Third Session of Maldives-Sri Lanka Joint Commission held

Third Session of Maldives-Sri Lanka Joint Commission held

Third Session of the Joint Commission between Maldives and Sri Lanka was held this morning (9th Feb.)  at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maldives. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka led the Sri Lankan delegation while Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs led the…

I was forced into a deal with India, Jayewardene told U.S. envoy

I was forced into a deal with India, Jayewardene told U.S. envoy

Former Sri Lanka President claimed his troops refused to take Jaffna, reveal declassified papers Sri Lanka was forced into making a deal with India as its own armed forces had twice refused to “take Jaffna”, then President J.R. Jayewardene has been quoted as saying in a declassified document,…

Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair 2017

Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair 2017

The fifth edition of Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair is scheduled to be held from 27 to 30 October 2017 at Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre. Boasting a four-year track record, the fair is a highly effective trading platform for jewellery industry players to explore vast business…

Sri Lanka to support Nepal rebuild Rato Machhindranath Temple

Sri Lanka to support Nepal rebuild Rato Machhindranath Temple

Sri Lankan Ambassador to Nepal, WS Perera, on Tuesday, said Sri Lanka would help Nepal rebuild the Rato…

U.S. Navy ship arrives in Sri Lanka on goodwill visit

U.S. Navy ship arrives in Sri Lanka on goodwill visit

A U.S. Navy ship arrived at the Colombo Port here on Thursday on a goodwill visit, the Navy…

PM meets with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

PM meets with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe met United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein on the…

Pakistan PM stresses Pak-Sri Lankan collaboration to achieve SAARC objectives

Pakistan PM stresses Pak-Sri Lankan collaboration to achieve SAARC objectives

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said Pakistan wishes to see South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation…

No Global Trade War Despite Rising Tensions: Sri Lanka Premier

No Global Trade War Despite Rising Tensions: Sri Lanka Premier

Tensions between the U.S. and China are unlikely to escalate into a global trade war, even as geopolitical friction…

Mangala meets Swedish FM Margot Wallström

Mangala meets Swedish FM Margot Wallström

Foreign Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera met Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström yesterday. The two had discussed…

Implementing international conventions only criteria for GSP Plus: EU

Implementing international conventions only criteria for GSP Plus: EU

European Union today reiterated that the ratification and implementation of 27 international conventions signed by Sri Lanka are…

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