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Discounts for Sri Lankans migrating from Mattala

Sri Lanka, Sept. 18 -- Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga yesterday said that Sri Lankan migrant workers will be offered discount rates, when they leave the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (M... Read More


Rs.4 mn paid as compensation to road accident victims

Sri Lanka, Sept. 17 -- The Government yesterday distributed Rs.4 million as compensation among 32 family members of road victims who had succumbed to road accidents or sustained serious injuries in 20... Read More


MRIA aircraft parking, landing fees removed

Sri Lanka, Sept. 16 -- The government has removed landing and parking fees for aircraft arriving at the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) for a year. Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga ... Read More


Five new EPZs in next two years

Sri Lanka, Sept. 14 -- The Government will establish five Export Processing Zones (EPZs) in the next two years. Civil Aviation and Export Zone Development State Minister D.V. Chanaka said yesterday t... Read More


Ministry to be shifted to save Rs.8 mn rent

Sri Lanka, Sept. 12 -- Clay, Cane, Brass, Furniture and Rural Industry State Minister Prasanna Ranaweera said yesterday that his Ministry will soon be moved from its current premises at the 36th floor... Read More


More scanners at BIA to expedite exports

Sri Lanka, Sept. 7 -- Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranathnga yesterday directed the airport officials to take measures to install several more scanners at the Bandaranaike International Airport to inspec... Read More


State Minister Lanza says 19th Amendment led to chaos

Sri Lanka, Sept. 4 -- Rural Roads and Other Infrastructure State Minister Nimal Lanza yesterday said that the Government will abolish the 19th amendment, which led the country into chaos and bring a w... Read More


Indonesian support to develop transport service

Sri Lanka, Sept. 4 -- Indonesian Ambassador to Sri Lanka Gusti Ngurah Ardiyasa said that the Indonesian Government will provide its assistance to developa qualitative, cost-effective, and safe integra... Read More


Ruwanpura Highway construction expedited

Sri Lanka, Sept. 4 -- Highways Minister Johnston Fernando yesterday instructed officials of the Highways Ministry and the Road Development Authority to expedite the construction work of the Ruwanpura ... Read More


Final opportunity to introduce new Constitution: Prasanna

Sri Lanka, Sept. 1 -- Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga said yesterday that the government faces its final opportunity to introduce a new Constitution to the country. Responding to questions raised... Read More