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Two ministers to visit Russia tomorrow

Two ministers will be flying to Russia tomorrow (27) and they will discuss matters including fuel imports during the visit, Minister Kanchana Wijesekara said. The...

UK inflation hits fresh 40-year high in CoL crisis

British annual inflation has hit a fresh 40-year high, official data showed Wednesday, further eroding workers' wages in a Cost-of-Living (CoL) crisis, and heaping...

High-ranking U.S. delegation to arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow

A high-level delegation representing the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of State will visit Sri Lanka from June 26- 29,...

UNDP-led Private Sector giving facility launched

The health and food sectors are two of the most heavily affected by the ongoing economic crisis in Sri Lanka, with severe medical and...

Hambantota Port loan not repaid through 2017 lease – COPE

It was revealed at the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) meeting held on Wednesday (22) that the loans taken for the construction of the...

Sri Lanka amends limit on foreign currency possession

The Minister of Finance has issued an order to reduce the amount of foreign currency retained in possession by an individual in Sri Lanka...

SriLankan Airlines’ Cares Airlifts Critical Medicine to Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Cares takes on the cause of airlifting internationally donated essential medicines and medical equipment to hospitals in Sri Lanka, free of freight...

IMF ready to assist Sri Lanka

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday informed President Gotabaya Rajapaksa that the lending agency is ready to assist Sri Lanka at this crucial time...

India’s finance minister assures ‘fullest support’ for Sri Lanka’s economic recovery

Finance Minister of India Nirmala Sitharaman has assured Sri Lanka of her “fullest support” and cooperation for its recovery from the ongoing economic crisis. Sitharaman...

Rice tycoon Dudley bats for consumers

A heated argument erupted between Araliya Holdings Chairman Dudley Sirisena and Ratna Rice Mills Chairman Mithrapala Lankeshwara when the latter said that he wanted...

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