Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) Ship, ‘Teruzuki’, arrived at the Port of Colombo on a goodwill and training visit today (1st April). The ship was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on her arrival.
The Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL) together with the Centre for South Asian Studies, Nepal and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung are to hold the regional conference on "Preventing Terrorism and Countering Violent Extremism in South Asia" on 3rd and 4th April in Colombo.
In order to express solidarity and compassion with the brotherly people of Sri Lanka, the Government of Pakistan is dispatching three relief ships containing 3,000 Metric Tons of rice, to alleviate the effects of severe drought in Sri Lanka.
‘Sustain Lanka’ National Celebration organized in parallel to the ‘A Toxin Free Nation’ three year plan, a concept of President Maithripala Sirisena and in accordance with the Sustainable Development Goals announced by the United Nations, will be held from today (31st March ) to 4th April at BMICH.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday stressed that a political solution which paves the way to ethnic harmony and reconciliation among various religious groups was needed to fast track growth and development in the country.
President Maithripala Sirisena said that he was not prepared to make any war hero a suspect in the charges leveled against the armed forces and the government on the alleged violations of human rights during the war against terrorism.
People will be relieved of tax burden as soon as possible…
Sri Lanka has been able to build a positive international image subsequent to its ability to make changes to the economy during the last two years, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake said. The Minister points out such changes in the local economy have been recognized internationally although it is not palatable to certain extremist politicians.