Colombo: A humanitarian consignment consisting of 14,700 MT of rice, 250 MT of milk powder and 38 MT of medicines donated by the people of India reached Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Friday, officials said.
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday attended a parliamentary consultative committee meeting on the situation in Sri Lanka and said 'unanimous support' is needed to stand beside the neighbouring nation in their difficult times.
New Delhi/Colombo: Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay handed over 3.3 tons of essential medical supplies donated by the Government of India for the 1990 Suwaseriya Ambulance Service to the Chairman of Suwaseriya Foundation Duminda Rathnayaka on Friday, officials said on Sunday.
Colombo: Acting High Commissioner Vinod K. Jacob handed over a consignment of drugs and other medical supplies donated by Government of India to Minister of Health Keheliya Rambukwella in Colombo on Friday.
Colombo: Former Sri Lankan cabinet Minister Namal Rajapaksa has thanked India for the aid and essential commodities sent to Sri Lanka at the time of crisis.
Colombo: The Indian government sent 40,000 metric tonnes of diesel to Sri Lanka under the credit line facility at a time when the nation is battling the worst economic crisis.
New Delhi/IBNS: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday compared India to crisis-hit Sri Lanka in a tweet slamming the government over the economy as he shared graphs on unemployment, fuel prices and communal violence between the two countries.
The political crisis started in the Island nation on October 26, 2018, by President Sirisena abruptly ousting Prime Minister Wickremesinghe and replacing him with Rajapaksa, is expected to continue for quite some time… Sri Lanka: Fueling Uncertainty, November 12, 2018.
Colombo: India has pledged to supply 65,000 metric tons (MT) of urea fertiliser to Sri Lanka, for the current harvesting season under the existing $1 billion Indian line of credit.
New Delhi: India will send 65,000 metric tons of urea to support Sri Lanka amid its worsening economic crisis, partially attributed to its steep fall in agricultural output after the Rajapaksa government's sudden decision to switch to organic farming, early last year, went catastrophically wrong.
Colombo/New Delhi/UNI: India Wednesday "categorically" denied speculative reports in sections of media and social media in Sri Lanka about sending her troops to the island nation, which is engulfed in political turbulence.
New Delhi: Amid the political turbulence in southern neighbour Sri Lanka, India on Tuesday said that it is “fully supportive of its democracy, stability and economic recovery” and that New Delhi “will always be guided by the best interests of the people of Sri Lanka expressed through democratic processes”.
After having entrapped Sri Lanka into a situation of debt, China is today offering more loans and aid, as so-called grants to the island nation.
New Delhi: India has handed over a large consignment of drugs and other medical supplies to Sri Lanka, which is facing a severe shortage of essential drugs amid an economic downturn.
Colombo: India has extended the duration of the USD 400 million currency swap facility, which had ended in January, for Sri Lanka amid its worst economic crisis.