Confident of ties with SL: China

Colombo 20th Jan 2015 China has full confidence in prospects of relations with Sri Lanka, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson of China said Monday. In a message to Chinese President Xi Jinping, Sri Lanka’s new President Maithripala Sirisena had confirmed that the new government will continue major projects with China and expand bilateral cooperation in various […]
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6th annual Jaffna International Trade Fair from 23-25 January

Jan 20, Colombo: The 6th annual Jaffna International Trade Fair (JITF) will be held from 23rd to 25th January 2015 at the Duraiappah Stadium in the capital of Northern Province, Jaffna. The three-day event is organized by Lanka Exhibition and Conference Services (Pvt) Ltd. with the prime objective of helping business entities of various industries […]
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Momentum Jaffna, brings eminent business leaders, professionals and academics together

Jan 02 2015, Jaffna: ‘Momentum’ – Asia’s largest synchronized forum for professionals which was kicked off in December with simultaneous forums at four locations in Colombo, recently concluded its second event at Tilko City Hotel in Jaffna with the overwhelming participation of eminent business leaders, professionals and academics from the north of Sri Lanka. Addressing […]
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Yal Devi to KKS from today

The Yal Devi express train travelled from Jaffna to Kankesanthurai (KKS) today after a lapse of 25 years, this was stated by the Railway Department today. Transport Minister Kumara Welgama inaugurated the train service this morning in the presence of Ministers Susil Premajayanth, Reginald Cooray, Douglas Devananda and Northern Province Governor. Sri Lanka Railway (SLR) […]
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SriLankan airlines opens new Aviation College

Dec 15 2014, Colombo: ┬áThe national carrier of ┬áSri Lanka, SriLankan Airlines has launched its newest aviation integrated training institution, SriLankan Aviation College last Friday, opening up a world of opportunities for the aspirant youth to take their first step towards an exciting career in aviation. With over three decades of experience in training aviation […]
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China, a friend of Lanka always – Speaker

:A group of Chinese businessmen and investors who arrived in Sri Lanka recently, on an invitation from Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Deputy Minister Sarath Kumara Gunaratne, met Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa at the Parliament premises. They held discussions on fisheries and agriculture sectors and road and urban development programs in Sri Lanka. They also discussed […]
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Sri Lanka to launch two year tourism promotion campaign

Feb 21, 2014 – Sri Lanka will launch a campaign namely “comprehensive mega tourism promotional campaign” to boost arrivals including from newly developing markets, starting this year, information minister Keheliya Rambukwelle said. Sri Lanka’s Tourism Promotion Bureau is to spend up to 12.5 million US dollars on promotions over two year starting from 2014. Sri […]
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Commonwealth Business Forum will bring investment opportunities to Sri Lanka Dr Mohan

Mar 09, Colombo: The Commonwealth Business Forum (CBF) 2013 to be held in the Sri Lankan capital in November will bring investment opportunities to the island, the Chairman of the Commonwealth Business Council, Dr. Mohan Kaul said. According to the Chairman, the CBF2013 to be held from November 12 to 14 in Colombo coinciding with […]
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Sri Lanka unveils economic policies

COLOMBO, Jan 3: Sri Lanka’s rupee currency can be “flexible” in the future given pressure on the island nation’s balance of payments and declining reserves, but the central bank will not allow “volatile” moves, Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal said on Tuesday. Announcing the bank’s broader monetaiy and financial policies for 2012, Cabraal also said the […]
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