Lanka on track to achieve 7.5 percent growth - CB Governor
Sri Lanka is firmly on track to achieve 7.5
percent growth by the end of the year as shown by the first six
months performance, which has been right on target.
Atchuveli Industrial Estate:
2,500 jobs under phase one
The Government has taken steps to improve the
industrial sector in all parts of the country including the North
and the East. Several development projects have been launched by the
Government under the Northern Emergency Recovery Program (NERP).
100th ship to dock at Hambantota
Hambantota Mahinda Rajapaksa International Port
is expecting the 100th ship to dock in the harbour in few weeks. A
Sri Lanka Ports Authority spokesman said the 93rd ship, a vehicle
transporter, arrived in the port last week. The ship, transporting
vehicles from Dubai, unloaded 62 vehicles at Hambantota for
transshipment to Africa. He said the yards are full of vehicles due
to the large number of vehicle carriers arriving in the harbour.