While China showed its inexperience in assessing the debt management capabilities of recipient countries, the latter too approached donors with unsustainable political projects.
Colombo, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka will begin to waive off its existing visa fee for travelers from 48 countries including China from Aug. 1 as part of the island's efforts to attract more tourists into the country, Tourism Development, Wildlife and Christian Religious Affairs Minister, John Amaratunga said here Wednesday. In a media briefing held in Colombo, Amaratunga...
July 10 (PTI) - One in four children in Pakistan will not be completing primary education by the 2030 deadline of the world’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to new projections by UNESCO. The new projections of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) show that Pakistan will only be half-way to the target of 12 years of...
Sovereignty and other concerns are blocking US attempts to get Sri Lanka to accept the Status of Forces Agreement, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation scheme in toto.
These symbols of unity are often subjects of debate and differences and, occasionally, of litigation and boycott.
Despite the obstructionist tactics of political busybodies, most Sinhala-Buddhists and Muslims want peaceful co-existence on the lines of the past when harmony was the keynote.
Religious faith is personal. Culture unites different religious faiths and this must be upheld, always, says Zaithoon bin Ahamed
The Sri Lankan opposition finds the proposed Colombo-Trincomalee Economic Corridor and SOFA, besides the ACSA extended in 2017, to be against the country's interests.
Islam is a tolerant religion and Wahhabism seeks to terrorise. Islam does not compel others to embrace it. Wahhabism destroys all those opposed to it. Islam seeks to live a good life and Wahhabism seeks to restrict it.
The blasts have significantly widened the gulf between the Sinhala Buddhist majority and the minority Muslims in Sri Lanka.