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Sri Lanka Singapore Business Council promotes Brand SL and showcases tech talent

Sri Lanka, Sept. 6 -- SLSBC over the years has played the role of the catalyst to its members and other Sri Lankan corporates to promote bilateral trade between the two countries. This year, the SLSBC... Read More


SL and Australia to strengthen cooperation to counter people smuggling

Sri Lanka, Sept. 6 -- Sri Lanka and Australia have re-dedicated themselves to counter people smuggling and discussed in detail avenues for strengthening cooperation to address the recent escalation of... Read More


IMF removes age limit for the position of Managing Director

Sri Lanka, Sept. 6 -- The Board of Governors of the IMF has approved the proposal by the Executive Board to remove the age limit for the position of IMF Managing Director. Approval of the proposal re... Read More


Sri Lanka official reserves improve to USD 8.5 bn in August

Sri Lanka, Sept. 6 -- Sri Lanka's gross official reserves were 8,532.6 million US dollars by the end of August, up from 8,343.9 million US dollars in July, latest Central Bank data showed. By the end... Read More


Opinion: An apolitical Karu Jayasuriya is an attractive presidential candidate

Sri Lanka, Sept. 6 -- The polity is becoming fed up with politics. Citizens who cast their ballots in favour of the successful January 8th mandate are disillusioned, however they are not defeated. Alt... Read More


Sri Lanka Tourism launches one-day license renewal service for service providers

Sri Lanka, Sept. 5 -- As an initiative to facilitate the renewal of licenses much faster which is an annual requirement and to deliver enhanced satisfaction to the tourism service providers, SLTDA is ... Read More


Sri Lanka tourist arrivals drop in Aug 2019: Europe picks up

Sri Lanka, Sept. 5 -- The total number of international tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka during August 2019 was 143,587, a decline of 28.3 percent when compared with the same period last year. This mont... Read More


No liquor licenses issued to current parliamentarians: Finance Ministry

Sri Lanka, Sept. 5 -- Sri Lanka's Finance Ministry emphasizes that none of the current parliamentarians has been issued with liquor licenses. The ministry, however, states that liquor licenses were i... Read More


Easter Sunday bombings trigger downgrade for Colombo city in latest Global Liveability Index

Sri Lanka, Sept. 4 -- The Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka have triggered a downgrade for Colombo city in Global Liveability Index 2019, The Economist Intelligence Unit's latest liveability survey ... Read More


Next President will be powerless, all powers will be with PM: President Sirisena

Sri Lanka, Sept. 4 -- Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena says that in accordance with the 19th amendment to the constitution, the next President will be powerless. Addressing the SLFP Convent... Read More