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Sri Lanka state banks to raise up to a billion US dollar from ME

Sri Lanka state banks to raise up to a billion US dollar from ME

Sri Lanka’s main state banks are expecting to raise up to billion US dollars from the Middle East by the end of the year, Central Bank Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy said.…

Sri Lanka getting enough inflows to repay $1.5bn by April: CB Governor

Sri Lanka getting enough inflows to repay $1.5bn by April: CB Governor

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka said that it is expecting enough foreign inflows to rollover the 1.5 billion dollars of sovereign bond repayments in early 2019. “We can deal…

ICF unveils Sri Lanka Railways diesel-electric multiple units

ICF unveils Sri Lanka Railways diesel-electric multiple units

The first of six 13-car diesel-electric multiple-units which Indian Railways’ Integral Coach factory is building for Sri Lanka Railways was unveiled at the manufacturer’s plant in Chennai on November 12…

Lanka tea takes 10% share in Chinese market

Lanka tea takes 10% share in Chinese market

Sri Lanka tea exporters to China are increasing and the country has been able to take 10% share of the Chinese tea market, Assistant Director, Sri Lanka Tea Board, Dhanushka…

Battle against Sena intensifies

Battle against Sena intensifies

The Agriculture Ministry has already taken measures to control the spread of crop-destroying caterpillar known as ‘Sena’ (Fall Armyworm – Spodoptera frugiperda), reported from three districts including Ampara. The spraying…

Over 153,000 tourist arrivals in October

Over 153,000 tourist arrivals in October

The total number of international tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka during October 2018 was 153,123. In comparison to October last year, there is a growth of 0.5% when the arrivals…

Sri Lankan students arrived on student visas: government official

Sri Lankan students arrived on student visas: government official

The government clarified Thursday that a group of Sri Lankan students who arrived in Taiwan last year did so on student visas and not tourist visas as reported by local…

China, India avoid taking sides in Sri Lanka

China, India avoid taking sides in Sri Lanka

China and India are closely watching the constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka, which has been a battleground in their struggle for geopolitical supremacy in South Asia. Chinese and Indian diplomats…

Climate resistant apparel industry for SL

Climate resistant apparel industry for SL

The adverse effects of climate change, such as floods, erosion and landslides are increasingly hitting businesses in coastal regions. A new project lead by UNEP DTU Partnership was initiated last…

New hotel proposals almost double in Sri Lanka

New hotel proposals almost double in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s growing tourism industry has attracted a lot of investments during the first eight months of 2018, with new hotel proposals almost doubling, a report released by the Central…

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