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Iran President's crashed helicopter found by Turkey's Akinji drone

No survivors found

May 20, 2024 1 min read

Possible crash site of Iran President's helicopter helicopter probed: IRNA


May 20, 2024 1 min read

French President Emmanuel Macron in Sri Lanka on Friday

The debt restructuring will be among the topics to be included during the discussion, one source said.

July 27, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to grow forests in Olympic initiative

Sri Lanka is one of four countries in the world, selected by the International Olympic Committee.

July 4, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka, Maldives to discuss, trade, tourism, fisheries

The fourth Joint Commision between Sri Lanka and the Maldives will be held in Colombo on June 6 and 7

Sri Lanka inks deal with Korea for floating solar plants

KIAT will give a grant of 5.2 million  dollars to the Sustainable Energy Authority in order to build the projects.

Sri Lanka President bets for China-inclusive Asia-led economy

“We want an Asia that can accommodate the Indo-Pacific, the BRI, as well as the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo- Pacific”

May 25, 2023 4 min read

China appreciates Indian navy's humanitarian help on sinking vessel in Indian Ocean

"Truly appreciate the timely help!," the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi said in its twitter feed.

May 20, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka hopes to wrap up Thailand FTA by early 2024

The Free trade agreement hopes to increase exports to the Asian nation, Cabinet Spokesman Bandula Gunawardana said.

May 10, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's state-run hospitals to expand wards for locals and foreigners

Sri Lanka cabinet of Ministers has given the permission to expand paying wards in state-run hospitals

May 9, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka EU to discuss GSP+ in 2024 at Joint Commission meeting

Sri Lanka and the European Union will discuss GSP+ trade benefits from 09 May onwards.

May 9, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka and Australia to smoothen customs processes

Sri Lanka cabinet of ministers has given the approval to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Australia

May 3, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka foreign minister to attend ADB meeting

Sri Lanka's foreign minister Ali Sabry will attend a meeting of Asian Development Bank Governors, on May 02,2023

April 28, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka expects to tap tourism niche, trade with India ferry service

Entrepreneurs from Sri Lanka and India are encouraged to join this opportunity.

Melkishiya Andrew
April 21, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka and UK start strategic dialogue

The meeting will provide a platform for the countries to discuss various topics related to their bilateral relationship

April 17, 2023 1 min read

China's $240 bln lending for 22 countries opaque, expensive, only for BRI nations - study

“China’s role as an international crisis manager has grown exponentially in recent years."

Neshella Perera
March 30, 2023 3 min read
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Sri Lanka establishes committee to investigate aircraft incidents

From 2003 – 2021, Sri Lanka has encountered around 2,700 aircraft accidents and incidents.

Roshani Fernando
March 23, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lankan and Indian pilgrims join annual Kachchatheevu feast

They joined about 3000 Sri Lankan pilgrims who travel to the island every year.

March 5, 2023 1 min read

Crisis hit Sri Lanka offers support to Turkiye

The earthquake that recorded a magnitude of 7.8 has killed around 7,962 in Turkey and Syria.

Melkishiya Andrew
February 8, 2023 2 min read

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka allows banned Qatar Charity to open country office eying $11 mln

The charity’s accounts were frozen and a top lawyer was arrested arbitrarily for having linkings with ISIS

January 12, 2023 2 min read

Bangladesh start-ups see progress

Bangladesh's startups grew nearly tenfold in the 2020/2021 period

Kshama Ranawana
January 1, 2023 3 min read

Anwar: Not Malaysia’s Mandela, but something more

To those observing from the outside, it was a remarkable sight.

Krishantha Prasad Cooray
November 28, 2022 10 min read

Trump launches Presidential bid to make America 'glorious'


November 16, 2022 1 min read

UK's longest-serving monarch Queen Elizabeth II dies at Balmoral aged 96

With her death, her eldest son Charles will be the new King

September 9, 2022 2 min read

South Asia’s smaller countries have a principled stand on Ukraine war

The South Asian region is deeply divided in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Arjuna Ranawna
June 8, 2022 7 min read

Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister requests short-term funds from WB

WB is giving re-purposed money

May 30, 2022 1 min read
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