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CBSL supports FinTech innovations

CBSL supports FinTech innovations

The Blockchain committee, under the purview of the National Payments Council (NPC), chaired by Central Bank (CBSL) is currently studying the feasibility of developing the Blockchain technology in the areas…

Qatar – Sri Lanka review cooperation in employment

Qatar – Sri Lanka review cooperation in employment

Qatar Chamber and Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Foreign Employment held a meeting in Doha on Monday to discuss cooperation between the two sides regarding recruitment opportunities. Qatar Chamber First vice-chairman…

Sri Lanka to host conference of Asia-Pacific Depositories & Clearing organizations

Sri Lanka to host conference of Asia-Pacific Depositories & Clearing organizations

Central Depository Systems, a fully owned subsidiary of the Colombo Stock Exchange, will host the 22nd Annual General Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Central Securities Depository Group (ACG) in Sri Lanka.…

‘National disease surveillance system must be enhanced’

‘National disease surveillance system must be enhanced’

Sri Lanka must prevent use of biological agents, Sri Lanka Permanent Representative in Geneva Ambassador A.L.A. Azeez said. He was addressing the International Seminar convened by the Geneva Centre for…

Suwa Seriya Service expands into Central Province today

Suwa Seriya Service expands into Central Province today

The free pre hospital care ambulance services will continue, with the launch of the service in the Central Province today. Starting today, the 1990 Suwa Seriya pre hospital care ambulance…

India to hold naval defence exercise with Sri Lanka, Maldives

India to hold naval defence exercise with Sri Lanka, Maldives

The Indian Coast Guard is to take part in an exercise with its Maldivian and Sri Lankan counterparts starting Monday, India Today reported.This is India’s first defence engagement with Maldives…

Social and Labour Convergence Project launched in Colombo

Social and Labour Convergence Project launched in Colombo

Sri Lanka was last month chosen for the global launch of the Social and Labour Convergence Project (SLCP), the country’s Joint Apparel Association Forum (JAAF), the first industry body to be…

Moody’s downgrades Sri Lanka ratings to B2 amid political crisis

Moody’s downgrades Sri Lanka ratings to B2 amid political crisis

Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded the Government of Sri Lanka’s foreign currency issuer and senior unsecured ratings to B2 from B1 and changed the outlook to stable from negative. The decision…

Scientists from Edith Cowan University, Australia visit Sri Lanka

Scientists from Edith Cowan University, Australia visit Sri Lanka

Under a new Colombo Plan project, a 19-member team of Sport Scientists from Edith Cowan University in Australia will spend two weeks in Sri Lanka collaborating with counterparts at the…

Indian cars hit political bump in Lanka

Indian cars hit political bump in Lanka

The recent political turmoil in Sri Lanka is proving to be a hurdle for the Indian automobile industry, which has been in discussions with the government there to rebuild the…