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India and Japan to build LNG terminal in Sri Lanka

India and Japan to build LNG terminal in Sri Lanka

In a bid to counter China’s growing influence in the Island nation, India and Japan will join hands to set up a $250 million LNG import terminal in Sri Lanka,…

Singapore’s Mustafa Center to invest 200 mln USD in Sri Lanka

Singapore’s Mustafa Center to invest 200 mln USD in Sri Lanka

Singapore’s Mustafa Centre will go head with a 200-million-U.S. dollar mixed development project in Sri Lanka, the head of the country’s investments agency said on Friday. Board of Investments (BOI)…

800,000 Sri Lankans suffering from depression: WHO

800,000 Sri Lankans suffering from depression: WHO

World Health Organization office said that there are approximately 800, 000 people suffering from depression in Sri Lanka. Sources say that media can play a key role towards increasing the understanding…

Sri Lanka completes Megapolis water transport study, EOIs soon

Sri Lanka completes Megapolis water transport study, EOIs soon

The Sri Lankan government has completed a pre-feasibility study on inland water transport in the planned Megapolis urban agglomeration project with Dutch governemnt support and investment proposals will be called…

National Buddhist Think Tank meets under President’s patronage

National Buddhist Think Tank meets under President’s patronage

The National Buddhist Think Tank held a meeting under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, yesterday (15th June). The Maha Sangha who represents the National Buddhist…

Sri Lankan cement demand grows to 2021

Sri Lankan cement demand grows to 2021

Cement demand in Sri Lanka will moderate over the next five years, according to a new report from CW Research, following average growth of 13% between 2010 and 2016. Cement…

Sri Lanka approves solar-wind hybrid plant 2 June 2017

Sri Lanka approves solar-wind hybrid plant 2 June 2017

The Sri Lankan government has approved a proposal to develop a large-scale wind-solar hybrid power plant in the north of the country. The plans comprise the construction of 240 MW…

In Sri Lanka’s Deep Waters Marine Conservation Goes Hi-Tech – Analysis

In Sri Lanka’s Deep Waters Marine Conservation Goes Hi-Tech – Analysis

As the midday sun rises higher over Gulf of Mannar, a drone hovers over the blue mass of sea water. Below, a motley crowd of fishermen gathers, straining their eyes…

Korean Government approves USD200mn for Kandy tunnel

Korean Government approves USD200mn for Kandy tunnel

The Ministry of Strategy and Finance of Korea has approved 200 million US dollars for the Kandy tunnel construction project, Korean Embassy in Sri Lanka announced. The project comprises of…

Sri Lanka Navy to complete pedestrian walkway near Supreme Court

Sri Lanka Navy to complete pedestrian walkway near Supreme Court

The Urban Development Authority has proposed that Sri Lanka Navy should complete stage III of the pedestrian walkway along the St. Sebastian canal area from the Technical Junction towards the…

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