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World Bank VP says Sri Lanka among stronger economies in SA

World Bank VP says Sri Lanka among stronger economies in SA

The World Bank yesterday tipped Sri Lanka as one of the stronger economies in the South Asian region, but asserted the country is yet to reach its full potential, and will struggle to do so until it gets the much needed economic and fiscal reforms on track. World…

Two “Wave Rider” produced by Navy donated to Seychelles

Two “Wave Rider” produced by Navy donated to Seychelles

Two “Wave Rider” craft produced by the Inshore Patrol Craft Construction Project established at the Naval base Welisara, were handed over to Seychelles government in a ceremony held at SLNS Rangalla in Colombo harbor premises, today (01 February). President of the Socialist Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka HE…

Queen Elizabeth extends wishes on Independence Day

Queen Elizabeth extends wishes on Independence Day

Queen Elizabeth II in a message on Sri Lanka’s Independence Day has extended her best wishes for the good fortune and happiness of the people of Sri Lanka in the coming year.“It gives me great pleasure to send Your Excellency Maithripala Sirisena my congratulations on the celebration of…

Norway and FAO welcome findings of the Nansen survey

Norway and FAO welcome findings of the Nansen survey

National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA) and Institute of Marine Research, Norway (IMR) held an event…

President condoles death of SL Army men in Mali

President condoles death of SL Army men in Mali

President Maithripala Sirisena issuing a condolence message on the demise of two Sri Lankan army personnel engaging in…

President Sirisena meets Singaporean President

President Sirisena meets Singaporean President

The President who arrived at Isthana Palace of Singapore this morning was warmly welcomed by the President of…

Lanka and IRRI sign framework to boost national rice sector

Lanka and IRRI sign framework to boost national rice sector

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and Government of Sri Lanka today (18) inked a comprehensive work plan…

Chinese Ambassador reiterates support to develop Sri Lanka economy

Chinese Ambassador reiterates support to develop Sri Lanka economy

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera met with the Chinese Ambassador Cheng XueYuan and the delegation at the Treasury today,…

EU Parliamentarians meet Finance Minister

EU Parliamentarians meet Finance Minister

Two European Union Parliamentary Members, Lord William Dartmouth and  Geoffrey Van Orden, who visited Sri Lanka as members…

Marella Discovery makes maiden call to Colombo port

Marella Discovery makes maiden call to Colombo port

Super luxury passenger vessel M.V. Marella Discovery of Marella Cruises with 1,732 passengers and 764 crew on board…

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