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An insurance scheme for local craftsmen

An insurance scheme for local craftsmen 0

🕔18:47, 1.Jun 2019

Deputy Minister Buddhika Pathirana says that an insurance scheme for local craftsmen will be introduced this year. The Deputy Minister mentioned this while attending the ceremony to open the Palmyrah products village at Vavuniya, Thandikulama area. A large number of

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Financialfacilities for eight new schemes further expanding the Enterprise Sri Lanka

Financialfacilities for eight new schemes further expanding the Enterprise Sri Lanka 0

🕔19:12, 31.May 2019

The Government has decided to grant financial facilities for eight new schemes further expanding the Enterprise Sri Lanka. This follows the receipt of the Cabinet approval for a proposal submitted by Minister Mangala Samaraweera to expand this loan scheme under

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Fruit factory to be set up at the Bingiriya Export Processing Zone

Fruit factory to be set up at the Bingiriya Export Processing Zone 0

🕔19:30, 30.May 2019

An agreement related to the construction of a Fruit Export Factory in the Bingiriya new Export Processing zone has been signed. The inking of the agreement took place under the patronage of Deputy Minister Nalin Bandara. Board of Investment Chairman

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Import of green gram to be halted

Import of green gram to be halted 0

🕔19:19, 27.May 2019

Minister P. Harrison has said that the import of green gram will be totally halted in the future. The Minister claimed that it is expected to cultivate green gram on an extent of 15,000 acres in the Hmbanthota District. He

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Colombo Harbour increases container handling

Colombo Harbour increases container handling 0

🕔19:10, 26.May 2019

The container handling the capacity of the Colombo Harbour has been increased by 9.1 percent last month.The Colombo Port has handled 441,437 containers in April last year. It was 482,910 last month. It has been possible due to the contribution

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HC in Pakistan refutes news report on halting SL-Pak trade ties

HC in Pakistan refutes news report on halting SL-Pak trade ties 0

🕔19:11, 23.May 2019

Sri Lanka’s High Commission in Pakistan has refuted reports that trade activities between Sri Lanka and Pakistan have come to a halt. A news release issued by the High Commission said that trading between the two countries is proceedings as

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Cane crushing season at Hingurana begins

Cane crushing season at Hingurana begins 0

🕔19:10, 16.May 2019

The new sugar cane crushing season at the Hingurana Sugar Factory has commenced. The crushing season began under the patronage of Director of the Galoya Plantations Company and Ampara District Secretary D.M.L. Bandaranayake. It was the eighth sugarcane crushing season

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UNWTO calls on global community to support Sri Lanka tourism

UNWTO calls on global community to support Sri Lanka tourism 0

🕔12:40, 16.May 2019

Secretary General of the UNWTO called on the global community to offer its unwavering support to Sri Lanka through Tourism at this critical moment noting that hotels, beaches and other sites of interests are open as usual. In a video

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New measures to safeguard TFC depositors

New measures to safeguard TFC depositors 0

🕔19:32, 15.May 2019

The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka initiated a number of regulatory actions, as temporary measures, under the provisions of Finance Business Act, on The Finance Company PLC with a view to safeguard the interests of the

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300 million rupees released as loans under Thurunu Diriya

300 million rupees released as loans under Thurunu Diriya 0

🕔19:26, 9.May 2019

The Prime Minister’s Policy Development Office says that more than 300 million rupees had so far been given as entrepreneur loans under the BOC Thurunu Diriya Loan Scheme. This money had been distributed among 730 young entrepreneurs. The highest number

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