President Mahinda Rajapaksa has hailed Chinese President Xi Jinping’s initiative of 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, saying the economic corridor bears significance to Sri Lanka’s development, Xinhua reported yesterday.
Fifth annual South East Asian Central Banks (SEACEN) Deputy Governors’ Financial Stability Forum and the Fifth High Level Seminar for the Deputy Governors were held at the Auditorium of Central Bank from September 11 to 12.
The State Children’s Drama festival 2014 co-organized by the Department of Cultural Affairs and the Panel of Drama of the Sri Lanka Arts Council under the instructions of the Ministry of Culture and the Arts will commence at the New Town Hall Colombo 07 at 5.00 pm today (15).
Israel bombarded the southern Gaza town of Rafah on Saturday as troops searched for an officer they believe was captured by Hamas in an ambush that shattered a humanitarian ceasefire and set the stage for a major escalation of the 26-day-old war, agency reports from Gaza City and Gaza Strip said.
Arrangements have been made to hold an international research symposium by the Sri Lanka Council for Agricultural Research Policy (SLCARP) of the Ministry of Agriculture at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Independence Square in Colombo on August 11 and 12.
The number of dead in the conflict in Gaza reached more than 200, agency reports said quoting a Palestinian official said on Wednesday, as cross-border attacks continued with rockets from militants in the Gaza Strip and airstrikes from the Israeli military.
Sri Lanka’s new High Commissioner to India, Prof Sudharshan Seneviratne said that there was a need to redefine diplomacy to include shared histories, culture and heritage of countries, in addition to economic and political ties. Rather than trying to resolve issues by using a “drab, dry language of diplomacy,” it was important to look at Read More
The 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scout Group celebrated the Centenary celebrations with a Guinness World-Record by creating the world largest neckerchief and the world largest woggle.