• President instructs to expedite import procedures and administering COVID-19 vaccines to public
  • World Bank strengthens engagement in Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka to expedite the use of the Ayurvedic hospital system to manage resurgence of COVID-19
  • Sri Lanka PM Mahinda Rajapaksa elected chair of the Asian Development Bank Board of Governors
  • Nearly 200,000 candidates of 2020 GCE A/L examination qualify to apply for universities
  • Sri Lanka Navy increases security in island waters to prevent illegal migration attempts
  • Health Ministry issues revised Alert Level -3 Covid restrictions
  • New COVID suppression guidelines issued with effect from May 01st
  • Intensive Care facilities expanded at KDU Hospital for critically ill COVID-19 patients
  • ADB projects Sri Lanka’s GDP growth to rebound to 4.1% in 2021 amid pandemic and vaccination
  • World Bank approves additional $80 million to Sri Lanka for fair and effective deployment of COVID-19 vaccines
  • Sri Lanka Opposition leader holds discussions with Western diplomats
  • President visits Haldummulla to observe the progress of first “Discussion with Village” program
  • World Bank reassures to support Sri Lanka to build back better from COVID-19
  • Former PM calls on government to amend the Port City Bill to prove it’s not a center for money laundering
  • Sri Lanka President urges public to strictly follow health instructions to fight COVID-19
  • “Three districts at high risk of COVID-19” PHIs warn, urge the public to act responsibly
  • Sri Lanka Ministry of Health issues new set of guidelines as COVID-19 spreads again
  • Sri Lanka President plans to completely halt importation of chemical fertilizers
  • World Bank grants Sri Lanka $69.53 million to improve management of watersheds and water resources