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Premier Wickremesinghe arrives before PCoI

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe arrived before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) into the Central Bank Bond issue a short while ago. Last month, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that he was prepared to appear before the PCoI for any clarification that needed to be made as required by the Commission. Accordingly, he was requested […]

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UAE Foreign Affairs Minister calls on President

United Arab Emirates Foreign Affairs Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s Official Residence on Saturday (18). During the meeting, the President expressed his happiness over the rapid progress of the relationships between the UAE and Sri Lanka. Ministers Nimal Siripala de Silva, Sarath Amunugama, Ambassadors of […]

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Tsunami alert issued after a massive 7.0

A tsunami alert has been issued after a massive earthquake struck off the east coast of Australia. The 7.0 magnitude quake hit near New Caledonia’s Loyalty Islands on Monday at 9.43am, local time. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) said ‘hazardous tsunami waves’ were possible within 300km of the epicenter. The agency later reported that […]