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Sri Lanka, Pakistan target US$ 1 billion trade by 2018
Oct 19, Colombo: In order to invigorate efforts to reach the target of US $ 1 billion trade by 2018, Sri Lanka and Pakistan have agreed to redouble trade promotion efforts during the fifth Sri Lanka-Pakistan Foreign Office Consultations held on Tuesday in Colombo, after a lapse of three years. ...
Sri Lanka calls for proposals for 90 solar projects of 1MW capacity each
Oct 19, Colombo: The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has affirmed that 90 small-scale solar projects can be allowed under the second stage of the Soorya Bala Sangramaya (Battle for Solar Energy) Program. ...
Sri Lanka takes disaster minimizing steps to reduce landslide risks
Oct 19, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government plans to implement a special project within the next four years to reduce the landslide risk by taking disaster minimizing steps. ...
Election Commission requests political parties to include more youth candidates for LG elections
Oct 19, Colombo: The Elections Commission has decided to call on the political parties in Sri Lanka to give a 25 percent or more opportunity for youth when choosing the candidates to contest for the upcoming local government polls....
Malaysian national arrested for smuggling foreign currency worth over Rs. 54 million
Oct 19, Colombo: A foreign national who attempted to smuggle foreign currency out of Sri Lanka was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this morning, Sri Lanka Customs announced. ...
Sri Lanka encourages local entrepreneurs to enter global markets
Oct 19, Colombo: Micro, Small and Medium enterprises are prominent sectors in Sri Lanka's development vision and as the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has declared the Sri Lankan entrepreneurs engaged in micro, small, and medium scale business enterprises must now enter the global markets, Sri Lanka's Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen said....
Sri Lanka Marxist party says President will be defeated if he contests again for presidency
Oct 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) says the new Constitution should abolish the executive presidency and if President Maithripala Sirisena contests the next presidential election without abolishing the executive presidency he would be definitely defeated. ...
Prime Minister pledges to pay off Rs. 3 trillion foreign debt within next two years
Oct 18, Colombo: Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe pledges to complete the foreign debt payment of Rs. 3 trillion within the next two years....
No need for a new Constitution, Sri Lanka Buddhist prelates decide
Oct 18, Colombo: The Chief Prelates of two main Buddhist chapters today issued a special announcement saying Sri Lanka did not need a new constitution or amendments to the present Constitution of the country. ...
Local Government election date is uncertain - PAFFREL
Oct 18, Colombo: Rohan Hettiarachchi, the Executive Director of People's Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL), an election monitoring watchdog in Sri Lanka, says no comment can be made on the date of the Local Government Election, which is very uncertain. ...
Sri Lanka Cabinet approves amending laws to control election campaign spending
Oct 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has given the nod for a proposal to amend the laws to control unlimited spending of money on Elections by political parties and candidates. ...
Sri Lanka, Pakistan review entire range of bilateral relations during 5th round of political consultations
Oct 18, Colombo: The Fifth Round of Foreign Secretaries Level Bilateral Political Consultations between Pakistan and Sri Lanka was held in Colombo on 17th October, 2017. Pakistan delegation was headed by the Foreign Secretary, Tehmina Janjua while the Sri Lankan delegation was led by the Foreign Secretary, Prasad Kariyawasam. ...
Sri Lanka's trade deficit expands 9.4% in August 2017 despite exports earnings surpassing US$ 1 bn
Oct 18, Colombo: Despite an increase in exports earnings Sri Lanka's trade deficit widened 9.4 percent to US$ 856.3 million in August 2017 from US$ 782.8 million a year earlier, according to the Central Bank data released in its External Sector Performance Review on Tuesday. ...
Arts Faculty of Colombo University temporarily closed following students' clash
Oct 18, Colombo: The administration of University of Colombo has decided to indefinitely close its Arts Faculty following a brawl between two groups of students, Vice Chancellor Prof. Lakshman Dissanayake said. ...
Japan Bank for International Cooperation reiterates to continue its support to Sri Lanka
Oct 18, Colombo: Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) reiterated their support for Sri Lanka's economic program during a meeting with Minister of Finance and Media Mangala Samaraweera....
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