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Russian winter tourism bonanza to muster USD 26 mn to SL

Sri Lanka, Sept. 25 -- Sri Lanka is planning to open its doors for the Russian and former Soviet breakaway State tourists from next month under strict health guidelines, former Sri Lankan Ambassador t... Read More


Udayanga gears to bring in 40,000 russian tourists here

Sri Lanka, Sept. 25 -- Weeratunge said prior to him being appointed Ambassador to Russia arrivals to Sri Lanka were less than 7,000 and he increased it by over hundredfold. Many people in Russia did n... Read More


'More BOI approved company goods should be allowed into country'

Sri Lanka, Sept. 18 -- The government should allow the Board of Investment (BOI) approved manufacturing companies to feed more of their exports products to the local market, the newly elected Presiden... Read More


Govt. will take Lanka out of COVID, other shocks

Sri Lanka, Sept. 17 -- Sri Lanka has over Rs. 10 triton of deposits idling with banks and finance companies said State Minister of Money and Capital Market and State Enterprise Reforms Ajith Nivard Ca... Read More


Otters Club to be upgraded as a modern sports venue

Sri Lanka, Sept. 17 -- The Otter Aquatic Club Baudhaloka Mawatha in Colombo 07 would not be relocated but would be re developed as one of the best sports venues in Sri Lanka. An official from the Urb... Read More


Sports revenue to reach US$ 1 bn within five years: Namal

Sri Lanka, Sept. 12 -- Sports will be made a US$ 1 billion revenue-generating subject within the next five years, said Minister of Youth and Sports Namal Rajapaksa. He was speaking at the launch of t... Read More


Lanka yet to forward serious biz proposal to China - Dr Kohona

Sri Lanka, Sept. 11 -- Sri Lanka is yet to put across a serious business proposal to reap economic benefits from China, said new Sri Lankan Ambassador to China, Dr. Palitha Kohona in a special intervi... Read More


New harbour costing Rs 500 mn for Mirissa

Sri Lanka, Sept. 8 -- Ceylon Fisheries Harbor Corporation (CFHC) will build a new tourism harbor adjoining the present Mirissa harbour mainly to conduct tourism activities. Acting General Manger, CHF... Read More


Maliban to manufacture pharma

Sri Lanka, Sept. 7 -- Maliban Biscuits one of the largest manufacturers, distributors, and marketers of bakery products in Sri Lanka will be diversifying into the manufacture of pharmaceuticals. An o... Read More


BOI approves US$ 1.2 bn projects this year

Sri Lanka, Sept. 2 -- The Board of Investments has approved projects to the tune of USD 1.2 billion so far this year, Director General (DG) of BOI, Sanjaya Mohottala said. Another USD billion is in t... Read More