(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – In response to serous oil and hazardous chemical spills triggered by the fire that broke out on a ship carrying hazardous substances in May, the European Union is directing €200,000 (over 48 million Sri Lankan rupees) in humanitarian funding to provide crucial assistance."EU provides Rs, 48 million in emergency relief to victims of cargo ship fire in Sri Lanka"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka is to receive 78,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine in July, the Government said today."Sri Lanka to get Pfizer & another batch of AstraZeneca vaccines"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Veteran dancer Kulasiri Budawatta has passed away at the age of 71."Veteran dancer Kulasiri Budawatta has passed away"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga says Immigration and Emigration facilities at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) at Katunayake will be expanded with the aim is to reduce air passenger congestion."Immigration and Emigration Facilities at Bandaranaike International Airport at Katunayake expanded"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announces the newest C-series smartphone – Nokia C20."The Nokia C20 – stunning and reliable Finnish quality for an affordable price"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka and the leader of the United National Party (UNP) was sworn in as a new Member of Parliament before the Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena this morning."Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka sworn in as a member of parliament"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka reported that 71 deaths due to COVID-19 occurred on Monday, June 21, 2021."Sri Lanka confirms 71 Covid-19 deaths for Monday, toll exceed 2,700"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Mapping the future of the tourism sector in Sri Lanka is vital for the country’s economic recovery post COVID-19. In line with this, the Ministry of Tourism initiated a process to develop a National Tourism Policy for Sri Lanka early this year."UNDP assistance to create an inclusive National Tourism Policy for Sri Lanka"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A UN team of oil spill and chemical experts, provided by the European Union (EU), is working with the Sri Lankan Government to assess the impact on the environment caused by the MV X-press Pearl disaster, the UN in Sri Lanka announced."UN-EU experts to assist Sri Lanka address the environmental impact of MV X-Press Pearl disaster"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Travel restrictions imposed islandwide to control the third wave of Coronavirus epidemic will be lifted tomorrow, exactly a month after they were imposed, subject to strict conditions."Travel restrictions are to be lifted tomorrow under strict conditions"