Sri Lanka’s export revenue grows 23% in 2021

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Sri Lanka has recorded an export revenue of USD 15.12 billion for the year 2021, according to Trade Minister Bandula Gunawardena. This is an increase...

Sri Lanka foreign minister briefs diplomatic corps on human rights progress

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Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris addressed the diplomatic corps at the Foreign Ministry Auditorium on Wednesday (January 26) during the first diplomatic briefing for...

Board of directors of Trinco Petroleum Terminal Ltd. announced

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The board of directors of the Trinco Petroleum Terminal Pvt. Ltd., the subsidiary company established for the joint development of 61 oil tanks at...

Turkey foreign minister arrives in Sri Lanka

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The Foreign Minister of Turkey, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu arrived in Sri Lanka today (January 28) for a one-day official visit. Accompanied by a delegation of 13...

Amendments to Prevention of Terrorism Act published

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The Sri Lankan government on Thursday (January 27) published the amendments made to the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) No. 48 of 1979. Thereby, the...

Ranil’s writ against PCoI recommendations fixed for consideration

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The writ application filed by former PM Ranil Wickremesinghe against the recommendations of the Presidential Commission to Investigate into Political Victimization has been fixed...

SLAF to get new 12-storied hospital complex

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Foundation stone was laid for a new state-of the art proposed 12-storied hospital complex for the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) yesterday (Jan 27)...

‘SPEAT Force’ launched to thwart corruption and misconduct in prisons

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‘Sri Lanka Prisons Emergency Action and Tactical Force’ (SPEAT Force) was introduced to thwart corruption and misconduct in prisons and to control such issues...

SC grants leave to proceed with case against PTA’s de-radicalization regulations

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The Supreme Court today granted leave to proceed in a case filed by the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) and its Executive Director Dr....

Railway unions cry foul on acts of fraud in purchasing carriages

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The Railway Trade Union Alliance has highlighted a 2018 purchase of 160 Indian railway carriages at a cost of over USD 80 million that...