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Constitutional Assembly to obtain Parliamentarians' views on new constitution on January 9
Dec 10, Colombo: The Constitutional Assembly Steering Committee convened in the parliament Saturday has decided to obtain the views of the parliamentarians on the drafting of the new constitution. ...
Special security plan in force for festive season
Dec 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police has implemented a special security plan for the protection of the public who arrive in cities during the festive season, the police said. ...
Tajikistan President to visit Sri Lanka on Monday
Dec 10, Colombo: President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon will commence a state visit to Sri Lanka on Monday, December 12, state broadcasting service reported. ...
Sri Lanka Navy frees Japanese cargo ship held by Hambantota Port workers
Dec 10, Colombo: The Sri Lankan Navy on Saturday freed a Japanese cargo ship held by a group of workers at the Hambantota Harbor to ransom for the past few days to protest against privatization of the idling port through a deal with a Chinese company....
President calls for religious tolerance among communities to uplift Sri Lanka as a developed nation
Dec 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena today called for tolerance, mutual understanding as well as cooperation among each and every religious group to uplift the nation as a developed country. ...
Sri Lanka Parliament passes Third Reading of 2017 budget
Dec 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka parliament passed the Third Reading of the 2017 Appropriation Bill with a majority of 110 votes today bringing an end to the Committee Stage Debate. ...
Sri Lanka Parliament adopts Code of Conduct for members
Dec 10, Colombo: The Parliament of Sri Lanka adopted a "Code of Conduct for Members of Parliament" today. The finalized copy was tabled and presented for the approval of the House by the Speaker Karu Jayasuriya. ...
AkzoNobel sends top Sri Lankan talent to the World Architecture Festival in Berlin
Dec 10, Colombo: A leading architect and two young architecture students from Sri Lanka attended this year's World Architecture Festival in Berlin. ...
Sysco, world's leading foodservice company to setup captive innovation center in Colombo
Dec 10, Colombo: Silicon Valley based tech company CAKE LABS recently announced that its parent company Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY) will move forward with plans to setup a technology innovation center in Sri Lanka. ...
Sri Lanka's economy has begun to stabilize - IMF
Dec 10, Colombo: Since the start of the three-year Extended Arrangement in June 2016, Sri Lanka's economy, supported by appropriate monetary and fiscal policies, has begun to stabilize, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Friday in a release. ...
Cannot obtain an Interpol warrant on LeN editor, CID tells court
Dec 10, Colombo: The Criminal Investigations Department of Sri Lanka police has informed the Gampaha Magistrate that they cannot obtain an Interpol warrant on Lanka e-news editor Pradeep Sandaruwan Senadheera since charges have not yet been filed in court against him. ...
Port and Shipping Minister rejects claims that Prime Minister ordered to dismiss Hambantota Port workers
Dec 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Ports and Shipping Arjuna Ranatunga has denied claims made by parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa that Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe ordered to dismiss a group of employees of the Hambantota Harbor....
Sri Lanka Army allocates land free to set up new businesses for victims of Salawa explosion
Dec 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka Army has given free land to the victims of the recent blast inside the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) Headquarters in Salawa to set up their commercial and business ventures lost due to the explosion. ...
Government rejects former president's allegations of selling national assets
Dec 09, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government vehemently rejects the allegations made by the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa that the government is selling off national assets, Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake said....
Sri Lanka Fisheries Minister appoints committee to study illegal fishing methods
Dec 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Mahinda Amaraweera has appointed an expert committee to study illegal fishing methods being adopted by fishermen in different parts of the country. ...
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