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Sri Lanka rejects Chinese request for submarine visit

Sri Lanka has rejected China’s request to dock one of its submarines in Colombo this month, two senior government officials said on Thursday as the Indian prime minister landed in the island nation. Sri Lanka last allowed a Chinese submarine to dock in the capital of Colombo in October 2014, …

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Four persons on motorcycle killed in fatal crash

Four persons travelling on a motorcycle died after they collided with a passenger bus in Bandiwewa, Polonnaruwa, our news sources said. The four individuals had passed away after being admitted to the hospital last night. Three of the deceased have been identified as Bandiwewa residents, Roshan Madushanka (23), Dilshan Kure …

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European Council grants GSP+ to Sri Lanka

The European Council has approved granting the Generalized System of Preferences Plus (GSP+) tariff concession to Sri Lanka allowing the island nation to export its products tax-free to the European market. The Foreign Affairs Council at its meeting held today agreed to grant additional trade preferences to Sri Lanka. Granting …

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