“People First” policy cannot be compromised regardless of difficulties faced – President

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – “Whatever the difficulties we have confronted our policy of “people first” cannot be compromised as human development is the only asset, we value most,” President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on said Thursday (28) calling for unconditional support from bilateral and multilateral official lenders for developing countries.

"“People First” policy cannot be compromised regardless of difficulties faced – President"

Foreign Minister reassures continued repatriation of migrant workers

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Foreign Relations, Skills Development, Employment and Labour Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardena has reassured that the repatriation of migrant workers from the Middle East as well as other regions will continue, in a manner sensitive to the vulnerability of these communities, particularly those who have lost legal status and/or employment in their host countries.

"Foreign Minister reassures continued repatriation of migrant workers"

India to accelerate participation in Sri Lanka’s post COVID economic recovery

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The newly appointed Indian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay Friday called on Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat and discussed ways to further expand and strengthen the relations between the two countries.

"India to accelerate participation in Sri Lanka’s post COVID economic recovery"

Re-opening Sri Lanka’s airports for tourists from 1st August proposed

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Task Force Committee entrusted with COVID–19 control has proposed to the President to reopen Sri Lanka’s airports for foreign tourists from 1st August as the country is gradually returning to normalcy, President’s Media Division said.

"Re-opening Sri Lanka’s airports for tourists from 1st August proposed"