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Global Fund to provide 20 million Euro.

Sri Lanka, Jan. 13 -- The Global Fund will provide 20 million Euros to Sri Lanka for 2020 - 2022 period with the assistance of the German Government, Health Ministry spokesman said. According to the ... Read More


SME loan recovery suspension: CB to issue directives

Sri Lanka, Jan. 13 -- The Central Bank of Sri Lanka is to issue directives to the banking sector on the concessionary loan package proposed by the government to uplift Small and Medium Scale Enterpris... Read More


Hamilton canal to redevelop

Sri Lanka, Jan. 13 -- Sri Lanka Tourism with the assistance of several other ministers will redevelop Hamilton canal, (Dutch Canal) a 14.5 km (9 mi) canal connecting Puttalam to Colombo, passing throu... Read More


24 hour Water cut in Negombo.

Sri Lanka, Jan. 3 -- The National Water Supply and Drainage Board stated several areas in Negombo and surrounding areas will experience water cut for 24-hours on January 06, from 9.00 a.m to 9 am (Jan... Read More


Power cars for Aruwakkalu waste processing.

Sri Lanka, Jan. 3 -- Four Chinese power sets for the Aruwakkalu Sanitary Landfill Project were delivered at Colombo Harbour yesterday. They were unloaded and kept at the Railway Department until cons... Read More


Plans to re-open Kantale sugar factory

Sri Lanka, Dec. 28 -- The Government has drawn attention towards re-opening the Kantale sugar factory which has remained closed for over 25 years. It is believed that more than 5,000 job opportunities... Read More


Beyond 2020 country expects 6.5pct growth and inflation 4 - 6%

Sri Lanka, Dec. 28 -- Sri Lanka is expecting 4.0 to 4.5 percent economic growth in 2020 and inflation below 4.0 percent and a higher 6.5 percent growth in the medium term with better policies Central ... Read More


Eight new power sets to improve train service

Sri Lanka, Dec. 28 -- Train service will be further improved with the arrival of eight new train sets next year as Sri Lanka is set to receive six new power sets from China and two from India, the Rai... Read More


Master plan for Hambantota Port on the horizon.

Sri Lanka, Dec. 28 -- A master plan for developing industries around Sri Lanka's southern Hambantota Port is on the horizon, says Ravindra Jayawickrema, CEO of Hambantota International Port Services (... Read More


Auctioning of properties of SME loan defaulters suspended

Sri Lanka, Dec. 24 -- The Government has suspended the auctioning of property belonging to Small and Medium-scale entrepreneurs for defaulting on bank loans amounting to not more than Rs.300 million f... Read More