Trincomalee Current Affairs, GK & News

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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India-Sri Lanka to hold SLINEX military exercise

On October 19, 2020, India and Sri Lanka are to begin a three-day military exercise “SLINEX”. The eighth edition of the exercise is to be held off coast of Trincomalee. It is to be conducted in non-contact at-sea only format. This strategy has been adopted due to COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights The drill will include series ..

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Indian Naval chief on a four-day visit to Sri Lanka

The Chief of Naval Forces Admiral Karabir Singh is to visit Sri Lanka between December 19 and December 22, 2019. The visit is aimed to strengthen bilateral maritime relations between the countries Highlights The admiral will hold bilateral talks with the vice-admiral De Silva and other senior government officials. He will also attend the passing ..

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SLINEX-2018: India and Sri Lanka conducts joint naval exercise at Trincomalee

India, Sri Lanka joint naval exercise SLINEX-2018 was held at Trincomalee, Sri Lanka from September 7 to 13, 2018. SLINEX exercise started in 2005 was previously held once in two years and now it has been converted to annual event this year onwards. SLINEX-2018 The exercise was conducted in two phases, namely Harbour and Sea ..

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