COLOMBO, Sept. 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa (3rd R, front) and ministers listen to the latest report on the construction of the Port City project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sept. 17, 2020. Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa Thursday called for the construction of a multi-billion-USD Port City project to be accelerated, saying it is a landmark in the island country and will be the main income generator for the future.Rajapaksa inspecting the Colombo Port City construction site, in the heart of capital Colombo, to mark the sixth anniversary since the project, jointly developed by the Sri Lankan government and Chinas CHEC Port City Colombo (Pvt) Ltd, was launched in 2014.
COLOMBO, AUG 5 (UNI):-Sri Lankan President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa with his wife entering a polling booth to cast their vote for Parliamentary Elections, in Colombo on Wednesday.
COLOMBO, July 6, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Children have fun at a playground in Viharamahadevi Park in Colombo, Sri Lanka, June 5, 2020. The Viharamahadevi Park has attracted many citizens during the weekend. All national parks, zoos and botanical gardens in Sri Lanka reopened to public on June 15 after being shut since late March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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YEMEN, June 5, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Cars drive through a flooded street following heavy rain in Sanaa, Yemen, on June 4, 2020.
COLOMBO, April 22, 2019 (Xinhua) -- An injured woman is carried on a stretcher in a hospital in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, April 21, 2019. Sri Lankan Police said on Sunday that 13 people had been arrested over a series of blasts which killed 228 people across the island nation.