In a recent interview given to The Hindu at Temple Trees in Colombo, Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Prime Minster of Sri Lanka answered questions relating to... More
Sri Lanka hopes to sell part of its loss-making $1.4 billion harbour to a Chinese company in January to help pay off crippling debts, the... More
Agreeing to enhance cooperation in the field of regional security, Sri Lanka and Tajikistan signed agreements in several sectors, including economy and tourism.
The agreements were... More
Former External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris has urged the government to rectify shortcomings in the Indo-Lanka Free Trade Agreement (FTA) before finalising controversial Economic... More
Sri Lanka will take part in a joint venture with a Chinese company to develop a port in its south, where China has also been... More
Srilankan President Maithripala Sirisena called on the Opposition not to propagate misinformation about the new constitution to instigate people and grab power. Such action would... More
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe Moneday apologised for the
destruction of the Jaffna library when the UNP was in power in 1981.
Participating in the third reading stage... More
It is yet to be seen how the Donald Trump victory in the United States will impact Sri Lanka in the long term, mainly its... More
Sri Lanka will buy more military transport planes from China and seek its help in transforming its Hambantota port into a hub comparable with Shenzhen.... More
China takes a strong stand against external intervention in the domestic matters of Sri Lanka and disapproves of attempts to tarnish the image of Sri... More
Discarding ongoing difficulties in bilateral relations over ‘the high interest rate’ against loan, China and Sri Lanka held a business meeting in Colombo on Wednesday.... More
The government plans on summoning Chinese Ambassador, Yi Xianliang, for criticizing the government, over its 'inconsistent' policies on China's involvement in the country, says the... More
President Maithripala Sirisena left the country, for India 0n 7 November, to participate in a global anti-tobacco conference hosted in New Delhi.
During his two-day visit,... More
Sri Lanka Navy is taking part in joint training exercise with the Indian Navy. Offshore Patrol Vessel SLNS ‘Sayura’ and Fast Missile Vessel SLNS ‘Suranimala’... More