Sri Lanka can learn a lot from TÃ¼rkiye about accommodating diverse people and cultures, according to a senior politician from the South Asian nation.
Protests against Covid restrictions in China appear to have intensified following a fire which killed 10 people in an apartment block in Urumqi. In the city of Shanghai, videos posted on social media by foreign journalists show thousands of people taking to the streets to remember the victims and to protest against Covid restrictions. Hundreds […]
The Parliament committee on High Posts has approved the appointment of new Foreign Secretary Aruni Wijewardane. Wijewardane has already assumed duties at the Foreign Ministry as the new Foreign Secretary. Secretary-General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake said the appointment of four Secretaries to Ministries, a Chairman to a State institution and an Ambassador have been approved […]
Pakistan’s former premier Imran Khan says he could have created a situation like Sri Lanka, but he didn’t. Khan said Saturday his party was quitting the country’s regional and national assemblies, as he made his first public appearance since being wounded in a gun attack earlier this month. Khan, a former cricket star turned politician, […]
The Department of Posts says that an increase in the number of postal items sent from Sri Lanka to foreign countries, through the postal department has been observed.
Australian Government-funded Skills for Inclusive Growth Program (S4IG), managed by Palladium International Group entered into an MoU with Cinnamon Hotel Management Ltd (CHML) to achieve several strategic results in Colombo recently. S4IG is a programme by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in accordance with the terms of a subsidiary agreement signed on […]
by Rajan Philips Ranil Wickremesinghe is the third President to sequester the finance portfolio instead of assigning it as an exclusive portfolio to a cabinet minister, but he is the first, perhaps after Ronnie de Mel, to prepare and author most or the entirety of the budget speech. He is also the first leader of […]
To address the looming shortage of grains for the animal feed industry and maize based food items due to the ongoing socio-economic crisis in Sri Lanka, as a part of the response efforts through the United Nations (UN) joint Humanitarian Needs and Priorities (HNP) Plan, the Royal Thai Embassy in Colombo has supported the procurement […]
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Manila organized a virtual meeting between the Ministry of Labor and Foreign Employment and the Department of Migrant Workers as a preliminary discussion on Sri Lanka’s interest to conduct a comprehensive study on the Philippines’ model of migrant worker recruitment and management, Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.The interactive discussion […]