Sri Lanka’s Tamil opposition commend’s govt’s moves to rehabilitate political prisoners

Sri Lanka’s Tamil opposition commend’s govt’s moves to rehabilitate political prisoners

Colombo, Sept 23 (NIA) - Sri Lanka's main opposition, the Tamil National Alliance, on Friday welcomed the government's announcement to release a group of political prisoners through the process of rehabilitation. In a statement, the TNA said that in keeping with the promise given to Opposition Leader, R. Sampanthan and TNA legislator, M.A. Sumanthiran, by Justice Minister Wijayadasa Rajapaksa, Minister...

UN Chief commends Sri Lankan President’s commitment to good governance

UN Chief commends Sri Lankan President’s commitment to good governance

New York, Sept 22 (NIA) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, on Thursday, highly appreciated Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena’s total commitment to good governance and reconciliation. He made these remarks when he met President Sirisena in New York, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. President Sirisena commended the great service rendered by the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to Sri...

Outgoing Pakistani diplomat helped promote Buddhist ties between Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Outgoing Pakistani diplomat helped promote Buddhist ties between Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Colombo, September 21 (NIA): Pakistani diplomat Muhammad Daud Ehtisham ,who is leaving Sri Lanka after six years of dedicated service to the promotion of cultural ties between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, will stand out for assiduously promoting Buddhism as a bridge between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Until Ehtisham took over as Press Attache of the Pakistan High Commission six years...

Sri Lankan energy expert says current policies will lead to power cuts in 2018 and a sharp hike in power bills thereafter

Sri Lankan energy expert says current policies will lead to power cuts in 2018 and a sharp hike in power bills thereafter

Colombo, September 20 (NIA): Dr.Tilak Siyambalapitiya, former Chief Engineer (Generation Planning) in the Ceylon Electricity board (CEB), has warned that Sri Lankans will have to face load shedding in 2018 and put up with high cost power thereafter, if the government persists in rejecting cheaper coal-fired power plants, and going for the much more expensive diesel, LNG, Solar and Wind...

Sri Lanka summons Malaysian diplomat over envoy’s assault

Sri Lanka strongly condemns attack on Kashmir military base

Sept 19, (NIA) - The Sri Lankan government on Monday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on an Indian military base in Kashmir on Sunday. "Sri Lanka, as a country, that has undergone the scourge of terrorism for almost three decades resents all forms and manifestation of terrorism," the Foreign Ministry said in a statement here. "In the hour of grief, the...

Sri Lanka looks to foreign parties to help enhance oil refining capacity

Sri Lanka looks to foreign parties to help enhance oil refining capacity

Colombo, September 19 (NIA): Sri Lanka is exploring possibilities of private investment in oil refining and has invited several foreign companies, including Indian companies like Reliance, to come up with proposals, the Minister for Petroleum, Chandima Weerakkody, told the Foreign Correspondents’ Association here on Monday. He said that he will be visiting India soon to meet his Indian counterpart. Officials...

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