RESIDENT MISSION IN WELLINGTON TO BE ESTABLISHED

Sri Lanka to establish a Resident Mission in Wellington   Sri Lanka to establish a Resident Mission in Wellington, New Zealand Following the decision by the Cabinet of Ministers to open a Sri Lanka High Commission in Wellington, New Zealand,…

DISTRIBUTION OF FORTIFIED RICE BEGINS

NEWS Fortified rice distribution initiative commences The distribution of fortified rice, provided by the World Food Program (WFP) on behalf of the program initiated under the instructions of President Ranil Wickremesinghe, to provide a nutritious meal for school students, commenced…

LAST RESPECTS MADE BY PRESIDENT TO DR ARIYARATNE AND PALITHA

NEWS President pays final respects to late Dr. Ariyaratne & Palitha Thewarapperuma President Ranil Wickremesinghe today (April 19) paid his final respects to the late social activist and founder of the Sarvodaya movement, Dr. A.T. Ariyaratne as well as to…

FIRST OF SEVEN VOTING DAYS IN INDIAN ELECTIONS BEGIN TODAY

Indian elections begin   Indians begin voting today to choose their next parliament in the first of seven voting days that end on June 01. Almost a billion people are eligible to cast their ballot. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is…

THOSE WHO DO ENVIRONMENTAL HARM TO BE ONFORMED VIA HOTLINES

Hotlines to inform about environmental harm   Police have informed the public to alert authorities to any incidents that are causing harm to the environment. Accordingly, such incidents can be reported to the hotlines 1997 and 198.    

SRI LANKA’S DUSCUSSIONS WITH BONDHOLDERS TO BE SUPPORTED BY IMF

NEWS IMF ready to support Sri Lanka’s discussions with bondholders   The International Monetary Fund (IMF) stands ready to support Sri Lanka’s discussions with international bondholders and will provide a formal assessment after the parties reach a tentative agreement-in-principle, an…

DISCUSSIONS WITH BONDHOLDERS TO CONTINUE

SL hopes to continue discussion with bondholders   State Finance Minister Shehan Semasinghe has said today (April 17) that Sri Lanka hopes to continue discussion with the bondholders with a view to reaching common ground ahead of the IMF board…

ON POSSESSION OF GOTA’S RANGE ROVER BY PIUMI HANSAMALI COMPLAINT LODGED

NEWS Complaint lodged over Piumi Hansamali’s possession of Gota’s Range Rover   Mage Rata organization president Sanjaya Mahawatta today, lodged a complaint with the Illegal Assets Investigations Division, calling for an inquiry into model Piumi Hansamali using the Range Rover…

MINISTER WIJEDASA RAJAPAKSA TO MAKE A BIG DECISION ON PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE

Presidential Election : Minister Wijeyadasa to make big decision   Minister of Justice Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe says he has received several requests to contest Sri Lanka’s Presidential Election. Speaking to reporters, the minister said a large number of the requests have…

KABEER,THALATHA,HARSHA AND ERAN INVITED BY UNP TO JOIN

UNP invites 4 SJB MPs to join The United National Party (UNP) led by President Ranil Wickremesinghe, has called on four prominent Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) members to join forces with the President. UNP General Secretary Palitha Range Bandara has…