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Sri Lanka government looks beyond Covid-19 to source export markets

Sri Lanka's Ministry of Foreign Relations, through its mission network and in collaboration with the Export Development Board (EDB),  is in the process of facilitating Sri Lankan exporters at this volatile time period to re-position themselves in the long run

Sri Lanka partial airport shutdown extended indefinitely

Sri Lanka has extended a ban on arriving passengers at the island’s airports indefinitely, though cargo, departing and transit passengers would continue to be allowed

Pregnant Sri Lanka coronavirus patient gives birth, 40-year old dies

A pregnant coronavirus patient had given birth in Sri Lanka, the head of Sri Lanka’s health service Anil Jasinghe said

Sri Lankan community in China donates medical supplies

The Sri Lankan community in China along with some Chinese citizens, has donated medical supplies to Sri Lanka to assist in combatting COVID – 19, the Sri Lankan Embassy in Beijing said Thursday

Sri Lanka aims for coronavirus infections below 500c

Sri Lanka is aiming to keep coronavirus infections below 500 in April with restrictions on the movement of people and brining in wider testing of high risk groups and the wider population, a senior health official said

COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka reaches 150

Two people who maintained contact with the third person to die of COVID-19 in Sri Lanka have tested positive for the virus, health officials said Thursday

Sri Lanka hunting for Covid-19 contacts in Malindo Air flight as toll climbs

Sri Lanka is searching for 36 passengers who had arrived in Sri Lanka in Malindo Air 0D-185 flight on March 17, after one person in the aircraft was confirmed to have Coronavirus Army Chief Shavendra Silva said

Validity period of visas issued to foreigners extended

The validity period of all visas issued for foreigners in Sri Lanka has been extended until May 12 owing to the current situation surrounding COVID-19, the government announced today (Apr 1)


India's stark inequalities make social distancing much easier for some than others

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing its spread around the world, the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, announced a three-week complete nationwide lockdown of 1.3 billion people on March…


Soleimani killing will lead to reprisal, increase chances of regional conflict: Dilip Hiro

After the targeted killing of Major General Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force by the US, the Persian Gulf nation is not going to sit silent…

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