Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe left the island this morning (November 30) to attend the COP28 World Leaders' Summit to be held in Dubai, the President's Media Division (PMD) said.The post Sri Lanka President leaves for Dubai to attend the COP28 appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.
The Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau (SLFEB) has contributed a total of Rs.07 billion to the NTreasury this year, with a formal presentation of a Rs.04 billion cheque was presented to President Ranil Wickremesinghe by the Minister of Labour and Foreign Employment, Mr. Manusha Nanayakkara, yesterday afternoon (29) at the Presidential Secretariat.
Sri Lanka's in-principle pact with creditor nations to restructure its debt prepares the way for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to consider clearing the first review of a bailout next month, the global lender said on Thursday.The post IMF says Sri Lanka debt deal could help board clear first bailout review appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.
Sri Lanka s in-principle pact with creditor nations to restructure its debt prepares the way for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to consider clearing the first review of a bailout next month, the global lender said on Thursday.
Australian Police are pushing for an apprehended violence order to be taken out against a Sri Lankan cricket star despite him being cleared of sexually assaulting a woman at her Sydney home. Danushka Gunathilaka, 32, was finally allowed to leave Australia in October after about 10 months on bail after he was acquitted following a […]
A Sri Lankan judge has been appointed to the Seychelles Court of Appeal, the Seychelles News Agency reported. Two new non-resident judges of the Court of Appeal of Seychelles were sworn in on Wednesday morning at State House in the presence of the Vice-President of Seychelles, Ahmed Afif. The two judges both come from neighbouring nations, with Judge […]
Five companies volunteer to participate in the project By Sanath Nanayakkare Grievance handling in Human Resource Management (HRM) refers to the process by which employee complaints, concerns, or disputes are formally addressed and resolved. The goal is to provide a structured channel for employees to express their concerns or report issues they are facing in […]
By Rathindra Kuruwita The Department of Census and Statistics plans to complete the listing phase of the 15th housing and population census by December 2023, Director of the Department Dr. Chandani Wijebandara said. She said that a census was conducted in four stages. The first stage is the census mapping which subdivides the country into […]
The French Development Agency’s (Agence Française de Développement also known as AFD) Regional Directorate is strengthening its base in Sri Lanka in line with the commemoration of 75 years of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and France. It also marks the enduring partnership between AFD Group and its Sri Lankan partners, which began in 2005 […]
by Rex Clementine Members of the national selection panel are set to be the first casualties post World Cup in which the national cricket team had a disastrous campaign. Despite Sri Lanka finishing ninth in the ten-team event and failing to qualify for the Champions Trophy, none holding key positions within the national cricket […]
No country could be described as democratic if there is no separation of powers that ensures one branch of government does not exceed its powers, former head of the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) Prof. Deepika Udagama said in a televised interview on Tuesday (28.) “The three branches of government, i.e., the executive, […]
By Hiran H. Senewiratne The trading activities at the Colombo Stock Exchange witnessed a positive trend yesterday after a negative streak in the past few days, following the much anticipated debt restructuring deal between Sri Lanka and its official creditors. “The Official Creditor Committee (OCC) and Sri Lanka agreed on the main parameters of a […]
By A Special Sports Correspondent The 71st badminton national championship will take place from December 4-10 in three venues in Colombo with the organizers of the event receiving a record number of entries for this year’s event. As many as 1139 players have entered the tournament and according to officials of Sri Lanka Badminton (SLB) […]
The national cricket team will be involved in ten Test matches next year touring England, South Africa and Bangladesh while hosting Afghanistan and New Zealand. The tour of England is significant in many ways as this is the first time they will be playing a three Test series in England since 2011. Since Sri Lanka […]
The Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau (SLFEB) has contributed a total of Rs.07 billion to the National Treasury this year. Minister of Labour and Foreign Employment, Manusha Nanayakkaraa presented a cheque for Rs.04 billion to President Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Presidential Secretariat, this afternoon (29). Of the Rs. 07 billion, Rs.03 billion was handed over […]
Addressing a special press briefing on COP28 held at the Presidential Media Centre (PMC) this morning (29) , Minister of Foreign Affairs Ali Sabry said that President Wickremesinghe will propose the launch of the Climate Justice Forum, the Tropical Belt Initiative and the establishment of a Climate Change University in Sri Lanka. In addition to […]
The Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau (SLFEB) has contributed a total of Rs.7 billion to the Treasury this year, with the formal presentation of a Rs.4 billion cheque presented to President Ranil Wickremesinghe by Minister of Labour and Foreign Employment, Manusha Nanayakkara, this afternoon (29) at the Presidential Secretariat.
Internationally acclaimed Celebrity Chef and former MasterChef Australia judge, Gary Mehigan visited Nuga Gama, Cinnamon Grand Colombo for a Sri Lankan culinary experience, also attended by the Deputy High Commissioner for Australia, Lalita Kapur.
Official creditors and Sri Lanka have agreed, in principle, on restructuring the country’s debt. The Paris Club said that following the launch event in April 2023, 17 countries formally formed, on May 9, an Official Creditor Committee (OCC) co-chaired by India, Japan and France (as chair of the Paris Club) to respond to the Sri […]
Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police (SDIG) Deshabandu Tennakoon has been appointed as the Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP). President Ranil Wickremesinghe made the appointment as the term of IGP C. D. Wickramaratne ended and was not extended again. President Ranil Wickremesinghe had been trying his best to block Tennakoon from being appointed as […]
An elephant gifted to the Philippines by Sri Lanka, and christened by activists as one of the world’s “saddest”, has died at a Philippine zoo, where she lived almost all her life alone in a pen. Tributes have poured in for Mali, who was the star attraction at Manila Zoo for four decades and much […]
The Official Creditor Committee (OCC) has confirmed its agreement in principle on specific financing terms to restructure Sri Lanka’s debt in line with the parameters set in the IMF program, Sri Lanka’s Finance State Minister Shehan Semasinghe says.The post Official Creditor Committee confirms debt treatment deal with Sri Lanka appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Sto...
Controversial preacher Jerome Fernando returned to Sri Lanka today after a court order was issued not to arrest him. According to reports, Pastor Jerome Fernando arrived from Singapore and left the airport through the Golden route of the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) is expected to record a statement from Jerome Fernando over […]
In a media release issued today (29) Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has announced its Men’s future tours program for 2024. Sri Lanka will commence their 2024 international calendar with a white-ball home series against Zimbabwe in January, which will consist of three ODIs and as many T20Is. This will be closely followed by the arrival […]