Women to power Sri Lanka’s mangrove conservation plan

COLOMBO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Sri Lanka’s new mangrove protection scheme, the world’s first country-wide initiative, is relying on women like Michel Priyadarshani, head of a fisherwomen’s group in eastern Ambantotam village. Priyadarshani and her colleagues did not understand the importance of mangroves for the ecosystem, including the fish population, until they benefited from a […]
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Sri Lanka, Pakistan underline need to further strengthen historical ties

June 08, Colombo: While continuing to nurture the friendly relations, Sri Lanka and Pakistan will take measures to further strengthen the historical ties between the two countries, the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said today. Welcoming the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) of Pakistan Army, General Raheel Sharif, who is on an official visit to […]
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