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‘Sri Lankan media should self-regulate,’ – Election Observers

Asian Election observers faulted both private and State Media organisations for favouring their chosen candidates during the elections and suggested they should self-regulate themselves.


Sri Lanka gets access to Aussie Geoscience expertise

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Scientific and Technical Cooperation was signed between Sri Lanka and Australia in Canberra yesterday Nov 5, which will give Sri Lanka access to Australia’s famed geoscience expertise. The agreement was signed at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Australia, by the Chairman of Geological Survey and Mines Bureau […]


Eye Donation Society International Award

E.M.H.B. Moragaswewa and Wijitha Manamperi representatives of the Sri Lanka Eye Donation Society received the Rehabilitation International (RI) award for Outstanding Achievements in Moscow last week. the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a press release.


Sri Lanka’s Fair Trade and Organic Products Promoted in Belgium

Embassy of Sri Lanka in Brussels promoted exports of Fair Trade and organic products from Sri Lanka during the Fair Trade Week in Belgium on the of October.


Ranil congratulates Trump over Al-Baghdadi death

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has congratulated President Donald Trump on the successful operation to kill the ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.


Poverty and terrorism main global challenges – Marapana

Sri Lanka called for collective action to address contemporary global challenges particularly poverty and terrorism at the 18th summit of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), Baku, Azerbaijan on 26th Oct.


Sirisena leaves for Japan

President Maithripala Sirisena has left for Japan this morning (21) on an official visit, the President’s Media Division (PMD) said.


Colombo asking the UK to afford errant Brigadier diplomatic immunity

Sri Lanka has requested the Government of United Kingdom (UK) to honour the diplomatic immunity of Brigadier Priyanka Fernando


Australia and Sri Lanka to combat human smuggling

The Sixth Meeting of Australia-Sri Lanka Joint Working Group was concluded last week in Canberra, Australia.


Jaffna International Airport opens

Sri Lanka’s third International airport at Palali on the Jaffna Peninsula was formally declared open this morning by President Maithripala Sirisena.


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