Profits earned by SriLankan Airlines to health and education sectors


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe addressing the management of the national carrier said yesterday that a portion of the profits earned by our national carrier SriLankan Airlines will be allocated for the development of the health and education sectors once it ...

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foreign currency fluctuation makes imported vehicle price hike


The prices of imported vehicle would be increased due to the major foreign currency fluctuation with no change in the present situation in tax regime, Chairman of Lanka Vehicle Importers’ Association Mahinda Sarathchandra said. Chairman of Lanka Vehicle Importers’ Association ...

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Vehicle prices expected to be increased


The government has announced that the VAT will be increased to 15 percent with effect from May 2. Chairman of Vehicle Importers Association Indika Sampath Merinchige said Vehicle prices are expected to increase substantially from May 2 due to the ...

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First round winners Prima KottuMee Hot & Spicy Cricket promotion


Prima KottuMee came up with yet another way to add some extra excitement to the T20 World Cup. The campaign titled, ‘Prima KottuMee Hot & Spicy Kricket’ offered fans a fun and simple way of winning valuable prizes, as a ...

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Sri Lanka wins Award for the “Most Popular Destination” at GITF


The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Guangzhou in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau(SLTPB) organized Sri Lanka’s participation at the Guangzhou International Travel Fair (GITF) from 25th – 27th February 2016 at the Canton Exhibition grounds in ...

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As part of its efforts to raise awareness on Malaysia as a destination of choice, Tourism Malaysia has embarked on a Sales Mission to India and Sri Lanka. The 9-day sales mission covered the Indian cities of Chandigarh, Lucknow, Bengaluru, ...

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Sri Lanka exports, imports decline; trade gap widens in December 2015


Sri Lanka’s exports fell 18.7% to US$ 817.5 million in December 2015 from a year earlier while imports fell at a slower 8.5% to US$ 1,644.7 million, Central Bank official data showed. The trade gap widens 4.4% to US$ 827.3 ...

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SL Airlines reversing plans to discontinue or reduce European flights


Sri Lanka’s national carrier, SriLankan Airlines reversing earlier plans to discontinue or reduce flights to key European destinations, has decided to continue the flights to those destinations, except Rome, Business Times reports. The move has drawn welcome relief from all ...

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