Sri Lanka

PM Office shared details of the interaction of Prime Minister Modi with the leaders of the SAARC countries through video conference to chart out a common strategy in order to combat COVID-19 in the region.
Despite risk of Pakistan’s Establishment – Army and ISI scuttling the move, Prime Minister Modi’s initiative to possibly revive SAARC has become imperative given economic challenges
President Gothbaya Rajapaksa dissolved parliament on 02 March setting into motion process of elections for consolidation of power between Presidency and parliament,
Sri Lanka’s foreign minister Dinesh Gunawardena informed the 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) meeting at Geneva that Sri Lanka was withdrawing from co-sponsorship of the UNHRC Resolution
Southern Expressway to connect Hambantota harbor and Mattala International airport to Colombo Opened
Sri Lankan military developed own asymmetric warfare when LTTE terrorists were using asymmetric warfare tactics, Defence Secretary to Zambian Delegation
Sri Lanka Defense Secretary Raises Concerns over Continued LTTE ideology, though Sri Lankan military completely defeated LTTE terrorism militarily
Sri Lanka arrests four Maldivians under strengthened Anti-Terrorism Laws, large number of Maldives citizens migrated to Syria to join ISIS as per National Counter Terrorism Centre
INS Jamuna progresses joint Hydrographic Operations off Sri Lanka
Increasing Pak Military High Level Visits to Sri Lanka, strengthening intelligence sharing with Sri Lanka as two Indian Ocean nations share common threats, challenges due to terrorism
Importantly the Gotabaya Rajapaksa led government declined national anthem in Tamil, the country's second national language, during the island's Independence Day celebrations.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fresh from victory took a slew of decisions to fulfill what he promised in the run up to the November 2019 elections.
Sri Lanka Muslim party, ACMC warned any constitutional amendments to remove minority parties from Parliament anti-democratic endanger reconciliation among communities.
Sri Lanka President Extends Order for Armed Forces to maintain public order in all 25 districts of country.
Sri Lanka in Geopolitical Sweet Spot, geopolitical fulcrum in Indian Ocean Region evident with members of UN Security Council visiting country at same time
Sri Lanka Plans to Join Indian Ocean Commission, sought support of Seychelles to become observer member of Commission
Sri Lanka to Change Constitution Increase Presidential Powers, country independence would not be compromised says President.
Measures by the newly anointed government headed to provide tax relief have led to concerns by ratings agencies.
Admiral Karambir Singh, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff, Indian Navy is visiting Sri Lanka from 19 to 22 Dec 19.
China is back in the game in Sri Lanka, India will have to be watchful on Sri Lanka front with inauguration of Colombo City Project and increased activity at the Hambantota Port

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