'Expressways: Focus on benefits not income'
One of the key indicators of development is the
well-connected road network. With the Colombo-Matara and Colombo-Katunayake
expressways in place the country has seamless connectivity in roads,
Ministry of Highways, Ports and Shipping Secretary, R. W. R.
Pemasiri told a forum on ‘The Doers Perspective of the Talkers Hot
Inflation drops in December
Inflation, as measured by the change in the
Colombo Consumers’ Price Index (CCPI) (2006/07=100), computed by the
Department of Census and Statistics, decreased to 2.1 percent in
December 2014 compared to 4.7 percent in December 2013 on a
Tourism industry poised for higher growth
The tourism industry is poised to achieve the
2.5 million arrival target by 2016 having recorded a remarkable
growth in 2014, according to a Sri Lanka Tourism Development