Items filtered by date: August 2018

President Maithripala Sirisena in Kathmandu

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Kathmandu, Nepal yesterday afternoon to attend the fourth Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multisectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), which will be held in Kathmandu today and tomorrow. Nepal’s Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Ishwar Pokhrel welcoming the President at the airport.


People want MR as leader - GOTA

It is not a matter of whether Mahinda Rajapaksa can contest for the Presidency once again or not, as long as whoever becomes the President at the next election forms a government with him (Mahinda) as the Prime Minister, former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said.


CDS Wijegunaratne to be arrested

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) yesterday (29), informed Colombo Fort Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne that they will be arresting current Chief of Defence Staff Ravi Wijeguneratne and producing him in Court on charges of providing facilities for former Navy Lieutenant Commander Prasad Hettiarachchi, alias ‘Navy Sampath’ to hide.


Heavyweights hanker for policy patronage

Half-a-dozen of Sri Lanka’s highest net worth business leaders yesterday backed to the hilt stronger policy consistency and implementation by the Government, acknowledging that the private sector was becoming increasingly frustrated by perceived policy stagnation but remained keen to engage with officials.


SriLankan Airlines increases capacity between Colombo and Singapore

SriLankan Airlines is significantly expanding its capacity on the Colombo-Singapore-Colombo route with the introduction of wide bodied Airbus A330 aircraft that are equipped with the latest inflight entertainment systems, luxurious seating and on-board cuisine that is among the finest in the sky, to provide the highest levels of customer satisfaction.

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