Day: August 8, 2017

Hambantota Port agreement cuts debt burden: PM

Sri Lanka can enhance foreign reserves and relieve the debt burden following the new agreement on the Hambantota Port signed between the Ports Authority and China Merchants Port Holdings, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday.

Jaffna terror network moves to Colombo

Police have, with the help of information elicited from former LTTE cadres nabbed in the aftermath of recent attacks on police and security forces in the North, uncovered clues of a well-established terror network operating in Colombo.

China’s naval hospital ship makes first visit to Sri Lanka

The hospital ship of the Chinese Navy makes its first port visit to Sri Lanka from Aug 6 to Aug 10, Xinhua News Agency reported.