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30
April
Sri Lanka to establish diplomatic mission in Ethiopia

Cabinet of ministers at its weekly meeting on Tues...

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30
April
WHO Regional Committee for South East Asia on Sept 5 - 9

Government has taken steps to host the 69th sessio...

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29
April
IMF announces $1.5 bn loan for Sri Lanka

The IMF has agreed a $1.5 billion loan for Sri Lan...

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29
April
Estate employees ‘salary must be increased- Labour Minister

Government plans to take action against the estate...

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28
April
High quality drugs imported to Sri Lanka - Health Ministry

Rejecting fabricated media reports, Cabinet Spokes...

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26
April
Triple Polio vaccine will be replaced with a dual vaccine

The triple vaccine provided for children to preven...

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26
April
Sri Lanka Tourism participates in Arabian Travel Market

Sri Lanka Tourism will participate in the Arabian ...

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30
April
CDB Financing for the Katana Water Supply Projects
Development - Provincial

Ministry of City Planning and Water Supply has taken steps to implement Katana Water supply project with the financial assitance of China Development Ba...

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30
April
Govt. to set up Fisheries and Aquatic Research Development Center with China's support
Development - Provincial

Promoting China - Sri Lanka cooperation, China has offered assistance to establish a Fisheries and Aquatic Research Development Center associated with t...

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30
April
Water supply project for Thambuttegama
Development - Provincial

Ministry of City Planning and Water Supply has taken steps to implement Thambuttegama Water supply project with the financial assistance of the China De...

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29
April
Schools in NCP to close at 12 noon
Development - Provincial

All schools in the North Central Province have been advised to be closed by 12 noon, due to the prevailing hot weather condition. This closure will be i...

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29
April
UN Vesak Day Committee Report handed
World - Business

United Nations Vesak Day Committee Report was handed over to Minister of Justice and Buddhasasana, Dr. Wijeyasada Rajapakshe by the Committee Secretary ...

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29
April
Sri Lanka, Cuba and El Salvador for trilateral cooperation to curb CKD
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena today (29th April) discussed with the medical experts from Cuba and El Salvador on launching of a trilateral cooperation ...

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29
April
Twenty sixth IMBL Meeting held on-board SLNS Sagara
World - Business

Twenty sixth International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) annual meeting between the Sri Lanka and India Navies and Coast Guards was held on-board SLNS S...

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29
April
President offers awards to medical laboratory doctors
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Ceremony to present honorary awards to the Senior medical laboratory doctors of the Sri Lanka Society for Medical Laboratory Science was held on Wednesd...

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29
April
Showers expected except Northern and Eastern provinces
Development - Provincial

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places over most provinces except Northern and Eastern provinces today (29th April) after 2.00 pm, Met D...

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29
April
Central Bank Director Economic Research says: Tax increases inevitable in face of decreasing govt. revenue
Development - Provincial

Tax increases as well as changes in the tax regime are to be inevitable as the government faces a future of slow economic growth and decreasing governme...

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28
April
SLC appoints new selection committee headed by Sanath Jayasuriya
Sports - Cultural - Travel

Sri Lanka Cricket Wednesday (April 27) announced that Minister of Sport Dayasiri Jayasekara has approved the board's recommendation of the 2016/2017 Sel...

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28
April
Twenty-one Indian fishermen arrested for illegal fishing
Development - Provincial

Sri Lanka Coast Guard with the assistance of the Sri Lanka Navy arrested 21 Indian fishermen along with 3 Indian fishing Dhows poaching in Sri Lankan wa...

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28
April
Sri Lanka targets high end tourists from Middle East at ATM 2016
Development - Provincial

Sri Lanka Tourism is participating in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), the tourism industry's leading travel and tourism exhibition within the Middle Ea...

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28
April
Norms for proper conduct of Vesak celebrations
Development - Provincial

The Buddhasasana Ministry has decided to draw people's attention towards the Buddhist flag and the conducting of dansalas as the Cabinet of Ministers de...

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28
April
No any rotten government will be in the power in future –President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Setting the legal, constitutional, and political standards in the country the Government has ensured to eliminate the chances of a corrupt and autocrati...

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28
April
National agribusiness development programme to empower farmers
Development - Provincial

Government has taken steps to implement a national agribusiness development programme to improve farm productions, provide entrepreneurship training for...

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28
April
Chief of Defence Forces of Royal Thai Armed Forces calls on Chief of Defence Staff
Development - Provincial

Chief of Defence Forces of Royal Thai Armed Forces, General Sommai Kaotira, called on the Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke a...

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28
April
Chile reburies Nobel prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda
World - Business

CHILE: Chile reburied Nobel prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda’s remains Tuesday after exhuming them to determine whether he was assassinated by late...

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27
April
Pakistan National Defense University delegation visits Sri Lanka
Development - Provincial

A high-powered delegation from the National Defense University (NDU) of Pakistan is currently visiting Sri Lanka in a bid to enhance mutual corporation,...

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27
April
Sri Lanka could boost apparel manufacturing to increase employment and growth - World Bank
Development - Provincial

While Sri Lanka has been successful in establishing and growing its apparel manufacturing industry, more can be done to realize its potential as a regio...

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27
April
Korean Ambassador meets State Minister
Development - Provincial

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Won-sam Chang met the State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene at the Ministry yesterday (26 April). ...

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