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JICA completes development of island wide sewerage master plan

Sri Lanka, Aug. 26 -- Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has extended support for the development of Sewerage Master Plan to the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) since 2015,... Read More


President plans to promote Kitul and Palmyra into main export crops

Sri Lanka, Aug. 26 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa revealed his intention to develop Kitul(Fishtail Palms) and Palmyra Palms plantation into main export crops of Sri Lanka in order to open a new avenu... Read More


ICTA partners with UNDP for a comprehensive & inclusive digital transformation of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, Aug. 26 -- The Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka signed a 4-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) toda... Read More


CCC & PwC Sri Lanka to host awareness webinar on Real Estate Investment Trusts

Sri Lanka, Aug. 25 -- The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and PwC Sri Lanka will be jointly hosting an awareness webinar on the Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) Framework. Real Estate Investment Trust... Read More


Airtel Lanka appoints Ashish Chandra as Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director

Sri Lanka, Aug. 25 -- Airtel Lanka announced the appointment of Ashish Chandra as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. In his new role, Ashish has the mandate to accelerate Airtel's growth ... Read More


Dialog Axiata welcomes TRCSL decision of implementing Number Portability in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, Aug. 25 -- Dialog Axiata congratulates the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) for initiating the process of implementing number portability in Sri Lanka. Number ... Read More


Land Valuation Indicator of Colombo records an annual increase of 7.1-pct in 1H 2020

Sri Lanka, Aug. 25 -- Land Valuation Indicator (LVI) of Colombo District reached 141.6 during the 1st half of 2020, recording an annual increase of 7.1 percent, the statistics office said. Meanwhile,... Read More


Focus needed on seed and sapling production, usage of fertilizer, President says

Sri Lanka, Aug. 25 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa calling on farmers to increase agro harvest in order to strengthen the local economy proposed a number of actions to reach this outcome. The Preside... Read More


New Tourism framework to focus on 10 key areas

Sri Lanka, Aug. 25 -- Sri Lanka needs a comprehensive system change to revamp post-COVID-19 tourism with all related authorities coming together to industry reform, a senior official said. ''A compre... Read More


Opinion: How can Sri Lanka's democracy be gender-inclusive?

Sri Lanka, Aug. 25 -- By Sathya Karuarathne Sri Lanka's general election dawned at a crucial time of extreme uncertainty and precariousness. The island's political, social, and economic spheres have ... Read More