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Sri Lanka’s economic growth is expected to recover to 3.3 per cent in 2021, and 2.2 per cent in 2022 after contracting 6.7 per...

President requests Ministers, MPs and officials to fulfill promises made to people

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No decision to hand over East Container Terminal (ECT) to foreign company, says PM

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UNDP Human Development Report presented to Foreign Minister

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Paddy Marketing Board to buy paddy at guaranteed prices

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ආචාර්ය දයාන් ජයතිලක සමගි ජන බලවේගයේ නායක සජිත් ප්‍රේමදාස මහතාගේ ජාත්‍යන්තර කටයුතු ජ්‍යෙෂ්ඨ උපදේශක

ප්‍රවීණ දේශපාලන න්‍යායාචාර්යවරයෙක්, විශ්ලේශකයෙක් මෙන්ම ප්‍රකට රාජ්‍ය තාන්ත්‍රිකයෙක් වන ආචාර්ය දයාන් ජයතිලක මහතා විපක්ෂ නායක සහ සමගි ජන බලවේගයේ නායක සජිත් ප්‍රේමදාස මහතාගේ ජාත්‍යන්තර...

Norway takes up non-permanent member seat at the UN Security Council

On Monday, January 4, 2021, Norway took up a seat in the United Nations Security Council for the 2021-2022 term as a non-permanent member....
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