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Today’s weather forecast

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts after 2.00 p.m.

Navy comes to aid, safely transfers injured foreign national ashore for medical attention

In a display of swift response, the Sri Lanka Navy today (20th April 2024) stepped in to provide crucial assistance in transferring a foreign national...

President Visits Ambewela Dairy Farm; Directs to Enhance Tourist Facilities

President Ranil Wickremesinghe visited the Ambewela Dairy Farm, which boasts state-of-the-art technology, this morning (20) to assess its advancement. This visit marks the President’s return...

Enhancing School Nutrition: Fortified Rice Distribution Initiative Commences

The distribution of fortified rice, provided by the World Food Program (WFP) on behalf of the program initiated under the instructions of President Ranil Wickremesinghe,...

Sri Lankans rescued from cyber scam trafficking in Myanmar safely repatriated to Sri Lanka

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in coordination with Sri Lanka Missions in Myanmar and Thailand successfully facilitated the repatriation of eight Sri Lankans who were...

Navy conducts blood donation campaign

As part of another Naval Social Responsibility (NSR) initiative, a blood donation campaign, organized by the Southern Naval Command, was held at the Command Hospital...

Sarvodaya founder Dr. A. T. Ariyaratne passes away at 92

Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement of Sri Lanka founder Sri Lankabhimanya Dr. A. T. Ariyaratne, passed away yesterday (16). He has passed away at the age of...

President Embarks on Observation Tour to Revitalize Tourism Industry in Scenic Nuwara Eliya

President Ranil Wickremesinghe visited the Court Lodge Estate, owned by the Udupusellawa Plantation Company in Nuwara Eliya yesterday morning (16) to explore opportunities for the...

New online visa system from today

The new visa process and the online visa application portal of the Department of Immigration and Emigration were implemented today (17).

National Oil Anointing Ceremony held under the patronage of PM

National oil anointing ceremony of Sinhala and Hindu New Year Festival was held today (15) at Wattala Hendala Purana Rajamaha Vihara under the patronage of...

Current Affairs

Global disparities between developing and developed nations have grown due to technology gaps and concerns of weapons of mass destruction

President Ranil Wickremesinghe commended President Yoweri Museveni for assuming leadership at the 19th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit in Kampala, Uganda.

Districts Allocated Rs. 11,250 Million in Decentralized Budget after 3 Year Hiatus

President Ranil Wickremesinghe announced today that the district decentralized budget for this year amounts to Rs. 11,250 million, marking a significant allocation after a hiatus...

The President Participates in Christmas Carols at the Presidential Secretariat premises

President Ranil Wickremesinghe inaugurated the annual special Christmas carol concert and celebration organized collaboratively by the Presidential Secretariat, the Tourism Development Board, the Armed Forces...

Government pledges support for spice industry revival

  President says addressing the 19th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Spice Council.

Let's collectively advance the 13th Amendment to the Constitution for the future betterment of the nation

Let's collectively advance the 13th Amendment to the Constitution for the future betterment of the nation    Pending parliamentary approval, the amendment to the...

Reformative changes are being made to increase the representation of women in politics  - President Ranil Wickremesinghe 

  During a meeting with students from Girls' High School Kandy, President Ranil Wickremesinghe expressed his strong commitment to increasing women's representation in politics through...

President Ranil Wickremesinghe highlights Asia’s significance at the Nikkei Forum on the Future of Asia in Japan

President Ranil Wickremesinghe took the stage at the ‘Nikkei Forum: Future of Asia’ held in Tokyo, Japan today (25). During his address, the President emphasized...

The rivalries/conflicts of the great powers cannot hinder Sri Lanka's access to the Indian-African market

- The President emphasizes during a discussion with the Harvard • Developed Sri Lanka through the 25-year new reformist program of the government• Inviting the...

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