Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* EU will continue to support reforms process in Sri Lanka
Wed, May 9, 2018, 09:14 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 09, Colombo: The European Union (EU) says it will continue to support the reforms process in Sri Lanka as well as the reconciliation process.

The EU Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives for the Delegation of the European Union (EU), Tung-Laï Margue said that the EU is convinced progress on these issues will ensure lasting peace and prosperity for all Sri Lankans.

Tung-Laï Margue was speaking at a reception hosted by the EU in Colombo on Tuesday to mark EU Day. Speaking further the Ambassador noted the positive impact on the Sri Lankan economy from the lifting of the EU ban on Sri Lankan fisheries products and the granting of the GSP plus trade concession to the country.

The European Union lifted the ban on fisheries products imported from Sri Lanka in 2016 after the island nation successfully reformed its fisheries governance system. Last year the EU decided to grant GSP plus to Sri Lanka giving a major boost to apparel sector in the country.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Sri Lankan President arrives in New York to attend UN General Assembly
-- [3 hours ago]
Conference on Adaptive Social Protection in Sri Lanka: Building Resilience to Disasters and Climate Change
-- [3 hours ago]
Police raid cannabis cultivation in Negombo
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka targets crowds for upcoming Golden Week in Guangdong Province
-- [7 hours ago]
President presents land deeds to 2000 Kurunegala farmers
Sri Lanka to host South Asian Youth Summit 2018
Sri Lanka will face the global economic crisis successfully - PM
Minister Malik Samarawickrama leads high powered delegation to promote investment and exports in Germany
Sri Lanka's Constitutional Council's term ends
Two suspects including a saffron-robed arrested for attempting to sell a Valampuri conch shell

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.