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Sri Lanka’s ceramic firms snarled in regulations; calls for more protection

Sri Lanka’s ceramic firms snarled in regulations; calls for more protection

Sri Lanka’s ceramic tile makers are snarled in a plethora mining and transport regulations blocking access to raw materials and increasing costs, officials said amid a call for greater protection.…

Sri Lanka on new EU list of high risk countries

Sri Lanka on new EU list of high risk countries

Sri Lanka has been placed on a new European Union list of high risk third countries where bank have to exercise extra due diligence which fall short of anti-money laundering…

Sri Lanka and EU advance on Sustainable Consumption and Production commitments

Sri Lanka and EU advance on Sustainable Consumption and Production commitments

The successful partnership between Sri Lanka and the European Union (EU) on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) continued with a Multi-stakeholder Consultation in Colombo organized by the EU’s SWITCH-Asia SCP…

Three Iranian ships arrive at port of Colombo

Three Iranian ships arrive at port of Colombo

The Iranian naval ships; Bushehr, Lavan and Bayandore arrived at the port of Colombo on a training and goodwill visit on 15th February. Sri Lanka Navy welcomed the trio of…

World Bank VP says Sri Lanka among stronger economies in SA

World Bank VP says Sri Lanka among stronger economies in SA

The World Bank yesterday tipped Sri Lanka as one of the stronger economies in the South Asian region, but asserted the country is yet to reach its full potential, and…

President and PM condemn Pulwama terror attack

President and PM condemn Pulwama terror attack

President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe have condemned the Pulwama terrorist attack and offered their condolences to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. At least 37 CRPF personnel were…

‘India, SL could be example by growing together’

‘India, SL could be example by growing together’

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that India and Sri Lanka could be examples for South Asia by growing together and faster. He was speaking at a function organised by the…

Kenya, Sri Lanka surpass India in CTC Tea exports

Kenya, Sri Lanka surpass India in CTC Tea exports

Kenya and Sri Lanka have continued to surpass India in CTC (Crush, Tear, Curl) Tea export, although the combined production of the brew in those two countries is much less…

Iranian navy flotilla to dock in Sri Lanka

Iranian navy flotilla to dock in Sri Lanka

 Iranian Navy’s 60th naval Flotilla will dock in Colombo port of Sri Lanka in the next few days, said Deputy Hassani Moqadam. He told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)…

China establishing rubber Free Trade Zone in Sri Lanka

China establishing rubber Free Trade Zone in Sri Lanka

China has begun establishing a rubber Free Trade Zone (FTZ) in Sri Lanka. The arrangement will help promote the country’s rubber industry and boost sector earnings. In return, China is asking…

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