UNDP and the UN Global Compact Network, Sri Lanka Convene to Discuss UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Global Compact Network, Sri Lanka convened a knowledge sharing forum recently under the theme ‘UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights’ at the Aitken Spence Auditorium in Colombo.

"UNDP and the UN Global Compact Network, Sri Lanka Convene to Discuss UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights"

Sri Lanka poised to leapfrog the economy after long years of conflict and political instability -Finance Minister

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka under the unity government headed by President Maithripala Sirisena and the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe is poised to leapfrog the economy after long years of conflict and political instability. The Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangla Samaraweera stated this when he met with the Vice President of the World Bank Ms. Annette Dixon in Washington on the sideline to the WB/IMF annual conference being held in Washington. Ms. Annette Dixon…

"Sri Lanka poised to leapfrog the economy after long years of conflict and political instability -Finance Minister"

Sri Lanka Defense Secretary underscores the need to stay abreast of technology to counter security threats

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka’s Defense Secretary Kapila Waidyaratne Thursday underscored the need to stay abreast of the latest developments especially in the field of technology to counter security threats as low-cost, asymmetric threats have proven dangerous for military forces and security within a state.

"Sri Lanka Defense Secretary underscores the need to stay abreast of technology to counter security threats"