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Navy continues to thwart fishing practices conducted using explosives

Special operations conducted by the Navy in Mannar and Erakkandi on 17th and 20th January 2022 led to the seizure of 11 water gel sticks,...

Rear Admiral Saman Perera assumes duties as Flag Officer Commanding Naval Fleet

Rear Admiral Saman Perera assumed duties as Flag Officer Commanding Naval Fleet (FOCNF) at the office of FOCNF in the Naval Dockyard, Trincomalee on 20th...

Foreign Minister discusses range of projects with Korean Speaker

Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris hosted a Lunch on 20 January, 2022 in honour of the visiting Korean Delegation headed by the Speaker of the...

New members to serve in the Committee on Parliamentary Business appointed

The Hon. Speaker of Parliament Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena announced to the House on January (20) that new members to serve in the Committee on Parliamentary...

Lord Tariq Ahmad: UK State Minister for South Asia, United Nations and the Commonwealth

The United Kingdom’s State Minister for South Asia, United Nations and the Commonwealth, Lord Tariq Ahmad said that Sri Lanka’s programme to empower human rights...

Renovated ‘Sirimathipaya’ Prime Minister’s Office opened under patronage of President and Prime Minister

The renovated ‘Sirimathipaya,’ the Prime Minister’s Office at Flower Road, Colombo, was declared open by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in January...

Decision on Adjournment Debate which is to be held tomorrow

The adjournment debate on the government's policy statement will be held for the third day tomorrow (21).

Chief of Naval Staff of Bangladesh meets Commander of the Navy

The Chief of Naval Staff of Bangladesh, Admiral M Shaheen Iqbal, who is currently on a four-day official visit to Sri Lanka, met with Commander...

MICE Tourism in Sri Lanka promoted in Indonesia

As part of the Economic Diplomacy initiatives undertaken by the Sri Lanka Embassy in Indonesia, a webinar to promote Sri Lanka as a MICE destination...

Current Affairs

Milad-Un-Nabi National Celebration held under the patronage of the Prime Minister

The Milad-Un-Nabi National Celebration was held under the patronage of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees last night (19th October).

HE the President Refreshes Memories in Fort, Gajaba Regiment on Army Day

HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s participation in the 72nd Army Day Anniversary celebration agenda at Anuradhapura, Saliyapura Gajaba Regiment’s Regimental HQ on Sunday (10) is...

President joins special event organized to mark 20th anniversary of 9/11 terror attacks

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa attended the special commemorative event organized in front of the Manhattan Memorial in the United States to mark the 20th anniversary of...

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s special address to the nation

 President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s special address to the nation

Hajj Message

The Hajj festival is a spiritual celebration that displays the spirit of mutual understanding, compassion and exchange of fond greetings among the Islamdevotees the world...

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa Addresses the 77th Session of UNESCAP

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, today via a video message, addressed the opening segment of the 77th Session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission...

Nekath Seettuwa’ presented to President

Following the ancient customs and traditions, the ‘Nekath Seettuwa’, the table of auspicious times for this year’s Sinhala and Tamil New Year was presented to...

National ‘Aluth Sahal Mangalya’ held under President’s patronage

The National ‘Aluth Sahal Mangalya’ (New Rice Festival) one of the most venerated ancient agricultural rituals to offer the maiden harvest of Maha season to...

Coherent strategy to boost local apparel industry

Garment owners assure President of meeting export targets

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