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Sri Lanka ranks 2nd in climate risk index

Sri Lanka ranks 2nd in climate risk index

In a new global index, Sri Lanka has been ranked second among the countries most affected by extreme weather events in 2017.The Long-Term Climate Risk Index listed Puerto Rico and…

Cruise ships calling Port of Colombo up 29-pct in 2018

Cruise ships calling Port of Colombo up 29-pct in 2018

A remarkable growth of cruise ships calling at the Port of Colombo has been reported in this year, Sri Lanka Ports Authority said. According to the authority, 45 cruise ships have…

Sri Lanka to be mine free by 2020, says UN Special Envoy

Sri Lanka to be mine free by 2020, says UN Special Envoy

“During my visit to Sri Lanka I saw extraordinary seriousness from the higher political level, down to official level to make Sri Lanka mine free by 2020’’, stated His Royal…

Cruise ships calling Port of Colombo up 29-pct in 2018

Cruise ships calling Port of Colombo up 29-pct in 2018

A remarkable growth of cruise ships calling at the Port of Colombo has been reported in this year, Sri Lanka Ports Authority said. According to the authority, 45 cruise ships have…

Sri Lankan IT-BPM delegation visits Sydney for market expansion

Sri Lankan IT-BPM delegation visits Sydney for market expansion

In collaboration with the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Sydney, seven IT-BPM companies led by Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) visited Sydney from 28 – 30 November 2018…

John Keells, Indra Traders sign agreement with BOI for TRI-ZEN

John Keells, Indra Traders sign agreement with BOI for TRI-ZEN

Braybrooke Residential Towers (Pvt) Ltd, signed an agreement with the Board of Investment for TRI-ZEN a pioneering residential development. The project is a joint venture between JK Land (Pvt) Ltd…

Sri Lanka to construct 60MW wind and 150MW solar power plants

Sri Lanka to construct 60MW wind and 150MW solar power plants

Sri Lanka’s cabinet of ministers has approved the procurement process for a policy framework for the construction of solar and wind power plants in the island. A 60 Mwt wind…

New coin series to be issued into circulation from next week

New coin series to be issued into circulation from next week

Central Bank of Sri Lanka issued a new series of circulation coins with face values of Rs.10, Rs.5, Rs.2 and Rs.1 with objectives of reducing the cost of coins minting,…

Indian Coast Guard Ships to Visit Sri Lanka

Indian Coast Guard Ships to Visit Sri Lanka

Indian Coast Guard Ships CGS to visit Sri Lanka from 01 to 07 December 2018. Would also be visiting Galle. The ships arrived in Colombo after participating in the India-Sri…

Xiaomi officially enters the Sri Lanka market

Xiaomi officially enters the Sri Lanka market

New and innovative Chinese smartphone Xiaomi today announced its official entry into the Sri Lankan market to strengthen its presence and extend more local support to the market. “At Xiaomi,…