(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – India yesterday (23rd Nov.) reiterated its firm commitment to partner with Sri Lanka on projects of mutual interest."India keen to strengthen economic ties with Sri Lanka: President Kovind"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka for the third time, won World No Tobacco Day Award – 2017, bestowed by the World Health Organization (WHO) for the WHO Regions for their accomplishments in the area of tobacco control."Sri Lanka receives World No Tobacco Day Award for third time"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena says the government will provide all the facilities necessary for the advancement of the indigenous traditional medicine of Sri Lanka while giving due respect to the field."Govt. will provide all facilities necessary for advancement of traditional medicine of Sri Lanka – President"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Secretary to the President, Austin Fernando emphasized the importance of the tasks entrusted to criminal investigation officials. He said that their task is of immense importance to the quest for justice and fight crimes, corruption and frauds."Criminal investigators face many a challenge – Secretary to the President"
(ZIMBABWE, LANKAPUVATH) – Zimbabwe’s incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has hailed a “new and unfolding democracy” after returning from exile to replace Robert Mugabe."Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa promises jobs in ‘new democracy’"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Minister of Justice and Foreign Employment Thalatha Athukorala says due to the mediation of Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) 115 migrant workers who did not receive wages were paid Rs. 51.64 million as salary arrears from January this year."SLBFE pays Rs. 51 million this year as compensation to migrant workers"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lankan Prime Minister Rani Wickremesinghe who arrived in the Indian capital of New Delhi on Wednesday will hold extensive talks with his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow with an aim to lift the momentum of bilateral ties."Sri Lankan Prime Minister to hold discussions with Indian Premier today"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), the cricket authority Wednesday confirmed that it would explore the possibility of recruiting Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusingha for the post of National Head Coach."Sri Lanka Cricket considering Chandika Hathurusinghe for post of National Head Coach"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has granted Sri Lanka USD 350 million of financial assistance for two development projects."ADB grants Sri Lanka USD 350 million for development of road networks and wind power project"