India-Sri Lanka Current Affairs, GK & News

TN dispatches second relief consignment to Sri Lanka

The second consignment of relief materials from Tamil Nadu was sent from to Sri Lanka on June 22, 2022. Key Facts The relief material was sent to people of Sri Lanka, who are affected by an economic crisis. The Ship carried 15,000 metric tonnes of essential commodities. It was sent from Tuticorin port. The second ..

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Sri Lanka ‘Unitary Digital Identity framework’

India has agreed to provide a grant to Sri Lanka for implementing a ‘Unitary Digital Identity framework’. Key Points The Unitary Digital Identity Framework is apparently modelled on the Aadhaar card. Sri Lankan government will give priority to the implementation of this Framework as a national level programme. Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of Ministers approved this ..

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EXIM Bank- Sri Lanka $500-mn loan agreement

On February 2, 2022, the Export Import Bank (EXIM) of India and Government of Sri Lanka signed a USD 500- million Line of Credit agreement. Key Facts The loan agreement is aimed at helping Sri Lanka cope with its current fuel shortages, amid worst economic crisis in the island nation. India’s support for fuel imports ..

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Sri Lanka Inter-city Train Service with Indian Aid

Sri Lanka had created an inter-city railway service with the help of India. India provided diesel units to the project. Railway services were launched between Jaffna and Colombo. With this India wanted to send a strong message that it has a big role in improving infrastructure in the Indian Ocean Region. About the Inter – ..

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Sri Lanka India Oil Deal

On January 6, 2022, the Sri Lankan Government signed an agreement with the Lanka Indian Oil Corporation (LIOC). According to the agreement, Sri Lanka will lease oil tanks to IOC. About the Agreement Sri Lanka has leased 14 tanks to LIOC for fifty years. Another 24 tanks have been leased to CPC. CPC is joint ..

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Trincomalee Oil Tank Deal- Updates

Sri Lankan Cabinet has given its approval to a new deal with India, announced by the energy minister, for jointly developing the Trincomalee oil tank farm. Key Facts Ministers have nod to proposal presented by Minister of Power for allocating: 24 oil tanks for business activities of the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation 14 tanks of the Lower ..

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