New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced that New Zealand will open a High Commission in Colombo, Sri Lanka, a government press release said.
President Maithripala Sirisena, who is on an official visit to Russia, held bilateral discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow yesterday.
Sri Lanka and Russia have pledged to enhance long term economic cooperation and affirmed to build a strong foundation to take bilateral relations to a new high.
The European Union (EU) welcoming the government's engagement with United Nationas Human Rights Council (UNHRC) said it fully acknowledge progress made in Sri Lanka in terms of advancing the broader human rights agenda and restoring fundamental freedoms.
Interest rates are going up, according to an announcement by the Central Bank (CB) on Friday following a meeting of the Monetary Board.
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Harsha De Silva has reiterated that Sri Lanka is committed to the reconciliation process.
Russia and Sri Lanka are in discussions over a contract on the delivery of Gepard 3.
Following a tip-off, six persons including four foreigners who dived in ‘Thalaramba’ coastal area in North to take photographs of marine animals without due approval were arrested yesterday, Navy said.
The 77th National Day of Pakistan was celebrated today at the Pakistani High Commission in Colombo.