Daily archives: December 6th, 2017

China Sri Lanka

Chinese enterprises job fair to be held in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka and China will jointly conduct “the First Chinese Enterprise Job Fair in Sri Lanka,” organised by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka and Sri Lankan Ministry of Skills Development and Vocational Training, an official said Tuesday.

Hambantota port

Sri Lanka to hand Hambantota port to Chinese firm, receive $300 million

Sri Lanka will hand over commercial activities in its main southern port to a Chinese company on Saturday (9) and receive around $300 million out of a $1.1 billion deal soon after, Ports Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said.

Weerakumara Dissanayake

Weerakumara, fourth NFF leader to challenge Wimal

A fourth prominent member of the National Freedom Front (NFF) is challenging the party leader Wimal Weerawansa.

Muslim women

Lawyers and activists urge Sri Lanka to ban genital cutting

LONDON – Lawyers and activists representing a group of Sri Lankan women who were subjected to female genital cutting as children will meet the justice minister on Wednesday to urge a ban on the ritual.