Govt makes every effort to reduce budget deficit, curtail
inflation - IMF
The IMF welcomes the structure of the budget, tax
reforms, BOI reforms as well as plans that are under way to improve
the CEB, and CPC said IMF Resident Representative Dr. Koshy Mathai.
Divi Neguma, a people’s movement
“Divi Neguma the Upliftment of Lives program
launched by the Ministry of Economic Development should be a
people’s movement” said Minister of Economic Development Basil
UK companies express interest in investing in SL
Eighteen months after the end of the conflict
huge opportunities are open in Sri Lanka and UK companies are
willing to invest here, said Country Risk Analyst of the Export
Credit Guarantee Department (ECGD) of UK Olwen Renowden.
FLCH to set up two boutique hotels
Free Lanka Capital Holdings Ltd., a plantation
and power sector company plans to set up three-star-class boutique
hotels at its Pussellawa Plantations in Girigama, Kandy and Ayr,
Govt takes over Hilton
The government took over stakes in the Hilton,
Colombo’s landmark hotel as the owners had failed to pay the lease
and the agreement lapsed, last week.