Sri Lanka exports to rise after regaining GSP+ status

Sri Lanka exports to rise after regaining GSP+ status

On May 19 the EU formally restored Sri Lanka to the ranks of countries that benefit from the enhanced Generalised System of Preferences Plus (GSP+), which provides additional tariff preferences. The move was an acknowledgement that the country had committed to ratifying and implementing 27 international conventions covering…

PM, Foreign Minister meet Sri Lankan FM

PM, Foreign Minister meet Sri Lankan FM

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani met Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake, and the accompanying delegation, in Doha yesterday. Talks  dealt with relations between Qatar and Sri Lanka and means of enhancing them in addition to the latest…

Govt. ready to facilitate an export friendly economic policy: Finance Minister

Govt. ready to facilitate an export friendly economic policy: Finance Minister

A delegation of representatives from the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Sri Lanka, accompanied by the Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Kenichi Suganuma, called on the Minister of Finance and Media Mangala Samaraweera at the Ministry of Finance on Monday (3rd July). The representatives briefed Minister…

Top Saudi entrepreneurs explore investment possibilities in Sri Lanka

Top Saudi entrepreneurs explore investment possibilities in Sri Lanka

One of the leading international entrepreneurs, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz al Saud called on President Maithripala…

Global tea party to mark Sri Lanka’s tea industry

Global tea party to mark Sri Lanka’s tea industry

A global tea party to mark the birth of Sri Lanka’s tea industry 150 years ago will be…

UN Youth Envoy meets Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake

UN Youth Envoy meets Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake

The newly appointed UN Youth Envoy Jayathma Wickramanayake met Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake on June 27. While congratulating…

Sri Lanka’s Malinga gets suspended ban for media comments

Sri Lanka’s Malinga gets suspended ban for media comments

Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga has received a suspended one-year ban after pleading guilty to comments he…

President congratulates Jayathma Wickramanayake

President congratulates Jayathma Wickramanayake

Ms Jayathma Wickramanayake, who has been appointed as the new UN Envoy on Youth by United Nations Secretary-General…

Two French naval ships arrive at Colombo harbour

Two French naval ships arrive at Colombo harbour

French naval ships ‘Mistral’ and ‘Courbet’ arrived at the Colombo harbour on a goodwill visit on Wednesday. The…

Singapore’s Mustafa Center to invest 200 mln USD in Sri Lanka

Singapore’s Mustafa Center to invest 200 mln USD in Sri Lanka

Singapore’s Mustafa Centre will go head with a 200-million-U.S. dollar mixed development project in Sri Lanka, the head…

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