(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa delivering the Inaugural Address at the Indian Ocean Conference (IOC) held in Abu Dhabi on Saturday emphasized that everyone in the region should work together to revive the economy after the COVID-19 pandemic situation."Sri Lankan President calls on everyone in the region to work together to revive the regional economy"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Colombo High Court Trial-at-Bar today ordered to release of several accused including former Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake, former Central Bank Governor Arjun Mahendran and Perpetual Treasury Director Arjun Aloysius from 11 charges out of 22 in connection with the Central Bank Bond Scam issue in 2016."Ravi, Mahendran and others released from 11 charges in bond scam case"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – A special meeting of party leaders is scheduled to be held today (06) at 8.30 am under the chairmanship of Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena."Speaker to chair a special party leaders’ meeting today as Opposition MPs continue to boycott parliament"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) says that an immediate investigation should be carried out into how the Sri Lankan woman infected with the Omicron variant entered the country even though she had not been vaccinated."GMOA questions how the unvaccinated woman infected with omicron variant entered the country"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The human remains of Diyawadanage Don Nandasiri Priyantha Kumara who was killed by a mob in Sialkot area in Pakistan on 03 December 2021 will be dispatched to Sri Lanka on 06 December 2021 through Sri Lankan Airlines at state cost, the Foreign Ministry said."Sri Lanka Foreign Ministry coordinates repatriation of remains of Sri Lankan executive killed in Pakistan"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga says there are no plans to close the country again. He emphasizes that the government will take further action in this regard as per the health guidelines."Sri Lanka Tourism Minister says no plans to close the country again"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Accounting for 65% of all national exports and 85% of all national industrial exports, the Board of Investment today announced that total export earnings recorded as at date for the year, from enterprises under its purview,have surpassedexport revenues with the corresponding year-to-datevalue achieved in 2019."BOI enterprises export revenues, record 2019 values"
(LANKAPUVATH | LAHORE) – Sri Lankan High Commissioner Mohan Vijay Vikrama has assured that the Sialkot lynching will have no impact on the two countries’ amicable relations."Sialkot incident will have no impact on the two countries’ friendly ties – SL High Commissioner"
(LANKAPUVATH | LAHORE) – The body of deceased Sri Lankan Priyantha Kumara was dispatched to Colombo from Lahore through Air Lanka Flt UL186 today."Remains of Priyantha Kumara airlifted to Colombo"
DTW InternationalPrivate Limited in collaboration with UPL Limited and Clarke recently introduced Natular DT,a mosquito breeding sites controlling product designed to aid Sri Lanka in the fight against dengue and Culex mosquito-borne illnesses."DTW International Private Limited Introduces ‘Natular DT’in Sri Lanka"