(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka Navy sources indicate that 8 Sri Lankans were on board the fuel freighter that is reported to have been hijacked by Somali pirates off the seas of Djibouti on Monday (14). The vessel had been carrying fuel from Djibouti to Somalia’s Capital, Mogadishu."8 Sri Lankan crew members in vessel hijacked by Somali pirates"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka sent the largest ever contingent of food and beverage exporting companies to ‘Gulfood 2017’, the world’s largest annual food and drink exhibition event in Dubai, to promote its tea, food."Sri Lanka promotes tea, food at world’s largest exhibition in Dubai"
(INDONESIA, LANKAPUVATH) – President Maithripala Sirisena, who is on a state visit to Indonesia to attend the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Leaders’ Summit, met with the Indonesian President Joko Widodo, on Wednesday (08)."Indonesia and Sri Lanka to strengthen trade and economic ties"
(TORONTO, LANKAPUVATH) – Toronto Mayor John Tory is to lead a trade mission to India and Sri Lanka, The Star reported."Toronto Mayor to lead trade mission to India and Sri Lanka"