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President Sirisena meets Japanese Emperor Akihito

President Sirisena meets Japanese Emperor Akihito

President Maithripala Sirisena met with Japanese Emperor Akihito in order to strengthen ties between the two countries in Tokyo earlier today. The President and first lady Jayanthi Sirisena were warmly welcomed by the Emperor and Empress Michiko at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. President Sirisena and the Emperor engaged…

UN condemns anti-Muslim attacks in Sri Lanka

UN condemns anti-Muslim attacks in Sri Lanka

The UN’s political chief on Sunday condemned anti-Muslim violence that has targeted mosques and businesses in Sri Lanka as he wrapped up a three-day visit to the Indian Ocean island-nation. Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman urged the government to bring the perpetrators of the violence and hate…

UN Under-Secretary-General meets Premier

UN Under-Secretary-General meets Premier

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe met the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman at the Temple Trees in Colombo, today(9/3/2018). The United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General arrived in Sri Lanka on an official visit to Kandy, where the recent communal tensions erupted. Courtesy – Daily News…

Lanka has USD 18 bn climate-smart investments -IFC

Lanka has USD 18 bn climate-smart investments -IFC

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has estimated that Sri Lanka can envisage a total climate-smart investment opportunity of…

Sri Lankans allowed to invest US$200,000 outside country

Sri Lankans allowed to invest US$200,000 outside country

Sri Lanka’s new forex law has allowed an individual to invest 200,000 dollars outside the country, in their…

Sri Lanka – Iran sign mutual cooperation deal

Sri Lanka – Iran sign mutual cooperation deal

 Iran and Sri Lanka have inked a deal for further cooperation between the two nation in the  areas…

Queen Elizabeth congratulates Sri Lanka on 70th Independence Day

Queen Elizabeth congratulates Sri Lanka on 70th Independence Day

The Queen Elizabeth II of England has sent a congratulatory message to Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena on…

State banquet for Indonesian President

State banquet for Indonesian President

President Maithripala Sirisena hosted a State Banquet for Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Mrs Iriana Widodo at the…

Singapore PM calls on RW

Singapore PM calls on RW

Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong called on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at Temple Trees today. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana…

Singapore and Sri Lanka sign free trade agreement

Singapore and Sri Lanka sign free trade agreement

Singapore and Sri Lanka signed a free trade agreement on Tuesday (Jan 23) which will deepen economic ties…

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