Indian minister Ravi Shankar Prasad calls on President

Indian minister Ravi Shankar Prasad calls on President

The Indian Union Minister for Law and Justice, Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, yesterday (15th Jan.).   Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad is a lawyer representing the state of Bihar as a Member of Parliament and the pioneer…

India sugar exporters to seek lower import tax on shipments to Sri Lanka, Bangladesh

India sugar exporters to seek lower import tax on shipments to Sri Lanka, Bangladesh

Indian sugar exporters will seek lower import duties on its sugar exports to neighbouring Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, a top industry official said on Thursday. “We will seek preferential import duty for our sugar exports to neighbouring Sri Lanka and Bangladesh under SAFTA (South Asian Free Trade Area),”…

France to help Sri Lanka build mini diary network

France to help Sri Lanka build mini diary network

France will give a 13.9 million Euro concessional loan to Sri Lanka to build six hi tech mini dairies which can process up to 4,500 litres of milk a day, the Finance Ministry said. The mini dairies with computerized monitoring will be able to produce homogenized pasteurized and…

India provides Rs. 6.9 bn to upgrade KKS Harbour

India provides Rs. 6.9 bn to upgrade KKS Harbour

India provides US $ 45.27 million (LKR 6.9 billion) to upgrade Kankesanthurai (KKS) Harbour and the agreement in…

Sri Lanka to import 78,000MT of frozen coconut kernels

Sri Lanka to import 78,000MT of frozen coconut kernels

Sri Lanka-based export coconut product brands have been issued permits to import 78,000 metric tonnes of frozen kernel…

Sirisena seeks judicial opinion on 6-year term

Sirisena seeks judicial opinion on 6-year term

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has sought the Supreme Court’s opinion on whether he could hold office until…

India to consider talks with Sri Lanka, Bangladesh to export sugar

India to consider talks with Sri Lanka, Bangladesh to export sugar

India will consider initiating preliminary talks with neighbouring Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to seek lower import duties for…

Commencing of Moragahakanda is happiest event in my life – President

Commencing of Moragahakanda is happiest event in my life – President

“The happiest day of life is not the day I became the President but, today with the commissioning…

Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka up 3.2-pct in 2017 despite set-backs

Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka up 3.2-pct in 2017 despite set-backs

Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka has reached an all-time high of 2,116,407 in 2017 according to the latest…

France seeks Sri Lanka’s support for Expo 2025 bid

France seeks Sri Lanka’s support for Expo 2025 bid

The head of France’s bid to host the 2025 World Expo held talks with Sri Lankan leaders Friday…

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