The $1.4 billion Colombo Port City was agreed between China and Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapakse, one of several projects to raise fears that the strategically important location was…
Sri Lanka government leaders had agreed to stick to a reform programme following a meeting with IMF managing director Christine Lagarde in Washington.
The government is considering the offer because of 'difficulty in borrowing money after recent ratings downgrades', the source said.
Sri Lanka's armed forces crushed the Tamil Tiger separatist rebels in 2009 in a no-holds barred offensive that ended a 37-year war that left 100,000 people dead.
Sri Lanka's Central Bank said that a further request to the RBI for another SWAP arrangement of $ 1 billion is 'under consideration'.
Jayawardena sought an order directing the police chief scrutinise Sirisena's mental state. The petition called for a medical report on the President's mental status.
The leadership will be formed along with the like-minded parties such as Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), the Jathika Hela Urumya and the Tamil Progressive Alliance TPA.
Addressing a public gathering at Nochchiyagama in the north-central province on Sunday, Rajapaksa, now the main opposition leader, said the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) could make political…
According to the subjects gazette published on Saturday, Sirisena has kept control of the police department under him as the minister of defence.
Ajith P Perera, a United National Party (UNP) spokesman, said no parliamentary election would be held before February 2020 when President Maithripala Sirisena could sack the assembly.
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLPF) organisers were summoned on Monday for the special meeting at the President's house and were briefed about the party's future plans and restructuring activities…
Some areas in the affected districts received more than 350 mm of rainfall last night, causing flash floods.
President Sirisena on Thursday named a 30-member Cabinet while reportedly rejecting some of Prime Minister Wickremesinghe's nominees.
During the last day of the legislature for 2018, MPs voted 102 to six to approve an interim budget to pay for urgent government expenditure in the first four months of 2019.
Sirisena reinstated Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister on Sunday after the Supreme Court threw out his attempt to dissolve parliament and hold early elections in the Indian Ocean nation.