(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says Sri Lanka currently is in a transitional period and the country will be able to meet its economic targets in the next five years."Sri Lanka will be able to achieve economic targets in next five years – PM"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena says due to the broad programs launched within the past four years in preventing the kidney disease there is a reduction in the spread of kidney disease."President observes reduction in spread of kidney disease in Sri Lanka"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Excerpts of the Statement by Foreign Affairs Minister Tilak Marapana, P.C. and Leader of the Sri Lanka Delegation to the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council on Agenda. Item 2 – Interactive Dialogue with the High Commissioner for Human Rights on ‘Promoting Reconciliation, Accountability and Human Rights in Sri Lanka: 20 March 2019 – Geneva “Mr. President, Madam High Commissioner/Deputy High Commissioner, Members of the Council and Delegates to the 40th Session…"Sri Lanka remains committed to achieving reconciliation – Foreign Minister Marapana"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Australia and Sri Lanka’s cooperation on shared maritime security interests in the Indian Ocean is set to rise to a new level with Indo Pacific Endeavour 2019 (IPE19) – which will see the visit to Sri Lanka of an Australian Joint Task Group comprised of Navy, Army and Air Force assets."Australia and Sri Lanka to deepen cooperation on Indian Ocean maritime security"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the government’s policy is to build a proper road network for the country and the government has made plans to create a national road system which does not change with changes in governments."Prime Minster pledges to build a proper transport network for entire public to benefit"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy said that there could be an interruption to the electricity supply in parts of the country due to a breakdown of a generator at the Norochcholai coal power plant."Power cuts likely as Norochcholai breaks down again"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Four people were killed and eight others were seriously injured in a road accident along the Colombo – Puttalam main road in the Nagawilluwa area in pre-dawn hours of Monday, according to the Puttalam Police."Fatal head-on collision kills four, injures eight"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the country’s economy is being built for the younger generation to have a hope of the future."New trade zone and steel factory in Trincomalee within the next two months – Prime Minister"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena highlighting the initiatives taken by his government towards greening said Sri Lanka is committed to achieving the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and would capitalize on nature for its development."Sri Lankan President highlights initiatives taken to address environmental challenges at UN Environment Assembly"