The second round of talks between India and Sri Lanka on comprehensive civil nuclear cooperation was held on 5-6 May 2014 in Colombo. The two delegations were led by senior government officials of the respective countries. The talks were held in a warm and cordial atmosphere, on the draft text of a comprehensive Agreement on Bilateral Civil Nuclear Cooperation.
Sri Lanka requested Australia’s fullest cooperation in combating terrorist financing and other activities in the region directed towards the revival of terrorism in any form, when Professor G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, met Ms. Julie Bishop, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Australia, for bilateral discussions in the Australian Parliament on Monday( 5th May 2014).
The Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute, released its findings from the seminar “Unleash Your Mind for Tomorrow: Spurring the Growth of Innovation in Sri Lanka” on last Friday (May 02) in the presence of Prof. Tissa Vitharana, the Minister (Senior) for Scientific Affairs.
The Met Department says atmospheric disturbances has intensified in to a low pressure area and has located to the west of Sri Lanka. Due to the active cloudiness associated with the system sudden increase of wind speed (70-80 kmph) over the island and sea areas around the island is possible.