On 9 October, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Russian Federation Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka, accompanied by Sanja Jayatilleka, attended the All-Russian Youth Forum ‘Future,’ organised at the initiative of Sergey B. Ivanov, Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on the Issues of Environmental Activities, Environment and Transport, who previously served as the Russian Minister of Defence, First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia and the Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration. Dr. Jayatilleka delivered a speech at one of the Forum’s sections, entitled ‘Role of Youth in Politics and Russia’s International Affairs’ and moderated by International Human Rights Committee Vice President Alexander Ionov.
Sri Lanka and the UK have had talks on post Brexit issues Sri Lanka will face, especially if there is no deal reached between the EU and the UK.
Sri Lanka’s Ambassador-designate to the State of Kuwait, U.L. Mohammed Jauhar paid a courtesy call on Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on October 1 and presented copies of his Letters of Credence.
The United States is assisting more than 15,000 Sri Lankan farmers through a project which focuses on increasing the dairy sector’s commercial sustainability, quality and safety, the US Embassy in Colombo said today.
Commonwealth countries are meeting this week in Negombo, Sri Lanka to decide on a work plan to help save the world’s mangroves.
ඊජිප්තුවෙන් සහ චීනයෙන් පමණක් ලොකු ළූණු ආනයනය කිරීමට පියවර ගෙන ඇති බව පාරිභෝගික කටයුතු අධිකාරිය සඳහන් කරයි.
Australia has noted concerns over a Chinese funded port in Sri Lanka and China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
Bahrain says there is a high demand for Sri Lankan workers due to the high competence, loyalty and hardworking characteristics they show towards their chosen fields.
Senior Sri Lankan career diplomat Esala Weerakoon has been appointed as the new Secretary-General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced yesterday Oct 6.
Pakistan has cancelled the appointment of a retired military officer as its envoy to Sri Lanka, after Defence Minister raised objections, the IANS news service reported.
The Attorney General’s Department of Singapore is considering the Sri Lankan Government’s request to extradite former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran, Attorney General's coordinating officer Nishara Jayaratne said.
The initial outlay on Sri Lanka’s largest vocational skilling project has now increased by a huge 60% from its first value. “Due to some important revisions and re-assessments on ground, the project value has been boosted by another US $ 30 Mn to total at US $ 80 Mn.
After UNIDO’s successful training sessions in bamboo based production for Sri Lankan artisans, the next phase of the pioneering series is now scheduled to start next week.
හිටපු ආරක්ෂක ලේකම් ගෝඨාභය රාජපක්ෂ මහතාට එරෙහිව මාධ්යවේදී ලසන්ත වික්රමතුංග මහතාගේ දියණිය විසින් ගොනු කර තිබූ නඩුව විභාග කිරීම ඊයේ (7දා) කැලිපෝනියා අධිකරණය විසින් අවලංගු කර ඇත.
අපරාධ පරීක්ෂණ දෙපාර්තමේන්තුවේ රහස් වාර්තා කිහිපයක් ජිනීවා මානව හිමිකම් කවුන්සිලයේ නිලධාරීන්ට ලැබීමේ සිද්ධියක් එම කවුන්සිලයෙන්ම හෙළිවී ඇත.
The European Union (EU) has provided Euro 40 million for the implementation of Strengthening Transformation, Reconciliation and Inclusive Democratic Engagement (STRIDE) Project.
UK’s Counter-terror police have arrested four Sri Lankans after arriving at Luton Airport on suspicion of being members of a banned organisation.
Korea is grateful to Sri Lanka for its support on the Korean peninsula issue, the Korean Embassy in Sri Lanka said.
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