SriLankan Airlines inducts first Airbus A320neo to its fleet

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February 27, 2017 07:26 pm

      SriLankan Airlines has commenced the induction of the first of its latest Airbus, short haul A320neo which arrived on Monday. ...

Treasury Secretary clarifies role of Treasury and the CB in public debt 

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February 23, 2017 04:50 pm

The public debt management function is entrusted to the Central Bank (CB) and its Public Debt Department (PDD) acts as the agent of the Government in handling domestic debt, whi...

Treasury bond probe commission begins sittings

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February 21, 2017 02:50 pm

Sri Lanka’s Commission of Inquiry probing the Central Bank (CB) bond scam on Tuesday held its first public hearing, recording a statement by Central Bank Governor Indrajit...

Nanotechnology based technology to protect treated surfaces from dirt 

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February 21, 2017 12:00 pm

Ecocorp Asia last week launched Nanorepel, a surface protection system from Germany that uses nanotechnology to provide a reliable ‘do-it-yourself’ coating for every...

Central Bank launches data library

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February 21, 2017 11:59 am

  The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CB) this week launched a data library for the benefit of the general public via the CB website.  This data library is ...

Thailand, Sri Lanka to sign trade pact

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February 18, 2017 03:16 pm

Thailand and Sri Lanka are set to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) later this year, aiming to triple bilateral trade to UScopy.5 billion (52.5 billion baht) over the next five ...

Finally old budget proposal on 15% interest for senior citizens enforced

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February 15, 2017 03:30 pm

    The budget proposal to pay 15 per cent special interest on fixed deposits of up to Rs 1.5 million held by senior citizens in commercial and special...

World Bank says not assessing AG report on bond issue

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February 09, 2017 03:44 pm

The World Bank on Thursday denied reports that it has undertaken an assessment of the Auditor General’s report on the controversial Treasury bond issue. “In refere...

Top marks for Sri Lanka from Fitch Rating

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February 09, 2017 03:29 pm

    Sri Lanka received top marks from a global rating agency on Thursday when Fitch Ratings affirmed Sri Lanka's Long-Term Foreign- and Local Curre...

PIA flight to London diverted with SriLankan operating crew

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February 08, 2017 04:36 pm

  A Pakistan International Airlines flight, using a plane wet-leased from SriLankan Airlines, was on Tuesday ordered to be diverted by British authorities. ...


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‘Rukshan Perera Live in Concert VII’ in March

Multi-instrumentalist, composer, singer, Rukshan Perera will be joined by a versatile set of musicians when he presen...

'Speculo 2017’ hosted by SriLankan Airlines

Sri Lankan Airlines recently hosted ‘Speculo 2017’, a national painting and visual arts exhibition f...

Next edition of HSBC Colombo Fashion Week announced

HSBC Colombo Fashion Week announced its next edition – to be held from March 13-18, 2017. In its 14th year...

Indo-Sri Lankan film maker Anila SK's 'Orazhcha' to be screened

“Orazhcha” a film by Indo-Sri Lankan film maker Anila SK will  be screened at the Indian Cultural Ce...