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Grand welcome for President at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Grand welcome for President at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

President Maithripala Sirisena, who arrived at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, yesterday (13)on a four-day Official Visit to Kenya to attend the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4)…

Sri Lankan Marini de Livera honored with Intl. Women of Courage Awards 2019

Sri Lankan Marini de Livera honored with Intl. Women of Courage Awards 2019

Ten extra ordinary women from around the world were honored with International Women of Courage Awards ( IWOC ) 2019 at the US State Department on 07th March 2019. Sri…

Norway to provide NOK 60 million for mine action in Sri Lanka

Norway to provide NOK 60 million for mine action in Sri Lanka

The Government is providing NOK 60 million over a period of three years for mine action in Sri Lanka. ‘Sri Lanka has been heavily contaminated by landmines, but the country…

Sri Lanka in Geneva:: ‘Multilateralism could still deliver, despite challenges’

Sri Lanka in Geneva:: ‘Multilateralism could still deliver, despite challenges’

During a high-level panel discussion on ‘Human Rights Mainstreaming’ at the ongoing 40th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Sri Lanka said it believed the “picture is not…

FM hails US Corporation

FM hails US Corporation

The assistance offered through USAID, US Peace Corp and the House DemocracyPartnership Programme are some the initiatives we are working together with.Recently, the US Government approved the ForeignMilitary Financing as…

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…

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…

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…

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 to launch the main research findings of the survey carried out by…

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 United Nations operations in Mali, said they sacrificed their lives to achieve…