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    Import of cinnamon prohibited

    Import of cinnamon prohibited

    Importation of cinnamon to Sri Lanka is prohibited and considering the importance of reviewing the re-export procedure, to appoint a Committee of Officials to amend the ‘Temporary Importation for Export…

    Bangladesh’s revised stand on SAARC summit

    Bangladesh’s revised stand on SAARC summit

    There is a tendency in the current Indian establishment and a section of the Indian media to, sometimes, underestimate its smaller neighbours, being obsessed with the acrimony with Pakistan and…

    President congratulates US President-Elect Donald Trump

    President congratulates US President-Elect Donald Trump

    “The Government and the people of Sri Lanka join me in congratulating you on your victory”, said President Maithripala Sirisena sending a congratulatory message to the President-elect of the US,…

    First Japanese model farm starts in Walpita with US$ 1 mn investment

    First Japanese model farm starts in Walpita with US$ 1 mn investment

    The Japan Lanka Agriculture Industrial Research and Training Center (Pvt) Ltd (JLATC), held the ground breaking ceremony for the first Japanese model farm in Walpita,Divulapitiya. JLATC is a BOI approved…

    USD 60 million loan from ADB for clean drinking water

    USD 60 million loan from ADB for clean drinking water

    The Sri Lankan government has obtained a loan of USD 60 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to provide safe drinking water for chronic kidney disease (CKD) prone areas,…

    Tehran, Colombo to launch direct trade

    Tehran, Colombo to launch direct trade

    Sri Lankan Minister of Primary Industries (agriculture and fisheries) Daya Gama said on Wednesday that direct trade between the two countries can be more beneficial for both nations. Gama made…

    Japanese SME business delegation visits BOI on evaluation mission

    Japanese SME business delegation visits BOI on evaluation mission

    The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka hosted a large delegation consisting of representatives from the World Business Society of Tokyo Small and Medium Enterprise Consultant Association (WBS) who are…

    China betting on regime change in Sri Lanka?

    China betting on regime change in Sri Lanka?

    The highly unusual outburst by China’s ambassador criticising Sri Lanka’s finance minister and the island’s economic policies is seen by many analysts as a sign that Beijing may be expecting…

    UK Minister for the UN and Commonwealth to visit Sri Lanka

    UK Minister for the UN and Commonwealth to visit Sri Lanka

    British Minister for the UN and Commonwealth Baroness Anelay is to visit Sri Lanka next week, the British High Commission in Colombo said Thursday. During her visit the Minister will…

    PM Wickremesinghe arrives in Hong Kong

    PM Wickremesinghe arrives in Hong Kong

    Prime Minster Ranil Wickremesinghe arrived at the Hong Kong international airport this morning to attend the 15th Asia – Pacific Conference of German Business. He was warmly welcomed by the…

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