Outgoing SriLankan chairman urges media to 'leave alone' new board

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January 16, 2018 04:39 pm

  Outgoing SriLankan Airlines Chairman Ajith Dias hopes that the new restructuring board would be left to deal with the work without much sensationalizing of the...

Sri Lanka to soon probe bond trade during former regime

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January 16, 2018 03:02 pm

Sri Lanka’s Central Bank (CB) will soon probe transactions in government securities including treasury bonds and EPF deals during the period of the former reg...

Lankan tea production show marginal gains in 2017

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January 16, 2018 01:38 pm

Sri Lanka has recorded marginal gains in tea production, up by 5 per cent in 2017 at 307 million kg compared to the previous year’s drought-affected figure of 292 million ...

Pakistan invites more investments from Sri Lanka

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January 12, 2018 04:41 pm

Massive investments in Pakistan are expected through the Pakistan-China corridor that will increase Pakistan's annual growth to 7 per cent during the next two years.&nbs...

Sri Lanka encourages more domestic flt operators

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January 10, 2018 02:03 pm

The Sri Lankan government has called for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from local and international businesses to operate scheduled domestic flights to key tourism destination s...

Tourism chief Udaya Nanayakkara ordered to “go home” ***

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January 10, 2018 12:32 pm

 Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) Chairman Udaya Nanayakkara on Wednesday vacated his post on the orders of Tourism Minister John Amaratunga.  &ldquo...

BOI steps into Laugfs terminal crisis

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January 09, 2018 08:24 pm

  Following an order from the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) to stop construction of part of the LAUGFS LPG import and export terminal in Hambantota, the Board of...

IFC, Central Bank to jointly create National Strategy on Financial Inclusion

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January 09, 2018 03:15 pm

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is partnering with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CB) to develop the country’s first National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS)...

Traffic changes due to new Kelani Bridge project from Jan.10

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January 09, 2018 01:47 pm

  Sri Lanka’s Road Development Authority (RDA) on Tuesday announced changes in traffic movements owing to the commencement of work on the new Kelani Bridge...

Lanka Energy Fund starts trading 

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January 09, 2018 12:22 pm

Lanka Energy Fund, a part of HNB Group with thermal and renewable energy projects in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal, saw its Initial Public Offering (IPO) trading open on Tu...

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