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A telephone conversation between the President of Egypt and the President of Sri Lanka regarding the experience of anti-terrorism

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi and President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Rajapaksa had a telephone conversation where they discussed efforts to exchange multifaceted experiences between...

Sri Lanka’s economy contracts 3.6% in 2020

Sri Lanka’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted 3.6 percent in 2020 compared to 2.3 percent expansion in 2019, displaying the severity of the disruptions...

Decision taken to close all BreadTalk outlets from March 20, 2021 until further notice

The Board of Directors of FoodBuzz (Pvt) Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of RIL Properties PLC, has decided to temporarily suspend its business operations. Accordingly, all...

An individual has been arrested in the area of Rajagiriya with 2kg of heroin

An individual has been arrested in the area of Rajagiriya while in possession of more than 2kg of heroin, says the Police Spokesperson DIG...

Thirty-five police officers including Director Crimes transferred

Thirty-five police officers including the Director of the Crimes Division and three senior DIGs have been transferred, police said. They said a Deputy Inspector General...

President wants the Sinopharm vaccine given emergency use approval in SL

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa wants the Sinopharm vaccine given emergency use approval in Sri Lanka, by expediting the required process. The President has instructed the health...

Adani Group to partner with John Keells Holdings & SL Port Authority

India's Adani Ports said it will have a 51% stake in the West Container Terminal (WCT) of the Colombo Port and it had received...

New laws to stop felling coconut trees without permission

New laws will be introduced to stop the felling of coconut trees without permission in the future, Plantation Industries and Export Agriculture Minister Ramesh...

Cabinet of Ministers has granted approval to obtain an aircraft for goods transportation on lease to SriLankan

The Cabinet of Ministers has granted approval to obtain an aircraft for goods transportation on lease to Sri Lankan Aviation Company Limited. The Cabinet approval...

SL Rupee hits Rs. 200 against US dollar

The Sri Lankan Rupee has further depreciated against the US Dollar as the selling rate exceeded Rs 200 on Tuesday (16), the third time...

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