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Sunday, 08 May 2016


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Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette
Green technology - is important in the decisions we make in particular on the megapolis and other urban development projects

Following launch of Development Agency:

New laws soon for sustainable development

Sri Lanka will soon introduce a new law on sustainable development which will help move the country towards more innovation and future-orientated thinking to inspire better buildings and businesses,


IT-BPM industry poised for growth - SLASSCOM

The IT-BPM industry which has been well below its export revenue target of US $ 1 billion for many years is poised for steady growth and will reach the one billion dollar mark by the end of this year, Sri Lanka Association for Software and Services Companies (SLASSCOM) sources said.


Malaysia mulls FTA with Lanka

The Malaysian government is exploring the possibility of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Sri Lanka to increase bilateral trade and investments, Malaysiaís Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said.


Performance improves by 46% :

SriLankanís group loss down to Rs 8.9 b

SriLankan Airlines announced that it has recorded a significantly improved performance at the close of the financial year ending March 31, 2016 (based on un-audited financials) compared to the previous year - despite several legacy issues still remaining unresolved.


Experts oppose industry specific taxes

Economists and tax experts while acknowledging the need to boost tax revenue for Government coffers, opposed industry specific taxes and measures to tax consumer goods which is regressive. LIRNEasia, Executive Director Prof. Rohan Samarajiva said telecom services should be treated no different from other goods and services.


Under-nutrition, income inequality hits economic growth: CB

The Central Bank (CB) has drawn attention to the dangers posed to economic growth from poverty and the high incidence of child under-nutrition and income inequality in Sri Lanka.





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