Update on the alleged incident relating to Swiss Embassy staff member

Ministry of External Affairs in a media release said that the Government of Sri Lanka, having taken serious note of the alleged criminal incident...

Canadian High Commissioner and special envoy of the Chinese President called on President Rajapaksa

The Canadian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka David Mckinnon called on President Goatabaya Rajapaksa at the President’s Office yesterday (02). The High Commissioner extended his...

LG bodies receives 5 million for development

By Rose Kenny In order to expeditiously implement local level development programs as envisaged in the election Manifesto of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the members in the...

Tax reductions likely to support low inflation and higher economic growth, a challenge long...

The recent tax reductions introduced to stimulate the economy are likely to support lower inflation and higher economic growth in the short term but...

CID denies involvement in Swiss embassy incident

The CID had commenced an investigation on November 27th regarding the alleged abduction and detention of an employee of the Swiss Embassy, Police Media Spokesman...

Canada to support to mine action at Oslo Conference

François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and  Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, issuing a statement today said, that unexploded landmines prevent local populations from living...

Speaker recognizes Ranil Wickremesinghe as Opposition Leader

Rose Kenny Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, has acknowledged leader of the United National Front for Good Governance (UNFGG), Ranil Wickremesinghe as the Leader of the Opposition...

Min. Dallas promises school uniforms to students in 2020

 By Rose Kenny Education Minister Dallas Alahapperuma assured students that school uniforms for 2020 would be provided to them at the commencement of the first...

IP Nishantha Silva flees- travel ban on over 700

By Rose Kenny Over 700 officers of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) have been placed on a watch list at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). Police...

Governors appointed to six provinces

By Rose Kenny Six new governors were sworn-in this morning for the Western Central Uva, Southern, North Western and Sabaragamuwa Provinces. They were sworn-in before President...
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Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 01st Test – ICC World Test Championship

The 2nd day of the ongoing test match saw only 18.2 overs of play, as the day’s proceedings had to be abandoned due to bad...

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...