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HCL Technologies with its 1st South Asian delivery center in Sri Lanka

FO4A9842Tech Giant HCL has rapidly expanded their plans to create over 1,500 new local employment opportunities for both freshers and experienced professionals, within the first 18 months of kick-starting its operations from its office in Colombo, having initially signed up with Sri Lanka’s Board of Investment to set up a 500 seat service delivery center in February this year.  This move by a global ICT leader in a COVID impacted global economy highlights Sri Lanka as an emerging destination of choice for the global tech market.


Voice of the Pearl: "We missed you!" - Information by Sri Lanka Tourism

ScenicPearl of the Indian Ocean

Honored by Lonely Planet as the number one travel destination for 2019, Sri Lanka offers a multitude of sights, from pristine sandy beaches to impressive green mountains, and is known as the pearl of the Indian Ocean that enables “unmissable experiences”. While the whole world is slowly recovering from the global COVID-19 pandemic, Sri Lanka has made intensive and extremely successful efforts to keep the spread of the virus under control, and has also proven that Sri Lanka is not just the number one travel destination in the world, but also has an excellent health system. Sri Lanka Tourism enables international guests to enjoy the highest safety standards by inviting tourists from all over the world to experience our lovely paradise island.

Read more on https://www.srilanka.travel

HIGH-LEVEL OPEN DEBATE OF THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL ON “PEACE OPERATIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS”, 7th July 2020 - Written statement by the Sri Lanka delegation

mfaMr. President,

In an era where humanity is threatened with inter-state conflicts, intra-state frictions, asymmetrical threats posed by non-state actors, natural disasters, health related issues and a variety of other challenges, Sri Lanka appreciates Germany’s efforts to initiate discussion on the timely subject of “Peace Operations and Human Rights”. My delegation wishes Germany every success as President of the Security Council for the month of July and is confident that it will be a productive tenure.

Discovery of Oldest Bow and Arrow Technology in Eurasia - New archaeological research demonstrates earliest projectile technology in the tropical rainforests of Sri Lanka

MPIThe origins of human innovation have traditionally been sought in the grasslands and coasts of Africa or the temperate environments of Europe. More extreme environments, such as the tropical rainforests of Asia, have been largely overlooked, despite their deep history of human occupation.