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South-South Cooperation on Renewable Energy: Sri Lanka- Ethiopia & China

South-South Cooperation on Renewable Energy: Sri Lanka- Ethiopia & China

A workshop to promote South – South Cooperation on Renewable Energy: Sri Lanka- Ethiopia and China, was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia under the patronage of the United Nations Development…

Jaishankar discusses bilateral ties with Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Mongolian, Bangladeshi counterparts

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday held a series of bilateral meetings in Bangkok with his counterparts from Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Mongolia, Timor Leste and Bangladesh during which he…

UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of freedom of association and peaceful assembly on country visit

UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of freedom of association and peaceful assembly on country visit

The Special Rapporteur on the rights of freedom of association and peaceful assembly, Mr. Clément Nyaletsossi Voule commencing his official country visit to Sri Lanka from 18 -26 July 2019,…

US Ambassador meets Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake

US Ambassador meets Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake

US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz met Minister of Plantation Industries Navin Dissanayake and State Minister of Plantation Industries Wadiwel Suresh, recently at the Ministry premises in Sethsiripaya, Battaramulla.…

WHO declares Sri Lanka ‘measles-free’ nation

WHO declares Sri Lanka ‘measles-free’ nation

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Tuesday declared that measles disease has been eradicated in the island nation of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka’s achievement comes at a time when measles cases…

Japanese investor reiterates his confidence in Sri Lanka

Japanese investor reiterates his confidence in Sri Lanka

A leading Japanese investor – President of Tosslec Co. Ltd, Kyoto, Japan Jitsuo Mikasa – reaffirmed that his company would continue to invest in Sri Lanka without any break or…

US State Secretary to visit SL

US State Secretary to visit SL

United States’ Secretary of State Michael R.Pompeo is due to visit Sri Lanka in his forthcoming swing through Asia later this month. Pompeo is scheduled to visit India, Sri Lanka,…

U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Highlights 970 Million Rupees for Mine Clearance

U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Highlights 970 Million Rupees for Mine Clearance

The U.S. Department of State’s Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs R. Clarke Cooper visited Sri Lanka from June 2 through 5 to discuss security cooperation and assess the progress of…

US Assistant Secretary to visit Sri Lanka

US Assistant Secretary to visit Sri Lanka

US Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs R. Clarke Cooper will visit Sri Lanka next week, the US Embassy in Colombo announced. “Assistant Secretary Cooper will meet with government…

Chinese President assures support to wipe out terrorism from Sri Lanka

Chinese President assures support to wipe out terrorism from Sri Lanka

President of China Xi Jinping has assured President Maithripala Sirisena that China is ready to render its support to Sri Lanka to eradicate terrorism and to ensure the country’s security.During…