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Opinion: Cigarette smuggling in Sri Lanka, Hype vs. Reality

Sri Lanka, Oct. 17 -- By Harini Weerasekera In the run up to elections, Sri Lanka is once again witnessing various news activities highlighting how the government is losing revenue due to increased c... Read More


Hambantota International Port partners with NYK Japan

Sri Lanka, Oct. 17 -- The Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG) has entered into a Terminal Service Agreement (TSA) with Japanese Shipping Conglomerate NYK, the first RoRo specific TSA entered in... Read More


EU-Sri Lanka dialogue addresses issues concerning European investments and achieving results

Sri Lanka, Oct. 17 -- The Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade hosted the 9th European Union - Sri Lanka investor dialogue, an instrument set up in 2017 to resolve issues faced b... Read More


DHL Global Forwarding Sri Lanka consolidates operations at DHL Logistics Park

Sri Lanka, Oct. 17 -- DHL Global Forwarding Sri Lanka has moved to consolidate its operations and facilities in Colombo into a 225,000-square-foot logistics compound. Dubbed the "DHL Logistics Hub", ... Read More


Sri Lanka to set up Public Debt Management Bureau under Finance Ministry

Sri Lanka, Oct. 17 -- Sri Lanka's cabinet nod has been received to establish a Public Debt Management Bureau under the Finance Ministry with the aim of entrusting the public debt management to a singl... Read More


SriLankan Airlines concludes Melbourne Marathon

Sri Lanka, Oct. 17 -- SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld alliance, coinciding with the second anniversary of its operations to Melbourne, successfully c... Read More


Financial assistance from Netherlands for construction of rural bridges

Sri Lanka, Oct. 16 -- Two agreements were signed between the Government of Sri Lanka and Rabobank of the Netherlands amounting to EUR 70.7 million (Approximately Rs. 14.1 billion) for construction of ... Read More


LankaPay, JCB International announce commercial roll-out of National card scheme

Sri Lanka, Oct. 16 -- LankaClear (Pvt) Limited, the operator of LankaPay, Sri Lanka's National payment network, together with JCB International Co., Ltd. , the international operations subsidiary of J... Read More


Sri Lanka hosts first meeting of mangrove ecosystems and livelihood action group

Sri Lanka, Oct. 16 -- The first meeting of the mangrove ecosystems and livelihood action group (MELAG) under the Commonwealth blue charter, was held recently in Negombo, Sri Lanka. During the Commonw... Read More


Travel Agents Association of India plans to host Annual Convention in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, Oct. 16 -- Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) is planning to host its Annual Convention in Sri Lanka later this year. Over 400 industry leaders and media delegates will be attending... Read More