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First sitting of the new year on January 17

 Committee on Parliamentary Business decides to hold Parliament sittings on Tuesday the 13th instead of next Saturday the 10th. Third reading vote of the Budget...

Coordinated assistance program supported by multilateral financial institutions is required for Sri Lanka’s recovery – WB, ADB, IMF, AIIB

World Bank (WB), Asian Development Bank (ADB), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) representatives decided that a coordinated assistance program supported...

Measures taken to introduce a strong new economic system that can face 2050 - President

  President Ranil Wickremesinghe stated that steps would be taken to introduce a strong new economic system that can face 2050 without implementing economic reforms that...

Fostering goodwill and solidarity through charity: Donation of medical supplies to Sri Lanka from the Philippines

  The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Manila facilitated the donation of five thousand (5,000) units of peritoneal dialysis solutions to Sri Lanka from the Chairman...

Russian envoy meets State Minister of Defence

Russian Ambassador to Sri Lanka His Excellency Yuri Materiy paid a courtesy call on the State Minister of Defence Hon. Premitha Bandara Tennakoon at the...

Navy wins big at "Dr Nihal Jinasena Memorial Cup Annual Sailing Regatta – 2022"  

  The Navy sailing team recorded many wins at the "Dr Nihal Jinasena Memorial Cup Annual Sailing Regatta – 2022" held in the alluring waters of...

Scholarships for Advance Level students through the President’s Fund

A scholarship program utilizing funds from the President’s Fund has been initiated under the directives of President Ranil Wickremesinghe for students who have passed the...

Felicitation ceremony organized by the learned community for President Ranil Wickremesinghe on his completion of 50 years at the Bar

The ethnic, religious issues and other genuine concerns of the people could be put behind the past to prevent a break up of unity and...

A new mobile application (App) for the safety of tourists – Minister, Hon. Harin Fernando

Minister of Tourism and Lands Hon. Harin Fernando said that a new mobile application (App) will be introduced for the safety of tourists coming to...

The Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Sri Lanka pays a courtesy call on the Speaker of Parliament

The Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Sri Lanka His Excellency Khalid Hamoud Nasser Aldasam Alkahtani paid a courtesy call on Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana, the...

Current Affairs

Budget Speech – 2023 Sri Lanka, Towards a New Beginning Approach

Budget Speech – 2023 Sri Lanka, Towards a New Beginning Approach

Developing countries are the worst affected by rising emissions from the industrialized world, and must be compensated – President Ranil Wickremesinghe emphasizes at COP 27

Developing countries are the worst affected by rising emissions from the industrialized world, and must be compensated – President Ranil Wickremesinghe emphasizes at COP 27

President Wickremesinghe meets UN Secretary General

  President Ranil Wickremesinghe met the United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, upon his arrival in Egypt, Cairo.

The country has a very competitive tea industry that needs to be modernized - President

President Ranil Wickremesinghe noted that the government is aiming at an agriculture modernization programme in which tea will have a prominent place. He said that...

Government ready for prudent economic management following successful debt restructuring - President 

• The country lost Rs. 700 billion due to wrong economic policies in the past • The inflation rate increased to 70 per cent since Rs....

Government is ready to overcome the worst economic crisis in the history of this country- President tells the Parliament.

President Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the country is facing the worst economic crisis in its history and the government is ready to overcome the challenge...

The statement made by President Ranil Wickremesinghe while participating in the vote of condolence on the demise of HM Queen Elizabeth II

The statement made by President Ranil Wickremesinghe while participating in the vote of condolence on the demise of HM Queen Elizabeth II, moved in the...

President meets Sri Lankan Diaspora in UK

President meets Sri Lankan Diaspora in UK • Invites them to invest in Sri Lanka

Multi-Sector Combined Mechanism for Empowering Rural Economic Revitalization Centres to ensure food security and Nutrition 

Multi-Sector Combined Mechanism for Empowering Rural Economic Revitalization Centres to ensure food security and Nutrition 

Interim Budget Speech – 2022

Interim Budget Speech – 2022 Amendment to the Appropriation Act, No. 30 of 2021

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