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Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe to continue as Governor for next 6 years

Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe to continue as Governor for next 6 years

Jul 1, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe has received his letter of appointment as the Governor of the Central Bank of ... Read More

World Bank assures support to Sri Lanka

World Bank assures support to Sri Lanka

Jun 30, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The World Bank’s Country Director for Sri Lanka Faris Hadad-Zervos said that the World Bank would extend ... Read More

Kanchana holds talks to secure more jobs for Lankans in Qatar

Kanchana holds talks to secure more jobs for Lankans in Qatar

Jun 30, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera has held discussions with Qatari authorities regarding new job opportunities ... Read More

GL meets Commonwealth Foreign Ministers

GL meets Commonwealth Foreign Ministers

Jun 29, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Minister of Foreign Affairs Prof. G.L. Peiris met with the Foreign Ministers and Heads of delegations of ... Read More

Thousand MT of rice under Chinese grant reaches Sri Lanka

Thousand MT of rice under Chinese grant reaches Sri Lanka

Jun 29, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Forty-four containers of 1,000 metric tons of rice donated by the Chinese people to Sri Lankan students ... Read More

High-Level US delegation meets President

High-Level US delegation meets President

Jun 27, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The High-level US Delegation that visited Sri Lanka to explore ways that the US can support the ... Read More

Top US officials visiting Sri Lanka meet PM for talks

Top US officials visiting Sri Lanka meet PM for talks

Jun 27, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The high-level delegation of officials representing the US State Department and the Treasury Department met Prime Minister ... Read More

Grama Niladharis to register vehicle owners to provide fuel

Grama Niladharis to register vehicle owners to provide fuel

Jun 27, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Minister of Energy Kanchana Wijesekera says that steps will be taken to register vehicle owners from today ... Read More

High-level US delegation arrives in Sri Lanka

High-level US delegation arrives in Sri Lanka

Jun 26, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A high-level delegation including officials from the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of ... Read More

Litro says no gas until 6th July

Litro says no gas until 6th July

Jun 24, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Litro informs the public to not to wait in queues to buy gas until the 6th of ... Read More

Diplomats from Southeast Asian Countries meet President

Diplomats from Southeast Asian Countries meet President

Jun 23, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Ambassadors and High Commissioners from the Southeast Asia region called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The meeting was ... Read More

PM begins talks with India’s Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra

PM begins talks with India’s Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra

Jun 23, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has commenced discussions with Secretary to the Ministry of External Affairs of India, ... Read More

August and December school holidays will be short – Susil

August and December school holidays will be short – Susil

Jun 21, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Minister of Education Susil Premajayantha says the August and December school holidays will be reduced in order ... Read More

Entrances of the Presidential Secretariat blocked by protesters

Entrances of the Presidential Secretariat blocked by protesters

Jun 20, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Protesters at Galle Face Green have blocked the remaining two entrances of the Presidential Secretariat earlier today. ... Read More

Two Secretaries appointed by President

Two Secretaries appointed by President

Jun 18, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has taken steps to appoint Secretaries to the Ministry of Women, Child Affairs and ... Read More