Governor of the Central Bank Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy has observed that while Sri Lanka faces some difficulties due to the bunching up of debt payments, Sri Lanka had never missed a payment, was not in economic danger and that the situation can be managed. He noted that recent Sri Lankan policies had improved the […]

By Dr Harsha de Silva, MP, Deputy Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs November 16, 2017, 11:56 pm Sinhala Translation Tamil Translation  At a time when the world seems to be struggling mightily to put human rights at the forefront of a global discourse burdened by conflict, fear of terrorism and radicalisation, and real […]

State Dept. hosts sendoff for Prasad Kariyawasam Sep 13, 2017 Updated From left, Assistant Chief of Protocol Gladys Boluda, Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam and Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Tom Shannon. By Aziz Haniffa WASHINGTON – Having been appointed foreign secretary in his home nation of Sri Lanka, Ambassador to the U.S. Prasad Kariyawasam was given a formal […]

Media Release Issued by SLTPB (PDF Format) The Dengue  Epidemic that has become a concern in Sri Lanka for the past few months is successfully brought under control by the measures taken by the relevant government authorities and collective effort of the general public alike, Sri Lanka Tourism confirms. Reported cases have dropped by 35-40% since mid-Julyaccording to the sources of Ministry of Health. Regular campaigns were implemented […]

“අපේක්ෂා” ඡායාරූප ප්‍රදර්ශනය “அபிலாஷை” புகைப்படக்கண்காட்சி HOPE Photography Exhibition September 2017

Monday 17th October 2016 Companies from Australia, France, Thailand, Switzerland, Pakistan and India had expressed interest in investing and starting joint ventures with Sri Lankan companies at the conclusion of the World Export Development Forum (WEDF) yesterday, which gave special focus to SMEs and fostering direct engagement between businesses, officials said yesterday. The companies focused […]

Monday 17th October 2016 A bell ringing ceremony was held at Colombo Stock Exchange yesterday to raise awareness about International Trade Centre’s (ITC) ‘SheTrades’ initiative, which seeks to connect one million women entrepreneurs to markets by 2020. The event was held in parallel with the World Export Development Forum (WEDF), organised by ITC in collaboration […]

Tuesday, 13th October 2015 By Channa Bandara Wijekoon The stage is set for the second edition of the International Film Festival of Colombo (IFFC) to be held. The very first media briefing of the six-day gala event was held at Hilton amid the media, cinema fraternity and respective officials.

Sunday Observer: Sunday 11 October 2015 The promise of enlightenment

Arts & Entertainment, At the Movies, Features, Profiles, Vol 34 No 42 | 10/10-10/16 By Andrew HamlinNorthwest Asian Weekly Scene from “With You, Without You” The 10th Annual Seattle South Asian Film Festival (SSAFF), opening on October 15th, showcases Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon), an island country near southeast India.