The Sri Lanka’s National Export Strategy (NES) has been finalised and is scheduled to be submitted for cabinet approval following a series of consultations between industry leaders from the public and private sectors.To facilitate the smooth implementation of the NES, the EDB has appointed Advisory Committees for a period of three years, to spearhead private-public collaboration that will identify priority issues and opportunities to improve the performance of export sectors.
Commonwealth Heads of Government Executive Sessions was held at Lancaster House in London yesterday (19) following the inaugural session of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Buckingham Palace.
The second Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel (AOPV) of Sri Lanka Navy, built at the Indian shipbuilding facility - Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) received its graceful commissioning from the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Eastern Container Terminal of the port of Colombo yesterday (19 April 2018) at 5.30 p.m.
Sustainability is a term in the development terminology. Therefore, every Government focuses on it. Achieving a Sustainable future is as in many other countries, a main concern of the Government of Sri Lanka, said President Maithripala Sirisena intervening in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Session, yesterday (19th).
Extending our support to the Clean Ocean Alliance, proposed by the United Kingdom is part of our commitment towards this end. We have joined the international community in similar endeavors, for example Climate Change, the President further said.‘’Being an Island Nation, Sri Lanka has a special interest in upholding a sustainable future for our land, jungles, rivers and oceans, for the benefit of future generations,’’ he added.
Following are the full text of the President’s comments at the Session
Sustainability is a term in the development terminology. Therefore, every Government focuses on it. Achieving a Sustainable future is as in many other countries, a main concern of the Government of Sri Lanka.Being an Island Nation, Sri Lanka has a special interest in upholding a sustainable future for our land, jungles, rivers and oceans, for the benefit of future generations.
Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani, who arrived in the island yesterday (18th April) on an official visit, called on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Temple Trees primer’s Office.
Lord Baron Naseby, a member of the British House of Lords, met with President Maithripala Sirisena in London, yesterday (18th).Lord Baron Naseby appreciating the development programme conducted by Sri Lanka ensured to provide fullest assistance as a true ally of Sri Lanka.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the government has planned to commence several development projects this year. The Premier made this remark yesterday addressing media at Kandy after paying homage to the Sri Dalada Maligawa, this morning ane subsequently meeting with the Chief Prelates of the Malwatta and Asgiri chapters.
President Maithripala Sirisena addressing the Sri Lankans living in the United Kingdom said that attempts taken to bury the truth and to spread fake news are a hindrance to the development and success of the country.
Speaker of the Iran Parliament Ali Larijani and a delegation arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday (18th) on a two-day official visit.Ali Larijani along with 36 Iranian diplomats arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) at 7.10 pm yesterday on a special Iranian flight, Ada Derana Airport correspondent reported.