President Maithripala Sirisena in his capacity as the Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces has promoted 38 senior army officers to their next rank in commemoration of National War Heroes Day, which falls on Sunday (May 19). MORE..
18 May 2019 (12:45 AM)
In his statement for Vesak Poya Day, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says, leading lives of mutual understanding and coexistence is the only way since fighting over religious and cultural differences will wreak destruction all around. MORE..
18 May 2019 (10:36 AM)
Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, accused by rights groups of war crimes during the final months of Sri Lanka s long-running civil war a decade ago, has confirmed he plans to run for the presidency in the wake of the Easter Sunday attacks that have shattered the country s uneasy peace. MORE..
19 May 2019 (1:14 AM)
President Maithripala Sirisena has granted presidential pardon to762 inmates detained over minor offences today (18), in view of the Vesak Poya Day. MORE..
18 May 2019 (4:50 PM)
The United States has offered to continue to expand counter-terrorism and maritime and border security cooperation with Sri Lanka. MORE..
18 May 2019 (1:20 PM)