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Casino Business (Regulation) Act gets COPF approval

The Committee on Public Finance (COPF) has green-lighted the clauses under the Casino Business (Regulation) Act No. 17 of 2010, its chairman MP Harsha...

Great Britain extends support for SL’s Climate Prosperity Plan

Great Britain has expressed its willingness to provide the necessary technical and practical support to Sri Lanka to implement the “Climate Prosperity Plan”, the...

Dengue cases in Sri Lanka on the rise again

Sri Lanka is seeing a rapid rise in the cases of its age-old enemy dengue fever once again, the National Dengue Control Unit says. Reportedly,...

Sri Lanka’s air quality reaches unhealthy level

The National Building Research Organization (NBRO) has warned that the quality of air in parts of the island has dropped further to an unhealthy...

Discussion held on CEB cost reduction

Discussion held on CEB cost reduction December 7, 2022 at 2:16 PM A meeting chaired by the Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera was held...

Unilaterally terminating LRT project cost over Rs. 5 Bn to Sri Lanka: audit report

Sri Lanka incurred a loss of staggering Rs. 5,978 million after the previous government unilaterally decided to terminate the Light Rail Transit (LRT) project...

Sri Lanka’s official reserve assets increase in Nov 2022

Official reserve assets of Sri Lanka at the end of November 2022 were at USD 1,705, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) says. This...

India’s economic support to Sri Lanka not based on communal approach: Jaishankar

India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday justified the government’s support to Sri Lanka, saying India would be shirking its responsibility if it...

Sri Lanka thanks India for assistance; Reviews status of economic cooperation

The High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India Milinda Moragoda met with the Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister of India Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman on...

Annual Sri Pada Pilgrimage Season begins

The annual Sri Pada Pilgrimage season 2022/23 began on Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day yesterday. It will end on Vesak Full Moon Poya Day...

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