NCCSL assistance for SMEs
Minister of Economic Development Basil
Rajapaksa was Chief Guest at a ceremony where financial
assistance was granted by the National Chamber of Commerce
of Sri Lanka to 150 SMEs from over 15 districts in the
country. President NCCSL Asoka Hettigoda and Secretary NCCSL
Sujeewa Samaraweera look on.
Indian cruise liner to South, South East Asia
The M/V Amet Majesty luxury cruise
liner owned by Amet Shipping India (Pvt) Limited, will
undertake voyages in South and South East Asia, covering,
India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Andaman, Nicobar, Thailand,
Singapore, Malaysia and other destinations. The General
Sales Agent for Amet Shipping in Sri Lanka is Ceyline
Travels (Pvt) Ltd. Pic: Vipula Amarasinghe
Additional financing of $ 100m for road project
The International Development Association of the World Bank has
agreed to provide additional financing of $100 million to resurface and
rehabilitate two road sections from Ambepussa to Dambulla (91 km) and
Kantale to Trincomalee (43 km) the Ambepussa-Trincomalee road (A6).
The finances would be used to improve the access road connecting the
Eastern and Northern Provinces to the capital.
It is expected that $10 million would be allocated to the Road
Maintenance Trust Fund (RMTF) for road maintenance. A Secretariat has
been established under the Ministry of Ports and Highways to manage and
supervise the RMTF.
CFO of Datacard USA Kurt Ishaug
congratulates Chairman DMS Ruvan Ratnatunga and hands over
the award to General Manager DMS Naresh Fernando. Regional
Director South Asia for Datcard USA Shirish Rege looks on.
Datacard USA rewards DMS
Datacard Corp USA, a world leader in secure identity and financial
card issuance systems recently conferred two awards to Data Management
Systems Ltd (DMS)- the local Distributor for Datacard systems and
solutions for achievements in selling and implementing secure card-based
systems solutions to large and blue chip companies and for being the
supplier of financial cards (Debit, Credit Chip Smart and ATM cards)
issuance systems commanding 90 percent market share.
The prestigious Breakthrough Award was for winning large contracts
for new business in a relatively small market when compared with other
larger and more developed markets in the geographical areas such as
China, India, Japan, Korea, Australia, Indonesia and Thailand.