Sri Lanka- Travel limitations imposed in parts of Jaffna

(MENAFN -Colombo Gazette)By Vyshnavy Velrajh Travel restrictions have been imposed in the Gurunagar and Passaiyoor areas in Jaffna over coronavirus worries. Secretary to the general public Health Inspectors Association M. Balasuriya told Colombo Gazette that travel limitations were enforced after 2 residents from the two adjacent areas had actually tested favorable for COVID-19. The patients,…

Proposal to bring small tour groups still under discussion: Tourism Minister

By Charumini de SilvaTourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga yesterday said the proposal to bring small tour groups from select countries to Sri Lanka was still under discussion and would be pursued once health authorities provided clearance.“We have discussed this opportunity of bringing down group travellers from Europe, Far East Asia and Russia at the COVID-19 National Task…

Pompeo to discuss MCC?: No denial from the US

With US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to Sri Lanka scheduled for this week, there remains a strong possibility that the US Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact will be on the agenda for discussion, despite authorities remaining coy about the subject.US Secretary Mike PompeoWhen contacted by The Sunday Morning, US Embassy in Sri Lanka…