Daily archives: April 8th, 2017

Udayanga Weeratunga

International warrant issued to arrest Lanka’s ex-diplomat to Russia

An international warrant has been issued for the arrest Sri Lanka’s former ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga, the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) of Sri Lanka police has informed the court.

Syed Shakeel Hussain with Maithripala Sirisena

Pakistan donated 10,000 metric tons of rice to assist drought affected people

The Government of Pakistan donated 10,000 metric tons (MT) rice to assist people who affected by the drought, the inauguration event held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday (07).

A patient sleeps on a chair in Colombo Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka protests cripple health services, dent investor sentiment

An island-wide protest on Friday by Sri Lankan doctors demanding closure of a private medical college crippled the health services, leaving thousands of patients unattended and threatening the investment climate.