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India reaffirms support for Sri Lanka to overcome economic and other challenges

India’s External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar held a virtual meeting with Finance Minister of Sri Lanka Basil Rajapaksa on January 15, 2022, where...

Nearly 1,700 containers of essential items stranded at port

As a result of the dollar shortage in Sri Lanka, it is reported that close to 1,700 containers of imported essential commodities are stranded...

Toll charges for Mirigama-Kurunegala section of Central Expressway

Toll charges for the newly declared-open second phase of the Central Expressway or the Ethugalpura Gateway have been announced. User fee rates for vehicles with...

Sri Lanka – Iran pact affects Indian tea exports

India’s tea exports to Iran, which have halved compared to the pre-pandemic period in 2019 due to payment problems, are set to take a...

New Sathosa goods pack at Rs.3,998 reduced rate

A pack of 20 items is being sold through Sathosa outlets countrywide from yesterday at a concessionary price of Rs. 3,998 in view of...

Lanka Restaurants and Caterers to diversify with Rs. 600 mn investment

Lanka Restaurants and Caterers Pvt Limited a sister company of Lanka ICE Group of Companies will be investing over Rs. 600 million to diversify...

Three new pharmaceutical factories to save billions in forex

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the establishment of three new pharmaceutical factories was signed on Wednesday (12) by the State Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Corporation...

Plans to attract seven million tourists by 2030

Tourism Ministry Secretary S. Hettiarachchi said the Ministry aims to attract seven million tourists to the country by 2030, and earn an income of...

S&P Rating unwarranted with plans to settle ISB maturing in January 2022 – CBSL

The Government is perturbed over Wednesday’s announcement by S&P Global Ratings, at a time when the GOSL has lined up adequate funds to repay...

China optimistic about Sri Lanka’s recovery

China believes that Sri Lanka will soon recover from the current economic crisis and the country will surely overcome the temporary difficulties as soon...

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