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High level Chinese delegation arrives in Sri Lanka for talks

High level Chinese delegation arrives in Sri Lanka for talks

Colombo, Feb 20 (NIA) - A high level Chinese delegation, headed by Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister, Kong Xuanyou arrived in Sri Lanka on Sunday night to hold bilateral discussions with the Sri Lankan government. During their two day official visit, the delegation is expected to hold talks with Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The Assistant Foreign Minister...

Saudi Arabia deported 40,000 Pakistanis citing terrorism concerns

Saudi Arabia deported 40,000 Pakistanis citing terrorism concerns

By Michael Qazvini/www.dailywire.com Saudi Arabia has deported a staggering 40,000 Pakistani migrant workers in the span of just four months, citing terrorism concerns. The Saudi Gazette reported last week that “a number of Pakistanis were held in the crimes of drug trafficking, thefts, forgery and physical assault.” Authorities feared that some of the migrant workers were linked with ISIS, or as the...

Japanese expert says Sri Lanka should befriend India and Japan to counter China

Japanese expert says Sri Lanka should befriend India and Japan to counter China

Colombo, February 16 (The New Indian Express): Dr.Satoru Nagao, Lecturer in Security Studies at the Law Faculty of Gakushuin University in Japan, advices Sri Lanka to cultivate good relations with India and India-friendly countries like Japan, to counterbalance its relations with China which could cause tension in the South Asian region. Delivering a lecture on the impact of China’s rise...

China hints patience running out as protests continue in Sri Lanka

China hints patience running out as protests continue in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Feb 16 (NIA) - Chinese businesses interested in investing in Sri Lanka may be running out of patience as protests against Chinese funded projects continue in the south of the country. Speaking at the Colombo University Alumni Association here on Wednesday, China's Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Yi Xianliang said that he had been able to persuade more than 10 'big' Chinese...

Sri Lanka, Australia vow to counter illegal people smuggling trade

Sri Lanka, Australia vow to counter illegal people smuggling trade

Colombo, Feb 15 (NIA) - Sri Lanka and Australia have agreed to further strengthen their commitment to counter the illegal people smuggling trade as several asylum seekers from Sri Lanka are arrested each year for travelling in boats illegally to Australia. Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull, have underlined the importance of continuing to counter the illegal people smuggling...

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