Expert committee to revise original scope of Colombo Financial City

Cabinet approval has been received to appoint an expert committee to look into the process adopted by the previous government to revise the original...

EU projects to support human rights and civil society in Sri Lanka

Human rights, rule of law and democracy are core values of the European Union (EU). Sustainable peace and stability, long-term development and prosperity cannot...

Multilateral Asia Pacific Coop sessions open in Colombo

A high level Asia Pacific Cooperative executive committee session opened in Colombo yesterday, December 12, with significant emphasis on engagement of youth for cooperatives. “I...

Sri Lanka to Benefit from U.S. “Clean Cities, Blue Oceans” Global Flagship Initiative

 On December 5, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched its “Clean Cities, Blue Ocean” (CCBO) program in Sri Lanka and Maldives,...

Maximum retail price for rice, flour import levy reduced

Rose Kenny Cabinet approval has been granted stipulating a maximum retail price of Rs 98 per  kilo of rice. Cabinet approval was also granted to reduce...

‘South Asia including Sri Lanka must look at cost effective ways to build highways’

South Asia including Sri Lanka must look at innovative and cost effective ways to build road and highways, said Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Minister for...

First high powered Chinese delegation to Sri Lanka inks SME pacts

The first high powered Chinese business delegation to Sri Lanka to arrive under the new government is from the most technological and dynamic hub...

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) marks 40 years in Sri Lanka

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reinforced its commitment to partner with the government of Sri Lanka and stakeholders towards...

Election Commission to meet today

The Election Commission has scheduled a meeting today, December 10, at the office of the Election Commission in Rajagiriya. This is the second time the...

H’tota Int’l Port reaches 1m MT benchmark for 2019

The Hambantota International Port (HIP) had a busy week with 6 RORO ships calling at the port, discharging 18,288 vehicles of which 16, 830...
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Squash, the best sport to stay in shape

By Nalin Jayetileke  In Sri Lanka, Squash still revolves around Colombo and its suburbs. Making the sport developed and popularised into the outskirts of Colombo...

President pays attention to issues related to power and energy sector

A meeting between President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and senior officials of the Ministry of Power and Energy and institutions under its purview was held at...

ASEAN envoys called on President

A group of envoys representing member countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat...