Sri Lanka takes strong objection to US travel ban on Lt. Gen. Silva & family

Sri Lanka, Feb. 15 -- The Government of Sri Lanka takes strong objection to the imposition of travel restrictions on Lt. Gen. Silva and his immediate family members by the Government of the United Sta... Read More

Sri Lanka performs poorly on economic freedom: Focus on open trade crucial: Advocata

Sri Lanka, Feb. 14 -- Sri Lanka currently ranks 104 out of 162 countries for Economic Freedom (Economic Freedom of the World Index, 2019). This is a 7 step drop from last year's ranking, 97. The Pres... Read More

Private sector consultation to mobilize domestic investment for SDGs

Sri Lanka, Feb. 14 -- A private sector consultation has been organised to initiate a dialogue on mobilizing domestic investment for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the Ceylon Chamber of Co... Read More

National Salaries Commission established to formulate national policy

Sri Lanka, Feb. 14 -- A National Salaries Commission has been established to provide guidance and assistance to the Government in formulating and executing a National Salaries Policy. The Commission ... Read More

Ministry of Social Security signs MoU with Cargills & Keells

Sri Lanka, Feb. 14 -- A Memorandum of Understanding was signed today between a number of parties, on an initiative of the Ministry of Social Security. The event was held at the Auditorium at the Mini... Read More

Valentine's Day offer from SriLankan Airlines

Sri Lanka, Feb. 14 -- SriLankan Airlines gives you an exciting way of celebrating Valentine's Day this year with discounted fares of up to 25% off on Business class and 20% off on Economy class fares ... Read More

Proposals for a new constitution presented to President

Sri Lanka, Feb. 14 -- A set of proposals containing facts that should be taking into account when formulating a new Constitution was presented to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The proposals on new Co... Read More

US State Secretary designates Shavendra Silva for alleged HR violations

Sri Lanka, Feb. 14 -- The US State Department has designated Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, current Commander of the Sri Lanka Army and Acting Chief of Defense Staff for alleged violations of hum... Read More

Sri Lanka's Hemas Group profit down 5-pct in 3Q amid on-going recovery

Sri Lanka, Feb. 14 -- Sri Lanka's Hemas Holdings which has interests in FMCG, leisure, and healthcare has posted a shareholder profit of 974.7 million rupees in the third quarter, down 4.9 percent fro... Read More

Colombo Fashion Week introduces Responsible Meter for garments

Sri Lanka, Feb. 14 -- Colombo Fashion Week introduces a first-of-its-kind audit system, the Responsible Meter, where every garment presented on the ramp will have a Responsible score making it account... Read More