Sri Lanka to implement import restrictions on fruit

Sri Lanka to implement import restrictions on fruit The Ministry of Agriculture in Sri Lanka says that the government is to impose import restrictions on five types of fruit: papaya, mango, pineapple, grapes and orange. The government says that Sri Lanka can grow their fruits domestically and there will be a programme implemented to encourage […]
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* Sri Lanka to restrict imports of five fruit varieties

Feb 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka Ministry of Agriculture sources say the government has decided to impose restrictions on import of five varieties of fruit. The five fruit varieties are papaya, mango, pineapple, grapes and orange. The government says these fruits can be grown in Sri Lanka very well and it is to initiate a programme […]
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Friendly countries will support Lanka at UNHRC – Foreign Secretary

Friendly countries will support Lanka at UNHRC – Foreign Secretary By Manjula FERNANDO Foreign Secretary Karunatilaka Amunugama The international community must support Sri Lanka’s domestic mechanism of reconciliation and efforts to help rebuild battered lives of the conflict affected, instead of talking about adverse resolutions at the UNHRC, External Affairs Secretary K. Amunugama said at […]
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* Sri Lanka Marxist party trade unions to decide on aggressive campaign …

Feb 19, Colombo: The National Trade Union Center (NTUC) affiliated to Sri Lanka Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) has called for meeting with trade unions on Wednesday (22) to decide on an aggressive campaign against the rising cost of living. NTUC Head and JVP politburo member K.D. Lalkantha told ColomboPage that the meeting would […]
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SL business climate gloomy in 2012-CCC poll

Sri Lanka’s upscale business community has put a damper on any buoyancy in economic growth this year with a new poll expressing concern over the deteriorating local and international business climate in 2012. According to a Business Outlook Survey 2012 issued by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) in January, the situation regarding two critical […]
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