Central Bank suspends new deposit acceptance by The Finance Co.

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February 15, 2019 12:45 pm

The Central Bank (CB) on Friday suspended the acceptance of new deposits, placed restrictions on withdrawal of deposits and restricted disbursement of loans and advances to faci...

More opportunities for citizens to engage the Government

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February 14, 2019 09:01 am

More opportunities are required for citizens to participate in government activities at the grassroots level, said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe the launch of ‘Citra...

Govt. promises Rs 50 wage hike for estate workers

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February 13, 2019 12:15 pm

The Government has agreed to pay the estate workers an increase in wages by Rs 50. Plantation Minister Navin Dissanayaka told reporters on Wednesday that the government has...

Central Bank on sale of subsidiaries, etc of ETI Finance Ltd

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February 12, 2019 09:05 am

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has said that there is “some misinformation circulating pertaining to ETI Finance Ltd (ETIF) disposing its subsidiaries, sub-subsidiar...

Central Bank urges public to use EMV cards at ATMs

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February 06, 2019 07:23 pm

The Central Bank (CB), reacting to reports of illegal withdrawals from ATMs over the weekend, on Wednesday urged the public to use electronic chip (EMV) enabled cards. &...

Kishu Gomes to head key tourism agencies

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February 06, 2019 02:41 pm

Tourism Development and Wildlife Minister John Amaratunga on Wednesday handed over the letter of appointment to Kishu Gomes to head two key tourism institutions. The pos...

Fitch Ratings: Recalibration of Sri Lanka National Rating Scale

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February 05, 2019 10:22 am

Fitch Ratings said on Tuesday that it will recalibrate the Sri Lankan National Rating scale to reflect changes in the relative creditworthiness among Sri Lankan issuers followin...

Lanka Property Show: Providing complete property solutions under one roof 

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January 31, 2019 10:56 am

Sri Lanka’s flagship real estate event of the year, the Lanka Property Show 2019 will return for the 4th successive instalment on February 9-10 at the Kingsbury Hotel&rsqu...

New postings to tourism state agency bodies on hold

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January 29, 2019 02:59 pm

The tourism industry was in a state of shock on Tuesday morning when the fresh appointments to the boards at Sri Lanka Tourism were called off at the eleventh hour. Most...

New project to protect Sri Lankan migrant workers

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January 29, 2019 01:27 pm

The need of the hour is to ensure safe passage and protection of Sri Lankan migrants to West Asia and while guiding them to choose the correct path when migrating, said the Mini...

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UNHRC approves SL's two-year extension request to implement human rights reforms

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LBV and SL High Commission host forum on "Significance of Tripitaka as a World Heritage"

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