Extracting oil, natural gas possible in my tenure - Minister

Sri Lanka, Sept. 16 -- Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila said extraction of petroleum oil or natural gas in Sri Lanka will begin before he contests the next Parliamentary election. Sri Lanka has oil a... Read More

Ruwan ready to take over UNP leadership

Sri Lanka, Aug. 31 -- United National Party Deputy General Secretary, former MP Ruwan Wijewardene expressed his desire to lead the UNP on the request of supporters after the General Election defeat. H... Read More

Kandy Perahera as usual sans spectators

Sri Lanka, July 20 -- The historical Kandy Esala Festival, the procession of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Kandy will be held this year without spectators due to the COVID-19 risk, Diyawadan... Read More

UNP Leader promises air ambulance service

Sri Lanka, July 20 -- An air ambulance service with surgical equipment will be set up to save lives in remote areas in addition to the already existing 1990 Suwasariya ambulance service, UNP leader an... Read More

Government does not accept Eastern Container Terminal agreement - Wimal

Sri Lanka, July 3 -- The Government does not accept the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) signed by India, Japan and Sri Lanka on the Eastern Container Terminal of the Colombo Port as that agreement doe... Read More