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Japan grants JPY 800 million to help Sri Lanka's fight against COVID-19

Sri Lanka, July 10 -- Japan grants JPY 800 million (approx. Rs. 1,400 million) to help Sri Lanka's fight against COVID-19 through the provision of medical equipment The Government of Japan has provid... Read More


Compensation Payments to the depositors of The Finance Company PLC - Second Stage

Sri Lanka, June 29 -- The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has taken measures to commence the second stage of the compensation payments to the depositors of The Finance Company PLC (TFC) with effect f... Read More


Imports restricted: Now commence production - President tells industrialists

Sri Lanka, June 25 -- Opportunity is now open to commence productions in many sectors with the limiting of imports of several non-essential items, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said. As pledged in "Sa... Read More


Central Bank Approved Rs. 28 billion loans at 4% among 13,861 businesses affected by the COVID-19 Outbreak

Sri Lanka, June 25 -- Having identified the urgent need of reviving the businesses adversely affected by the COVID-19 outbreak and thereby to promote economic activity in the country, the Central Bank... Read More


SLNS 'Samudura' continuous to provide fuel to distressed fishing travelers at sea

Sri Lanka, May 27 -- The local multi-day fishing vessels that were washed-away to Indonesian seas as a result of the recent cyclonic storm 'Amphan', are now reaching the island's shores with the help ... Read More


Proposal to reopen airport for tourists from August.

Sri Lanka, May 27 -- The Covid Task Force has proposed to the President to reopen the airport from August 01st as the country is now returning to normalcy. The Task Force members had pointed out that... Read More


Pelwatte pledges best preventive protocols while milk processing during COVID 19

Sri Lanka, April 25 -- Pelwatte Dairy Industries, Sri Lanka's leading local dairy processing company has taken all the necessary steps to ensure the best practices for health and prevention protocols ... Read More