Granite quarry site inspected by Port City officials

    The Megapolis, Port City and the project contractor China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) have begun inspections of the quarries, that will be supplying quarry...

Amaradeva’s final journey

The remains of popular veteran singer and music composer W.D Amaradeva, was placed for public viewing at Independence Square today. Amaradeva passed away after suffering a heart...

Greeting the five time President

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa joined several other world leaders for the swearing-in ceremony of Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni for his fifth term in...

President at Anti Corruption Summit in London

President Maithripala Sirisena at a breakfast meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron and other world leaders and delegates attending the Anti Corruption Summit in...

Sri Lanka Tourism at ITB Berlin 2016

Sri Lanka Tourism takes part in the 50th Berlin International Tourism Fair (ITB) in Berlin, Germany. With 64 local travel industry organizations attending ITB...

50th Berlin International Tourism Fair kicks off

BERLIN, March 10, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Staff members wearing local traditional costumes take selfies with a visitor at the booth of Malysia during the...

UN women’s HeForShe arts week launched in New York

British movie star and UN Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson(L) and American actor, UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace Forest Whitaker, attend the UN Women's HeForShe...

Int’l Women’s Day marked around the world

GAZA, March 7, 2016 (Xinhua) -- A Palestinian woman assembles a woodcarving inside a carpentry workshop in Gaza City, on March 7, 2016. 13...

Key holds key talks in Colombo

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key in talks with Sri Lanka during his visit to Colombo today

Large crowds at Nawam perahera

A large crowd witnessed the annual Nawam perahera in Colombo, including several tourists.

Selfie time with the President

President Maithripala Sirisena poses for a selfie when he met the Sri Lankan community in  living in Austria

Xi visits China’s national news outlets

BEIJING, Feb. 19, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping (front) uses a new media broadcasting system to extend Lantern Festival greetings to the...

Colombo’s changing skyline

The skyline of Colombo is getting a new look with more and more high-rise buildings and structures coming up. The Lotus Tower is one...

President Sirisena meets the German President

President Maithripala Sirisena meets Joachim Gauck, President of Germany, at the Bellevue Palace in Berlin

Boy accused of being a witch in Nigeria rescued

Heartbreaking pictures of rescue of two-year-old boy accused of being a witch in Nigeria. (Courtesy

President Maithripala Sirisena in Berlin

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Berlin today on an official visit. Ambassador Jurgen Christian Mertens, Chief of Protcol of the German Government and the...

World’s highest snow sculpture displayed in NE China

HARBIN, Feb. 14, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Feb. 14, 2016 shows world's highest snow sculpture in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang...

Celebrating Valentine’s Day in Pakistan

QUETTA, (Xinhua) -- A vendor arranges goods for Valentine's Day at a stall in southwest Pakistan's Quetta. (Xinhua/Asad)

Light sculpture show for Valentine’s Day held in S. China

Visitors watch a light sculpture show to greet Valentine’s Day in Macao, south China. (Xinhua)

Pakistanis buy gifts before Valentine’s Day

LAHORE, Feb. 11, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani women buy gifts ahead of Valentine's Day in eastern Pakistan's Lahore, Feb. 11, 2016. (Xinhua/Sajjad)