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    Mattala Airport to be developed with an India, Sri Lanka joint venture

    Mattala Airport to be developed with an India, Sri Lanka joint venture

    Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Nimal Siripala de Silva says that the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) in Hambantota currently running at a great loss will be developed with…

    Two urban corridors to spur growth

    Two urban corridors to spur growth

    Two Urban Corridors will be developed soon, one along the 134 km-long Central Expressway leading to Kandy, and the other along the 241 km-long Southern Highway leading to the Hambantota…

    Sri Lankan PM mulls new local govt structure in ‘Megapolis’ era

    Sri Lankan PM mulls new local govt structure in ‘Megapolis’ era

    Sri Lanka needs to reconsider the structure of its local governments to keep up with changing times and the emergence off ‘mega-cities’ like the planned Western Province Megapolis, Prime Minister…

    Singapore Prime Minister hosts luncheon for Sri Lanka delegation led by PM

    Singapore Prime Minister hosts luncheon for Sri Lanka delegation led by PM

    Sri Lanka delegation led by Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe has graced a luncheon hosted by Singapore Premier Lee Hsien Loong today. Premier Lee Hsien Loong has pointed out the Sri Lanka…

    Sri Lanka to obtain 100bn yen from MUFG Bank for Central Expressway phase 3

    Sri Lanka to obtain 100bn yen from MUFG Bank for Central Expressway phase 3

     Cabinet has approved a proposal presented by Prime Minister to enter into an agreement with MUFG Bank in Japan to obtain 100 billion Japanese Yen for the Central Expressway Phase…

    Zimbabwean NDU delegation meets Defence Secretary

    A group of representatives of the Zimbabwean National Defence University (NDU) delegation made a call on to the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC at the…

    India to cut tariffs on 3,142 items for Asia-Pacific trade bloc from July 1

    India to cut tariffs on 3,142 items for Asia-Pacific trade bloc from July 1

    India has agreed to provide tariff concessions on 3,142 products to Asia Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA) members, including Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, from July 1, the commerce ministry said on Monday. However, these duty…

    Outgoing US ambassador to Sri Lanka meets Speaker Karu Jayasuriya

    Outgoing US ambassador to Sri Lanka meets Speaker Karu Jayasuriya

    Outgoing United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka Atul Keshap has met Speaker Karu Jayasuriya yesterday(03/07/2018).         Courtesy – LBO…

    Sri Lanka seeks joint venture with India to salvage Mattala airport

    Sri Lanka seeks joint venture with India to salvage Mattala airport

    Sri Lanka is seeking a joint venture with India to salvage the white-elephant Mattala international airport, a month after the last remaining airline pulled out of the jinxed facility. Deputy…

    Sri Lanka invites GCC travellers to explore wildlife attractions

    Sri Lanka invites GCC travellers to explore wildlife attractions

    Flag carrier SriLankan Airlines is offering travellers from the Middle East the opportunity to explore the wide variety of Sri Lanka’s abundant wildlife and natural beauty. With 68 weekly flights…

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