President Ranil Wickremesinghe has said that Sri Lanka won’t do anything that is deterimental to India’s security.In an interview with Firstpost, Wickremesinghe said, “India is worried about its own security. Sri Lanka won’t do anything to hurt its security.” When asked about his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year, Wickremesinghe said, “I have […]
China today assured medium and long-term support for Sri Lanka, during talks between President Ranil Wickremesinghe and Chinese Finance Minister Liu Kun. The Chinese Finance Minister reaffirmed China’s commitment to extend comprehensive support for the implementation of a medium-term and long-term program that is mutually beneficial to both parties and aimed at optimizing Sri Lanka’s […]
Chinese Finance Minister, Liu Kun, has reaffirmed China’s commitment to extend comprehensive support for the implementation of a medium-term and long-term program that is mutually beneficial to both parties and aimed at optimizing Sri Lanka’s debt.The post Chinese Finance Minister assures an extensive commitment from China to enhance Sri Lanka’s credit optimization appeared first on ONLANKA ...
The United States recognizes Sri Lanka’s right to assert its own aspirations and objectives to be recognized as an equal on the world stage. The U.S. Embassy Colombo, together with the Regional Center for Strategic Studies (RCSS) and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), brought together scholars from across the Indo-Pacific for the conference […]
Monetary policy transmission to the real economy in SriLanka is still incomplete, the governor of the country's central bank, Nandalal Weerasinghe, said at a LSEG FX Community Event on Monday.The post Sri Lanka central bank chief: monetary policy transmission still incomplete appeared
Monetary policy transmission to the real economy in SriLanka is still incomplete, the governor of the country s central bank, Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe, said at a LSEG FX Community Event on Monday (Aug 7).
The Small Medium Enterprise (SME) sector is a key driver for change of inclusive economic growth, regional development, employment generation and poverty reduction and is the backbone of the economy in SriLanka. Supporting this National agenda for the development of the sector, for over 25
As Sri Lanka embarks on debt restructuring negotiations with key lenders in parallel to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) initiatives, it is useful to consider China’s importance as one of Sri Lanka’s top lenders. China has so far not joined the common platform of negotiators on Sri Lanka’s debt restructuring, though it has joined as […]
By Indika De Zoysa The global digital economy is poised for significant growth and transformation in the coming years. With technology advancements and increasing connectivity, the digital economy has become a vital driver of global economic activity. Looking ahead, several key trends and outlooks shape the future of the digital economy. Firstly, the adoption of […]
By Y P Prakash The current state of Sri Lanka evokes memories of India’s experience in the 1990s, although India was able to rectify the situation before it escalated to a critical level akin to a Bastille-like crisis. By 1991, India found itself on the brink of sovereign default. The Gulf War exacerbated the situation […]
Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe addressed the United National Party (UNP) May Day celebrations held at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium in Colombo yesterday (May 01) through video technology.The post Sri Lanka President says Let 2048 be the year of development for Sri Lanka appeared first on Sri Lanka Breaking News and Top Headlines - ONLANKA News.
By Prof. Nalin Abeysekera Sri Lankans are celebrating the traditional New Year, and we can see that despite many obstacles people wanted to move back to their normal lives. The country has suffered three different blows––the Easter Sunday attack, Covid-19, and the economic crisis. They have caused many hardships for the general public. There has […]
IMF assistance should be considered a temporary solution and must be supplemented with the implementation of sound and sustainable policies. Moreover, all political parties need to take a moderate and sensible approach that will ensure a long term recovery, the Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs (COYLE) said in a press release. The release: ‘The Chamber […]
Sri Lankan authorities are exploring the possibility of domestic debt optimisation (DDO) operations aimed at liquidity relief while preserving financial stability to avoid further eroding of Sri Lanka’s repayment capacity, the country’s Central Bank said issuing a press release on Thursday night. The Central bank said the DDO would be conducted on a voluntary basis […]
President Ranil Wickremesinghe said that it is crucial for students in the country to have comprehensive knowledge of modern technology and continually update themselves with the latest advancements to prepare for the future.The post Students should be equipped with modern technology to take over the country by 2048 appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA New...
Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe has announced that a foundation is presently being established to advance Sri Lanka’s economy to a global level over the next five years by implementing green economic policies.The post Sri Lanka President emphasizes the need for an urgent transition to a green economy appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Latest Breaking News in Sri Lanka - ONLANKA News.