Category: State visits

US$ 480 million grant to Sri Lanka

Agreement to be signed in Dec 2018 United States will provide a US$ 480 million grant to Sri Lanka for several development projects. This was assured to President Maithripala Sirisena by the Chief Operation Officer of US Government owned Millennium Challenge Cooperation (MCC), Brock Bierman today (Sep 24) when he called on the President at…

Sri Lanka –Nepal Presidents Meet

Two Memorandum of Understandings signed between two countries President Maithripala Sirisena who commenced a state visit to Nepal after conclusion of the BIMSTEC Summit met President of Nepal Bidhya Devi Bandhari yesterday (10). President Maithripala Sirisena who went to Shithal Niwas was warmly welcomed by the President of Nepal. The Nepal President who appreciated President…

Nepal PM pledges to President to take forward Nepal-Sri Lanka relations closer & stronger

Leaders of Sri Lanka and Nepal agreed to work in mutual cooperation for the benefit of the people in both countries while building close and strong relations between the two countries. President Maithripala Sirisena, who visited Nepal to attend the 4th Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multisectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC),…

President worships Lumbini

President Maithripala Sirisena who attended the 4th Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation  (BIMSTEC) held in Kathmandu, Nepal, commenced his two-day state visit to Nepal with the conclusion of the Summit, today(01). President Sirisena marking his first programme worshipped several religious places including the magnificent Lumbini, the birthplace…

President attends Nepal Sri Lanka trade and investment conference

President Maithripala Sirisena participated in the Nepal Sri Lanka Trade,  Tourism, and Investment Conference held in Katmandu today(31). The Institute for Strategic and Socio-economic Research of Nepal organized this event where detailed discussions were held to increase the cooperation between fields of trade and tourism and investment that can benefit both countries. State Minister Wasantha…

BIMSTEC leaders at a reception  

A reception for all the State Leaders who attended the 4th Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Kathmandu, today (31).  The President of Nepal and his spouse warmly welcomed all the State Leaders. The reception which was attended by…

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