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    President meets the Russian Federation’s Commander-in-Chief

    President meets the Russian Federation’s Commander-in-Chief

    The President meeting the Russian Federation’s Commander-in-Chief of the Land Forces, General Oleg Salyukov. Courtesy – News.lk…

    Cabinet approval for more foreign students

    Cabinet approval for more foreign students

    The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal made by Higher Education, Technology and Innovation Minister to take necessary measures to attract foreign and non-residential students to pursue higher education in…

    EU EOM presents final report on SL polls

    EU EOM presents final report on SL polls

    European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) today, presenting its final report on the ‘Presidential Election 2019’, recommended enacting legislation to empower the Election Commission. EU EOM Chief Observer to…

    ASEAN Envoys meet PM

    ASEAN  Envoys meet  PM

    Heads of Mission of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) based in Colombo met Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees yesterday and expressed their interest in strengthening relations between…

    India pledges USD 50mn to strengthen defence cooperation

    India pledges USD 50mn to strengthen defence cooperation

    India has pledged a US$ 50 million assistance to Sri Lanka to help the country purchase equipment for its security forces, when National Security Advisor of India Ajit Doval called…

    UN Resident Coordinator delighted with President’s sustainable development programs

    UN Resident Coordinator delighted with President’s sustainable development programs

    Meeting President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Friday (17) at the Presidential Secretariat, United Nations Resident Coordinator Hanna Singer responded positively to his commitment to sustainable development. The discussions among other concerns included…

    Russian Foreign Minister meets with Sri Lanka President

    Russian Foreign Minister meets with Sri Lanka President

    Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov met with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat today (14). The Minister who started his diplomatic career at the Soviet Embassy in Sri…

    US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Alice Wells travels to Sri Lanka

    US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Alice Wells travels to Sri Lanka

    Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells will travel to Sri Lanka, India, and Pakistan, from January 13-22. From January 13-14, she will…

    EU invited to invest in SL

    EU invited to invest in SL

    President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has asked the European Union (EU) to view Sri Lanka in a positive light as a potential investment hub. The President made this request at a meeting…

    Sri Lanka on the Way to Harmonize Occupational Radiation Protection with the International Basic Safety Standards

    Sri Lanka on the Way to Harmonize Occupational Radiation Protection with the International Basic Safety Standards

    Sri Lanka’s programme to monitor workers exposed to radiation through their jobs is well-established and would benefit from long-term planning, sustainable coordination and stronger cooperation and consultation among stakeholders. This…