Extension of GSP Plus scheme an uphill task - Prof. Lakdas
The extension of the GSP Plus scheme appears to
be an uphill task since Sri Lanka did not fully satisfy the
conditions set out by the European Union such as Human Rights, good
governance and environment, said Chairman, Sri Lanka Apparel
Institute, Prof. Lakdas Fernando.
SAARC Payments Initiative to forge new links - CB Governor
The demands of people are becoming complex.
Therefore, they want all their transactions done at the click of a
button which has made the payment systems of banks complex and the
unsung heroes are those behind the screen who do the bulk of the
work to make the systems work. Today we launch the SAARC Payments
Initiative to move forward together to help and learn from each
other, said Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka Ajith Nivard Cabraal.
Explore new ways to assist member countries - Secy Gen
The Colombo Plan is reintroducing its initial
objectives to the member countries, Secretary General Patricia Yoon
told the third year review meeting of the Outreach/Drop-in Centres,
the drug addicts rehabilitation centres, last week.