New Ayurvedic ward complex open in Pallekelle

New Ayurvedic ward complex open in Pallekelle »

17 Aug, 2019

Yesterday, President Maithripala Sirisena opened an Ayurvedic ward complex built at a price of Rs. 150 million at the Pallekelle Ayurvedic Hospital.

Jaffna to develop as a major city – Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe

Jaffna to develop as a major city – Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe »

17 Aug, 2019

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the government's objective is to rebuild and develop the war-torn north and elevate Jaffna to Sri Lanka's main town as in the past.

Swiss support for solar energy industry

Swiss support for solar energy industry »

16 Aug, 2019

The Swiss government has agreed to support the Sri Lankan solar energy industry. That was stated when Hanspeter Mock, Ambassador of Switzerland to Colombo, called Minister Ravi Karunanayake.

‘Colombo Defence Seminar 2019’ on 29 and 30th August 2019  at BMICH

‘Colombo Defence Seminar 2019’ on 29 and 30th August 2019 at BMICH »

15 Aug, 2019

The 'Colombo Defence Seminar 2019 ' will be held on 29 and 30 August 2019 as a two-day forum at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH), Colombo, on the theme:' Evolving Military Excellence in the Contemporary Security Landscape.' The 2019 Colombo Defense Seminar will set the stage for active discussions on the theme' Evolving Military Excellence.'

S14 Chinese power-sets for hill country

S14 Chinese power-sets for hill country »

13 Aug, 2019

One of nine Chinese-made S14 power sets that were explicitly designed to function in the hill nation arrived from China last morning, Transport Ministry said today. It said the nine power sets were built at an estimated price of Rs.1839.5 million.

Sri Lanka shines at the Shopping Mall Promotion in Malaysia

Sri Lanka shines at the Shopping Mall Promotion in Malaysia »

10 Aug, 2019

Development News from Sri Lanka: In an effort to raise awareness of Sri Lanka’s unique offerings as a travel destination with

Export industry drives primary goods

Export industry drives primary goods »

8 Aug, 2019

Minister of social welfare and primary industry Mr. Daya Gamage said the government has implemented policies to encourage and encourage export-based growth in order to achieve the country's national targets and to reduce debt burdens for future generations.

Sri Lanka hosts the IORA Maritime Safety and Security Working Group’s first conference on 8 and 9 August 2019

Sri Lanka hosts the IORA Maritime Safety and Security Working Group’s first conference on 8 and 9 August 2019 »

6 Aug, 2019

Sri Lanka is hosting the Maritime Safety and Security Working Group (MSSWG) First Meeting of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) in Colombo on 8 and 9 August. This meeting will finalize the two-year work plan, advancing with the Member States the IORA Action Plan (2017-21) towards the development of a national agenda.

For the Farmer Campus, Northern Governor and Kelani Cables join UoJ

For the Farmer Campus, Northern Governor and Kelani Cables join UoJ »

1 Aug, 2019

Young farmers representing the farming community in the Jaffna Peninsula would be registered for the very first time in Sri Lanka to attend a Farmer Machinery Management course designed by the Faculty of Agriculture, Jaffna University (UoJ) in mid-September 2019.

‘ Govt continues to encourage the cultivation of tea and pepper ‘

‘ Govt continues to encourage the cultivation of tea and pepper ‘ »

26 Jul, 2019

The government has the main responsibility for promoting tea and pepper growing, in line with the development project underway, in order to solve this unexpected price drop which has taken place over the previous few days through the exposure of fresh markets, Puerto Rico Ministry of Shipping and Southern Development Sagala Ratnayaka said.

Sri Lanka Insurance is expanding the Rideegma branch network

Sri Lanka Insurance is expanding the Rideegma branch network »

26 Jul, 2019

Sri Lanka Insurance has launched its recent Rideegama subsidiary, offering clients with complete insurance alternatives with a trouble-free experience in the region.

Sri Lanka will host the main transport conference in September

Sri Lanka will host the main transport conference in September »

26 Jul, 2019

The 13th Eastern Asian Society for Transport Studies (EASTS) International Conference is being held from 9 to 12 September at Waters Edge, Battaramulla, and is jointly hosted by the Sri Lankan Transportation and Logistical Association (SLSTL).

Twenty-eight Chinese journalists and travel writers tour to to Sri Lanka

Twenty-eight Chinese journalists and travel writers tour to to Sri Lanka »

25 Jul, 2019

On July 18, 2019, twenty-eight Chinese journalists and travel writers arrived in the nation as part of a week-long familiarization trip to promote Sri Lanka as an optimal vacation destination to attract more oriental tourists. From 18th–24th July 2019, they will be in the nation.

Colombo District’s Port City

Colombo District’s Port City »

25 Jul, 2019

Sri Lanka's landmass was formally increased by about 4.5 square kilometers yesterday after the Parliament adopted, without voting, the Resolution suggested by Minister Vajira Abeywardena for the Internal, Home and Local Government, including within authority region and boundary areas in the administrative district of Colombo, the reclaimed land known as Port City Colombo.

Future urban development

Future urban development »

24 Jul, 2019

NURTURING FUTURE CITIZENS: President Maithripa Sirisena opened yesterday a program to supply the first-phase, 600,000 kids with conventional liquid milk packets.

Three fresh initiatives were introduced by LECO

Three fresh initiatives were introduced by LECO »

20 Jul, 2019

Lanka Electricity Company (Private) Limited (LECO) has revealed three main projects in Colombo yesterday, with the participation of the Minister for Power, Energy and Business Development Ravi Karunanayake, the MYLECO App, Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS), and the SMART Grid Integration Platform (SMIP).

After 115 years the Maho-Omanthai line will be rebuilt.

After 115 years the Maho-Omanthai line will be rebuilt. »

20 Jul, 2019

The 133kilometers of Maho Omanthai trains along the 115-year-old Northern railway line signed yesterday by India's IRCON International Limited and Sri Lanka Railways.

BOI inks edotco contract for intelligent urban alternatives

BOI inks edotco contract for intelligent urban alternatives »

19 Jul, 2019

Sri Lanka's Board of Investments (BOI) and Edotco Sri Lanka, an integral provider of telecommunications infrastructure services, agreed to invest in the most recent smart city solutions and energy-efficient systems in order to develop the connectivity landscape of this country.

Sri Lanka has signed the ‘ Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau ‘ involvement agreement

Sri Lanka has signed the ‘ Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau ‘ involvement agreement »

18 Jul, 2019

The Government of Sri Lanka signed a formal participation contract with the "Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau," on 08 July 2019, with Sri Lanka officially approved as a participant of World Expo 2020 Dubai. Nalin Bandara, Deputy Minister of Development Strategies & International Trade, resulted in the high-level delegation to the UAE for the signing ceremony.

Minister Ranawaka inspects Kandy underground storm water project site

Minister Ranawaka inspects Kandy underground storm water project site »

16 Jul, 2019

Megapolis and Minister of Western Development Patali Champika Ranawaka recently visited the Kandy Underground Storm Water Tunnel under the Strategic Town Planning Project. The project is expected to be finished by 2020, which was introduced by the minister. The project's price is estimated at Rs.1.016 billion.

Cancer treatment facility to be built with Naval assistance

Cancer treatment facility to be built with Naval assistance »

16 Jul, 2019

A new Cancer Treatment Centre is to be built at the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital in Galle with labour expertise of the Sri Lanka Navy. According to Navy media, the foundation laying ceremony of the proposed Palliative Care Centre was held on Monday (15 July).

Independent body to monitor school education standards

Independent body to monitor school education standards »

15 Jul, 2019

Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam's proposal to establish a service institute for monitoring and quality development of the education system was approved by the Cabinet. Minister Kariyawasam got permission from the Cabinet for his proposition to monitor educational standards in schools throughout the country through a service body called the' Sri Lankan Educational Monitoring Service (SLEMS).

SLPA headquarters to obtain a complex of 17 floors

SLPA headquarters to obtain a complex of 17 floors »

9 Jul, 2019

The Chief of Staff of the Premier, South Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka visited the Canal Yard yesterday to inspect the property assigned to build a 17-story building to the scheduled SLPA headquarters building complex. Chairman Kavan Ratnayaka, Captain Athula Hewavitharana, the Managing Director of SLPA was present at the event, as well as a high-profile team of officials and technicians.

IT zones to developed in Bingiriya and Ruhuna -PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

IT zones to developed in Bingiriya and Ruhuna -PM Ranil Wickremesinghe »

8 Jul, 2019

The country cannot be created if we continue to blame each other on previous errors and division, said Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday during his visit to Ruwanwella to fresh projects. "For everyone to unite is the only way forward for the nation," he emphasized.He said that all involved should meet and believe again when taking the nation ahead when addressing a meeting in Ruwanwella.

The Hambantota International Port  Sri Lanka’s first port to be certified for Health & Safety

The Hambantota International Port Sri Lanka’s first port to be certified for Health & Safety »

5 Jul, 2019

The Hambantota International Port (HIP) was recently certified by the International Organization for Standardization, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, to comply with ISO 45001: 2018 for its Occupational Health & Safety Management System (OH&SMS).

10 MW of Vavuniya Solar Photovoltaic Power Company is installed by the Vydexa (Lanka)

10 MW of Vavuniya Solar Photovoltaic Power Company is installed by the Vydexa (Lanka) »

5 Jul, 2019

A BOI company, Vydexa (Lanka) Power Corporation (Pvt.) Ltd. has set up a 10 MW Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant in Kaththansinnakulam in Vavuniya. The facility consists of 35,721 numbers of 350 Wp solar photovoltaic (PV) modules established on a land of 54 acres.

Tourism recovers fast and hike on arrivals

Tourism recovers fast and hike on arrivals »

5 Jul, 2019

Tourism in Sri Lanka has earlier than anticipated a better recovery. In June, the tourist arrivals almost increased to 63,072 in May, compared with 37,802 in May, but 57% lower than the prior year, with adverse results to date in the past.Minister John Amaratunga said with recent arrival numbers that quicker recovery could be anticipated. "We anticipated that the sector could recover nine months ago. However, recent numbers verify that it could take four months.

Gamperaliya Galle uplifts

Gamperaliya Galle uplifts »

3 Jul, 2019

Veteran writer Martin Wickramasinghe in his renowned novel Gamperaliya depicted the break up of traditional village life due to the impact of modernization. It was about the gradual subversion of the traditional economic and social structure of the village by the commercial culture of the city.

Project LRT to be opened today

Project LRT to be opened today »

3 Jul, 2019

Colombo light rail transit project construction work will commence today under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. Urban and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said that the LRT project is being implemented as a measure to ease the traffic congestion in and around Colombo city.

Despite numerous difficulties, many development programs are carried out.

Despite numerous difficulties, many development programs are carried out. »

3 Jul, 2019

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday that, despite Easter Sunday bombings, anti-government campaigns, and many other difficulties, the government carried out a variety of development programs. "We were able to achieve a number of development objectives in this short period despite these challenges. During the last four years, we have invested strongly in social change. "Now, the country's economic development is on the way. In fact, we are going to invest more money to accelerate these future development activities, "added the Prime Minister.

Global PR campaign to kick off mid July

Global PR campaign to kick off mid July »

3 Jul, 2019

The much awaited two months global PR campaign will kick off by the mid of this month followed by the six-month advertising campaign which will be initiated as soon as the Cabinet approval is obtained for the advertising agency to boost back the Sri Lankan tourism industry from negative impacts followed by the Easter attack.

Data Protection Bill Proposed National Public-Private Dialogue.

Data Protection Bill Proposed National Public-Private Dialogue. »

2 Jul, 2019

The Ministry of Digital Infrastructure and Information Technology (MDIIT) is co-organizing today a National Public-Private Dialog (PPD) on the "Legal Framework for the Proposed Data Protection Bill" in collaboration with the International Trade Center (ITC).

In cooperation with the project ‘ Thuruliya Wenuwen Api,’ LAUGFS Eco supports reforestation.

In cooperation with the project ‘ Thuruliya Wenuwen Api,’ LAUGFS Eco supports reforestation. »

1 Jul, 2019

LAUGFS Eco Sri, a pioneer in Sri Lankan air quality management, endorsed the Wilpattu Nature Reserve's reforestation attempts in north-eastern Sri Lanka, marking this year's World Environment Day. LAUGFS Eco Sri's dedication to protecting and maintaining the environment for future generations was yet another significant project.

Major projects to renovate tanks in Anuradhapura.

Major projects to renovate tanks in Anuradhapura. »

1 Jul, 2019

Sixty tanks will be refurbished under five cascade schemes in Anuradhapura. In the Mahawilachchiya DS Division and the Nochchiyagama Ds Division, the Army Engineer Regiment will renovate 18 tanks in Nabadagasdigiliya.

Green garden project ‘ Manudam Uyana ‘ for World Environment Day

Green garden project ‘ Manudam Uyana ‘ for World Environment Day »

28 Jun, 2019

A green garden, consisting of precious trees and crops, was launched on June 11 at Diwulapitiya, Pinnakele, by Ajith Manapperuma, Minister

Cabinet approves tabs for school children

Cabinet approves tabs for school children »

25 Jun, 2019

The proposal by the Ministry of Education to provide school kids with tabs has been approved by the cabinet.

Ministry of Agriculture to distribute rice to school kids

Ministry of Agriculture to distribute rice to school kids »

25 Jun, 2019

The Ministry of Agriculture and  World Food Organization have jointly launched a program to provide nutritious high-quality rice

Colombo Dockyard PLC  hand over modern cable laying vessel

Colombo Dockyard PLC hand over modern cable laying vessel »

24 Jun, 2019

The first ever modern Cable Laying Vessel built for Kokusai Cable Ship Co was supplied by Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC). Japanese Ltd. (KCS), last Friday.

US State Secretary to visit

US State Secretary to visit »

12 Jun, 2019

Secretary of State of the United States, Michael R. Pompeo, is due to visit Sri Lanka later this month in his upcoming swing through Asia.

Apartment complex powered by SLT fiber, ‘ Green Star Residences ‘

Apartment complex powered by SLT fiber, ‘ Green Star Residences ‘ »

10 Jun, 2019

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), recently entered into a partnership with Ideal Engineering (Pvt) Ltd., a professional engineering firm, which provides a comprehensive range of engineering and related services.

Under one shade

Under one shade »

10 Jun, 2019

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was welcomed by President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat this afternoon. A gun salute by the Sri Lankan Military was also accorded to the visiting Prime Minister. 

Since today, traffic law has been implemented

Since today, traffic law has been implemented »

10 Jun, 2019

From today, police press spokesperson, SP Ruwan Gunasekara said, traffic lane law will be implemented strictly in major cities. The two week grace period for motorists to get used to traffic lanes, which was introduced from May 27, ended yesterday.

Kurunegala to the railway line Habarana to be built

Kurunegala to the railway line Habarana to be built »

5 Jun, 2019

A new direct railway line will be built from Kurunegala to Habarana via Dambulla and Sigiriya at an estimated expense of US$ 1 billion,

Luxury SLTB busses to Sri Lanka soon

Luxury SLTB busses to Sri Lanka soon »

3 Jun, 2019

Under the guidance of Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Arjuna Ranathunga, Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation has taken steps to introduce luxury buses to improve the transport system instead of lorry chassis busses. As the first step of this project, 17.1 worth per bus, 9 Kinglong Model busses will be shipped to Sri Lanka by Xiamen Kinglong United Automotive Industry of China next Wednesday and will be allocated to six bus depots, Maharagama, Central Bus stand, Katubedda, Polonnaruwa, Mawanella and Matale.

Anuradhapura Develops.

Anuradhapura Develops. »

3 Jun, 2019

The entire Atamasthana Zone will be brought to its past glory and the security for the Anuradhapura Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi and the Ruwanweli Chethiya will be tightened.

President launches College of Emergency Physicians website

President launches College of Emergency Physicians website »

3 Jun, 2019

The new website of Sri Lanka College of Emergency Physicians was launched by President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday at its inauguration ceremony at the BMICH. President Sirisena addressing the occasion commended the setting up of the College of Emergency Physicians as a timely initiative. He said the programs for the prevention of illnesses must be broadened.

Chengdu Delegation Happy with Security Situation.

Chengdu Delegation Happy with Security Situation. »

30 May, 2019

A delegation representing the Chengdu Association of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation (CAFTEC) is now in Sri Lanka on a fact-finding mission. The delegation which arrived on Sunday met several Chinese corporate officials doing business in Sri Lanka and also met representative of Sri Lankan Chambers.

Techno Fair 2019, Enlightens the Public Effectively.

Techno Fair 2019, Enlightens the Public Effectively. »

30 May, 2019

The Techno Fair 2019 organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) was inaugurated yesterday. The digital accounting expo which is the first of its kind showcased a diverse range of digital products and services available in the market for businesses and finance partners.

Sri Lanka Tourism Alliance launches #LoveSriLanka

Sri Lanka Tourism Alliance launches #LoveSriLanka »

30 May, 2019

In the wake of the Easter Sunday outrage, several hoteliers came together to form the Sri Lanka Tourism Alliance, launching its #LoveSriLanka initiative.

‘Palmyrah Fund’ launched

‘Palmyrah Fund’ launched »

28 May, 2019

The ‘Palmyrah Fund’ to provide assistance for the development of the North and the East, was launched under the auspices of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at Temple Trees yesterday.

Vision Care Opens its Newest Outlet

Vision Care Opens its Newest Outlet »

27 May, 2019

Vision Care inaugurated its 53rd outlet in Matale recently, in the presence of Consultant Eye Surgeon Dr. R.D.K. Rajapaksha, Consultant E.N.T. surgeon Dr. A.B. Kiridana and Health Services Regional Director Dr. Asela Dissanayake, along with the Vision Care management

Training Institutes Receive Modern German Equipment from Stassen Group

Training Institutes Receive Modern German Equipment from Stassen Group »

27 May, 2019

The Ceylon - German Technical Training Institute (CGTTI), Moratuwa and the German Training Institute (SLGTI), Kilinochchi, received modern industrial training equipment

Sri Lanka Participates At The Largest Seafood Expo

Sri Lanka Participates At The Largest Seafood Expo »

24 May, 2019

Sri Lankan Seafood Exporters participated at the 27th edition of Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global at the Brussels Expo, the world’s largest trade fair in the fisheries sector recently in Brussels, Belgium.

Tourism Minister Assures Tour Guides Quick Return To Normalcy

Tourism Minister Assures Tour Guides Quick Return To Normalcy »

24 May, 2019

Minister of Tourism Development, Wildlife and Christian Religious Affairs, John Amaratunga held a meeting with tour guide lecturers and chauffer guide lecturers at the Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management recently.

Olu Water Makes An Environment Friendly Move.

Olu Water Makes An Environment Friendly Move. »

23 May, 2019

Producers of Olu Tropical Water has committed to only using glass bottles for all new products, effectively discontinuing the high volume PET packaged SKUs. “An expensive yet necessary move,

Lanka’s Export Basket Expands.

Lanka’s Export Basket Expands. »

23 May, 2019

The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka (BOI) signed a supplementary agreement with Global Seafoods Pvt Ltd in order to process Wakame Seaweed for export in their existing factory complex.

Private Schools Prioritizes Digital Learning

Private Schools Prioritizes Digital Learning »

22 May, 2019

Two leading Colombo schools have implemented a digital learning system in collaboration with Headstart Pvt Ltd. in order to supplement students’ classroom education, as well as to be able to keep students engaged in learning during times when schools are closed.

Technology To Be Bought To People At The Upcoming Expo

Technology To Be Bought To People At The Upcoming Expo »

21 May, 2019

Shilpa Sena’, a rolling exposition will be launched islandwide in July, geared towards bringing technological skills, knowledge, and products to the public,

Chamber Of Tourism, Requests Relief For Small And Medium Hotels

Chamber Of Tourism, Requests Relief For Small And Medium Hotels »

21 May, 2019

The Chamber of Tourism & Industry has requested relief for small and medium stakeholders in the hotel industry in the backdrop of Sunday terrorist attacks in which the tourism industry has been severely affected.

Nallathanniya To Be Developed

Nallathanniya To Be Developed »

17 May, 2019

Steps will be taken to develop one section of Nallathanniya as a sacred city and the other section as a modern city. The problem of the legal entitlement to lands faced by businessmen in the area will also be

Public Institutions To Get Land Deeds Soon

Public Institutions To Get Land Deeds Soon »

17 May, 2019

The Lands and Parliamentary Reforms Ministry will provide public institutions with lands deeds very soon, Minister Gayantha Karunathilaka said.

Fisheries Corporation to implement a new program to provide quality fish to consumers

Fisheries Corporation to implement a new program to provide quality fish to consumers »

16 May, 2019

The Ceylon Fisheries Corporation maintaining its reputation as a high-quality fish distributor has decided to implement a new program to supply quality fish to consumers.

SLITHM to identify alternative institutions for professional training

SLITHM to identify alternative institutions for professional training »

16 May, 2019

Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (SLITHM), the national premier institute for human resource development of tourism and hospitality industry in Sri Lanka is in the process of identifying alternative institutions to provide professional training to its current students after a series of bomb attacks that hit luxury hotels in Colombo last month.

Russian Tour Operators Visits Lanka

Russian Tour Operators Visits Lanka »

15 May, 2019

A group of 12 tour operators from St. Petersburg, Russia is currently in Sri Lanka for a familiarization tour with Aitken Spence Travels.

Modified Regional Office Opened by President.

Modified Regional Office Opened by President. »

14 May, 2019

The Polonnaruwa regional office of Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel which was modified by Asela Liyanage was opened by President Maithripala Sirisena, recently.

NCE to Host the Annual Export Award.

NCE to Host the Annual Export Award. »

14 May, 2019

News from Sri Lanka: Business, National Chamber of Exporters (NCE)

The National

Hambantota International Port, Considered A Gateway To The Sub-Continent

Hambantota International Port, Considered A Gateway To The Sub-Continent »

13 May, 2019

Hambantota International Port, the latest addition to Sri Lanka’s network of harbors, is currently being developed in different parts of the island. The expansion is an initiative of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA),

Sri Lanka Considered The Second Most Improved Nation-State.

Sri Lanka Considered The Second Most Improved Nation-State. »

13 May, 2019

The Global Database of Events, Language and Tone (GDELT) global material conflict index showed that Sri Lanka was the second most improved nation-state

UN Selects Lanka to Launch Their Latest Program.

UN Selects Lanka to Launch Their Latest Program. »

9 May, 2019

Recently, the UN launched a Counter Terrorist Travel Program under the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED). Thereby,  Sri Lanka will be one of the initially confirmed beneficiaries of the program.

Sri Lanka’s First Digital Banking App Launched

Sri Lanka’s First Digital Banking App Launched »

8 May, 2019

Commercial Banks ground-breaking Digital Banking Account ‘Flash’ was introduced in Sinhala and Tamil, in less than a year after its launch, thus it made the application Sri Lanka’s first ever trilingual digital banking app.

Colombo Dockyard Opens Underwater Restaurant in Maldives

Colombo Dockyard Opens Underwater Restaurant in Maldives »

7 May, 2019

Colombo Dockyard built Underwater Restaurant has been successfully commissioned at the super luxury tourist resort, ‘YOU AND ME by Cocoon Maldives’

Working Population Dominated by the Females

Working Population Dominated by the Females »

7 May, 2019

While approximately 5.5 million (65.1%) of the economically active population were males, the economically active population in Sri Lanka was equalled to approximately 8.4 million in 2018,

Development of the Monaragala Town Commences

Development of the Monaragala Town Commences »

6 May, 2019

Minister of Public Administration and Disaster Management Ranjith Madduma Bandara says Rs. 1 billion has been allocated for the Monaragala town development project.

Strict Regulations, for the Upcoming School Term

Strict Regulations, for the Upcoming School Term »

3 May, 2019

Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said schools will open for the second academic term on May 6 with increased security in compliance with government instructions.

Dialog Considered One of Lanka’s Most Valuable Brands

Dialog Considered One of Lanka’s Most Valuable Brands »

3 May, 2019

Brand Finance Lanka, the pioneering brand valuation and strategy firm, released its 16th consecutive review of Sri Lanka’s most valuable and strongest brands in LMD’s Brands Annual.

Sri Lanka Tourism Guarantees, Tourism Safety.

Sri Lanka Tourism Guarantees, Tourism Safety. »

3 May, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism participated at the Press Conference of Sri Lanka hosted by the Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) at the Arabian Travel Mart (ATM) in Dubai, which was a well-attended event with the participation of over 50 media personnel representing leading global and regional media organizations.

Implementation of Measures to Revive the National Economy

Implementation of Measures to Revive the National Economy »

2 May, 2019

The Sri Lankan business community requests the government to take swift measures to build confidence and revive the key economic sectors which were badly affected since the Easter Sunday attacks.

IMF Facility to Resume its Operations.

IMF Facility to Resume its Operations. »

2 May, 2019

Based on the important progress to date and the reform plans under the program, the IMF Executive Board will consider in mid-May the authorities’ request to complete the fifth review under the arrangement and extend it by one additional year until June 2020,

Former Army Commander Gen. Kottegoda Appointed As New Secretary Of Defense

Former Army Commander Gen. Kottegoda Appointed As New Secretary Of Defense »

29 Apr, 2019

Former Army Commander General S. H. Shantha Kottegoda has appointed as the Ministry of Defense's new Secretary.

Donation Of Equipment, To The War Heroes And Their Families.

Donation Of Equipment, To The War Heroes And Their Families. »

29 Apr, 2019

Recently, the Lions Club and the Lion Ladies’ Club of 306-C1 District Zone 3, in association with the Army Special Projects Unit, provided sewing machines and other equipment to war heroes and their families.

NSB Renders Help To The Victims Of The Easter Sunday Attacks.

NSB Renders Help To The Victims Of The Easter Sunday Attacks. »

29 Apr, 2019

As volunteers, the officials of the National Savings Bank has come forward to extend its helping hand to the victims of the recent bomb blast in some of the Catholic churches of our country.

Sri Lanka’s First Satellite ‘ Raavana 1’ Will Be Launched Into Space Tomorrow

Sri Lanka’s First Satellite ‘ Raavana 1’ Will Be Launched Into Space Tomorrow »

17 Apr, 2019

Tomorrow at 2.16 am, Sri Lanka's first satellite ' Raavana 1' will be launched into space, marking the entry of Sri Lanka into the global space age.

Access Engineering Awarded For Swift Work.

Access Engineering Awarded For Swift Work. »

12 Apr, 2019

Access Engineering which was awarded the constriction of the Central Expressway (Project Section – 2, Package – A), is progressing swiftly in their work.

National Initiative Of Tree Planting Strategy, Supported By A Leading Banking Institution.

National Initiative Of Tree Planting Strategy, Supported By A Leading Banking Institution. »

12 Apr, 2019

With the vision of the President, to plant trees islandwide, a new “tree planting auspicious time” has been introduced to this year’s Sinhala and Tamil New Year rituals, which falls on the 15th of April at 11.17 a.m.

Cranes To Be Purchased For The Jct 5 Expansion

Cranes To Be Purchased For The Jct 5 Expansion »

12 Apr, 2019

Ports, Shipping and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka mentioned that the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) was in the process of purchasing three Ship to Shore

Need For Engaging In More Disaster Resilients- Piyal De Silva

Need For Engaging In More Disaster Resilients- Piyal De Silva »

11 Apr, 2019

Natural disasters have a direct impact on sustainable development and countries’ debt rate; therefore a robust mechanism should be in place during a catastrophe to effectively mitigate

An SMS Feature For Investments on Government Securities Enabled.

An SMS Feature For Investments on Government Securities Enabled. »

10 Apr, 2019

Introducing another feature for the investments and to enhance the awareness of investors in the Government Securities (‘Customers’ of the LankaSecure System),

Augmented Reality Experience Launm

Augmented Reality Experience Launm »

9 Apr, 2019

Glider Pvt. Ltd., the newest technology start-up in Sri Lanka launched the GlidAR Augmented Reality App experience using its mobile app to the corporate sector at the Galle Face Hotel, recently.

First Ever Smart Fisheries Harbour to be Built.

First Ever Smart Fisheries Harbour to be Built. »

8 Apr, 2019

The first ever smart fisheries harbor would be set up at Kalametiya in the Tangalle area, the State Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Dilip Vedaarachchi said.

First Ever Floating Production Storage and Offloading Asset in Sri Lanka

First Ever Floating Production Storage and Offloading Asset in Sri Lanka »

5 Apr, 2019

In collaboration with the Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG), yesterday, Hayles Energy Services (HES) ushered in the first floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) asset to ever call Sri Lanka.

Estimates For Defeated Ministries Presented.

Estimates For Defeated Ministries Presented. »

4 Apr, 2019

An estimate of Rs. 2,879 Billion was presented by the Government to the parliament in order to cover the Expenditure Heads of the two ministries which were defeated unexpectedly.

Actions to be Taken Against Corrupted Police Offices.

Actions to be Taken Against Corrupted Police Offices. »

4 Apr, 2019

It was requested by the Speaker, Karu Jayasuriya yesterday to the top officials of the National Police Commission (NPC) to take firm action against the Police officers accused of various wrongdoings, including bribery and taking ransom from drug dealers.

Government Volunteers To Assist Genuine SME’s

Government Volunteers To Assist Genuine SME’s »

4 Apr, 2019

A. K. Nihal Chandrasiri, Proprietor of Silver Paint recently voiced that, if small and medium scale enterprises work properly, the government would assist them at any time of need.

Zmessenger Partners With Viber, For The First Time.

Zmessenger Partners With Viber, For The First Time. »

3 Apr, 2019

A multiple award-winning full spectrum digital solutions agency in Sri Lanka, zMessenger has entered into an official partnership with Viber,

A Project By DIMO, To Bring Coral Reefs Back To Life

A Project By DIMO, To Bring Coral Reefs Back To Life »

3 Apr, 2019

With an aim to protect and restore the beautiful coral reefs in the Bonavista Reef at Rumassala near Galle,

President Maithripala Sirisena Vested The’ Jana Jaya City ‘ Supermarket Complex

President Maithripala Sirisena Vested The’ Jana Jaya City ‘ Supermarket Complex »

2 Apr, 2019

Yesterday, President Maithripala Sirisena vested the' Jana Jaya City ' Supermarket Complex, built under a presale concept adding a new chapter to the development efforts of Sri Lanka.

Embark Flagship Store Opens In Kandy

Embark Flagship Store Opens In Kandy »

2 Apr, 2019

Sri Lanka’s unique cause-linked lifestyle brand, Embark opened its 12th store in the hill country capital,

Ground Broken To Construct A Humidity Controlled Warehouse In Dambulla

Ground Broken To Construct A Humidity Controlled Warehouse In Dambulla »

2 Apr, 2019

The ground was broken to construct a 5,000-ton temperature and humidity controlled warehouse in Dambulla,

First Ever Multimodal Transport Centre in Sri Lanka

First Ever Multimodal Transport Centre in Sri Lanka »

1 Apr, 2019

The first multimodal transportation center in Sri Lanka has been declared open yesterday in Kottawa,

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