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Ceylon Chamber to hold seminar to discuss Implementation of WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement in Sri Lanka

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will conduct a seminar on the topic ‘WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement – What Business Needs to Know,’ under the Trade Intelligence for Private Sector (TIPS) Initiative of the Chamber, which aims to help the private sector to stay up-to-date on international trade issues and advocate for policy changes. The seminar…

(0)Comments | March 28, 2017 12:00 pm

HNB Grameen partners with Developing World Markets

HNB Grameen, a dynamic and fast growing finance company that pioneered microfinance in Sri Lanka, recently entered into an equity partnership with Developing World Markets (DWM), a leading emerging markets impact investing firm. DWM purchased 7.93% shares of HNB Grameen, which marks a significant milestone for the company. The partnership was formed after DWM recognized…

(0)Comments | March 28, 2017 11:07 am

Invest SL Forums make a rallying call to Lankans living in Melbourne and Auckland

Sri Lankans living in Melbourne and Auckland caught a rallying call to be a part of Sri Lanka’s growth at Invest Sri Lanka forums recently organized by the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC). The two events drew a combined participation of over 300 individuals and were…

(0)Comments | March 28, 2017 10:04 am

Sri Lankan shares slump to one-year low as banks fall

Reuters – Sri Lankan shares fell to a more than one-year closing low on Monday in dull trade as investors sold shares of lenders after the central bank tightened monetary policy in the previous session, dealers said. On Friday, the central bank raised its benchmark interest rates by 25 basis points for the first time…

(0)Comments | March 27, 2017 10:59 pm

European Investment Bank delegation to make historic visit to Sri Lanka to explore new opportunities for future investment

A high-level delegation from the European Investment Bank, the world’s largest international public bank, will make a three day official visit to Sri Lanka later this week at the start of a South Asia regional tour. Andrew McDowell, newly appointed Vice President of the European Investment Bank responsible for South Asia, will discuss recent engagement…

(0)Comments | March 27, 2017 3:08 pm

India International Textiles Expo – Colombo 2017

India International Textiles Expo-Colombo 2017 has been organized by PDEXCIL with the active support & guidance of Ministry of Textiles and under the MDA Scheme of Ministry of  Commerce, Govt. of India. The Inaugural function was held at the venue, Galadari Hotel Colombo. The event was inaugurated by Mrs. Chandani Wijewardana, Secretary ministry of development…

(0)Comments | March 27, 2017 1:50 pm

NZ to open High Commission in Sri Lanka

New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced that New Zealand will open a High Commission in Colombo, Sri Lanka. “Establishing a High Commission in Colombo is a sign of New Zealand’s commitment to strengthening the relationship between our countries,” Mr McCully says. “Sri Lanka is rebuilding after a generation-long civil war, and we are…

(0)Comments | March 27, 2017 1:18 pm

Mobitel launches first “Smart Bus Halt” in Sri Lanka

The National Mobile Service Provider Mobitel takes a pioneering step forward in the transformational change of Colombo in to a Smart City with its state-of-the-art Smart Bus Halt situated at Town Hall, Colombo. This significant step, spearheaded by the Mobitel Innovation Center, showcases the ways in which touch of technology can propel the experience of…

(0)Comments | March 27, 2017 11:55 am

VirtusaPolaris Continues Investment in Talent with Future Architects Program

Following the success of its inaugural Future Architects program, VirtusaPolaris recently inducted the second batch of potential architects in its core practice. As the breadth and depth of knowledge and skills required by a software architect keep expanding, VirtusaPolaris deems it necessary to spearhead this innovative program to help lead consultants prepare for the challenge…

(0)Comments | March 27, 2017 11:40 am

India International Textiles Expo 2017 in Colombo

India International Textiles Expo (IITExpo) – 2017 and Buyer Seller Meet organized by the Power loom Development and Export Promotion Council (PDEXCIL) India, will be held on 27th and 28th March  at Hotel Galadari, Colombo. More than 30 Indian companies will be exhibiting/ showcasing the latest range of textile fabrics, industrial fabrics, specialty fabrics, made-ups…

(0)Comments | March 27, 2017 9:53 am