WEF Chairman Prof. Klaus Schwab Pledges Support To Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has hold held an open discussion with the Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Professor Klaus Schwab at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The Chairman has highlighted a proposal tabled by…
No Increase In Lottery Ticket Price

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the Ministry of Finance to maintain the price of a lottery ticket at 20 rupees. Speaking at a media briefing this afternoon, State Minister of Finance Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena conveyed the decision. Protests were staged…
Water Board Assures Uninterrupted Supply

The National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWS&DB) assures its utmost in providing an uninterrupted water supply owing to the impending drought. The Chairman of the Board Mr. K. Ansar stated that they have implemented plans to successfully face the…
Time Period For The Registration Of Tea Estates Ends Today

The time period allocated for the registration of tea estates across the island ends today (15). The Commissioner General of Tea Jayantha Edirisinghe states that there is an immense interest among tea estate owners to register tea lands. The Sri…
Joint Opposition Also To Field A Common Candidate

The Joint Opposition (JO) says that they will also field a candidate for the next Presidential Election which will be held in 2020. This clearly shows that they do not have a suitable candidate among them to face the next…
Drinking Water Left Only For Two More Months: NW&SDB

The Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWS&DB) has announced that there is a shortage of water in Sri Lanka due to the current drought. Therefore, there will be water cuts if these conditions continue. If the present conditions continue to…
Next Four Months Are Crucial: NFF

The National Freedom Front (NFF) states that several decisions will be reached during the next four months that are crucial for the country. Speaking at a media briefing today, the Media Spokesman of the NFF Mohamed Muzammil said that the arrest…
Commonwealth Offers Technical Assistance On Constitutional Reforms

Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Patricia Scotland has stated that Commonwealth was delighted to give technical assistance to the constitutional reform process in Sri Lanka, particularly to make sure minorities feel represented. The Secretary-General made these remarks when she met with…