Sri Lanka ranked 85th out of 132 countries, the top performer in the region on Social Progress Index 2014, a new global index released Thursday by a U.S.-based nonprofit, The Social Progress Imperative (SPI).
The President of the Football Federation of Sri Lanka Ranjith Rodrigo complemented the Sri Lankan Girls U 14 team for their performance and commitment and said that they have many more challenges in the future. He further expressed his gratitude to parents who not only supported the girls in many ways but was at the grounds to cheer the Sri Lanka team with much enthusiasm.
The Executive Committee of SLC which met at an emergency meeting Friday decided to offer USD $ 1.5 million to the National Team Players in the event that they win the final of the on going WT20 tournament in Bangladesh.
Singapore Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Law, K. Shanmugam, during a meeting with President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the President’s Office Thursday (03) evening, called on countries to engage constructively with Sri Lanka and look to the future rather than dwell on the past.
The Sri Lanka Embassy in Cairo organized a Sri Lanka stall for the second time at the 47th Cairo International Fair from 19th to 28th March 2014 to exclusively promote Pure Ceylon tea. This Fair is one of the biggest trade events in the region, attracting leading business delegations and buyers from many countries, especially in Africa and the Middle East. The high profile of the Fair provided an ideal platform to introduce and promote Pure Ceylon tea to a wider business clientele in the region.
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) between KAATSU International University and the ACTIVE GLOBAL Nursing Institute of Singapore to provide job opportunities in the Health Service to Sri Lankans was signed on Thursday (3) at the KAATSU International University in Koswatta, Malabe.
The former Benedictine Goalkeeper, Sri Lanka Schools, Youth and National Goalkeeper and also qualified AFC “A” Licensed Coach and a former National Coach D. Chandrasiri known to football fans as Rajah had been appointed as the Acting iDirector to head FFSL Technical Department. He is also a AFC Goalkeeper Instructor and Grassroots training Instructor too.