Lanka was selected as eligible for a Compact Programme under the US Millennium Challenge Cooperation (MCC) at…

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