"Another example of selective, arbitrary granting of pardons that weakens rule of law and undermines accountability"
Redresses were handed over at a ceremony marking International Workers Day and International Day of Family Remittance
Chung currently serves as Acting Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs at the US Dept of State
Bilateral trade minimal despite various agreements
"The Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) is revisiting provisions in the PTA as has already been communicated to the EU."
Authorities had been alerted of armed men sailing on a boat from Sri Lanka “to enter the state with a sinister design"
As of 5.30 pm, 77 tourists had arrived for the bubble concept with more flights coming in during the day, officials said
The new strain is said to spread quickly by air.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said he will ensure a strong vaccination drive for all.
Singapore, Kuwait, Italy, Dubai and the Maldives have also slapped a travel ban on Sri Lanka till May 31.
"This is a dangerous situation. We remember Mrs Bandaranaike now more than ever," she said.
Government members have forfeited their right to boast about patriotism, Silva said.
The repatriated workers had been held in detention centers in Riyadh and Jeddah.
This is the third family Sri Lanka police has arrested for alleged illegal migration to the island.
“If the opposition does have such connections, the government will happily accept their assistance.”
Tedros will “make effort to fulfill Sri Lanka’s need” for the doses, the president said.
There is scope for further involvement in future contingents, the UNP said.
"Aircraft, cargo and seafarers will keep coming but they will not be allowed to disembark," he said.
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