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SL signed agreement with Japan on sending workers for employment

SL signed agreement with Japan on sending workers for employment

Sri Lanka has entered into an agreement with the government of Japan on sending an unlimited number of skilled local workers for a 10-year time period.The agreement was signed by…

Thai Tourism Chief to sign MoU promoting bilateral tourism during Sri Lanka visit

Thai Tourism Chief to sign MoU promoting bilateral tourism during Sri Lanka visit

Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand accompanied by a group of outbound travel agents and journalists is to visit Sri Lanka shortly. The Tourism Ministry said the visit is…

Sri Lanka pioneers bamboo crafts training with UNIDO

Sri Lanka pioneers bamboo crafts training with UNIDO

After the successful and pioneering training for Sri Lanka’s bamboo craftsmen early this year, the second phase of the program was launched in Colombo last week. The project, pioneered early…

ADB to re-finance Sri Lanka’s Regional Development Bank micro loans

ADB to re-finance Sri Lanka’s Regional Development Bank micro loans

Manila-based Asian Development Bank said it loan 50 million dollars to state-run Regional Development Bank in Sri Lanka with a sovereign guarantee to be given to micro, small and medium…

Sri Lanka to obtain USD330Mn World Bank loan for climate mitigation

Sri Lanka to obtain USD330Mn World Bank loan for climate mitigation

Sri Lanka’s cabinet of ministers has approved the implementation of phase 1 of a multi-phase program for mitigation of climate disadvantages. The proposal was presented by Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Finance…

Spanish investor to build cabana hotel near Sri Lanka’s Yala nature reserve

Spanish investor to build cabana hotel near Sri Lanka’s Yala nature reserve

A Spanish investor is to build a hotel with 43 luxury cabanas close to the Yala nature reserve on Sri Lanka’s southeast coast, the Board of Investment said. The BOI…

Japanese investor reiterates his confidence in Sri Lanka

Japanese investor reiterates his confidence in Sri Lanka

A leading Japanese investor – President of Tosslec Co. Ltd, Kyoto, Japan Jitsuo Mikasa – reaffirmed that his company would continue to invest in Sri Lanka without any break or…

Japanese PM’s Special Advisor to visit SL

Japanese PM’s Special Advisor to visit SL

Japanese Prime Minister’s Special Advisor, Dr Hiroto Izumi is due to visit Sri Lanka. He is expected to meet Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe between June 20 – 22 for talks…

Japan will extend unstinted support to SL

Japan will extend unstinted support to SL

Japan’s visiting State Foreign Affairs Minister Toshiko Abe assured yesterday thatJapan will extend its unstinted support and cooperation towards Sri Lanka in overcoming the threat posed by global terrorism, .…

Sri Lanka to collaborate with UN mechanisms

Sri Lanka to collaborate with UN mechanisms

Tangible measures to collaborate with UN mechanisms in keeping with international norms and practices took center stage at discussions during the recent visit to Sri Lanka by UN Assistant Secretary…

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