SAINT PETERSBURG: Sweden reached the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in 24 years after Emil Forsberg’s deflected shot earned a scrappy 1-0 win over Switzerland on Tuesday.
Sri Lanka is expected to grow at 4.8% in 2018, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) said yesterday, but will lag behind developing Asia Pacific economies that are projected to grow at 5.5% in both 2018 and 2019.
The Government assured it would resolve the payment concerns of tea exports that are dampened by the US sanctions on Iran, as the Central Bank has now begun to negotiate with a couple of international banks to get assistance on payment term mechanism, a top Minister confirmed.
The import of poultry products has been suspended to safeguard local producers, Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Wijith Wijayamuni Zoysa told Parliament yesterday.
The John Keells Group felicitated high performing volunteers contributing to CSR initiatives of 2017/18 at its annual Volunteer Recognition Day held on 21st June 2018 at Cinnamon Lakeside.
Foreign ministers from Iran and the four world powers that still want to be a part of the nuclear agreement they signed in 2015 are set to hold talks Friday on how to maintain the deal following the withdrawal of the United States.
Rescuers will take no risks in freeing the 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand, an official said.