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CSE partners with SLIM with the intention to promote capital market education among SLIM students

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) recently to enhance collaborative efforts in advancing educational initiatives and professional development. This effort will ultimately provide students with the enhanced access and preparation necessary to recongise and capitalise on opportunities within the financial sector. The…

(0)Comments | February 19, 2024 10:02 am

FAO’s Director-General Arrives in Sri Lanka to Inaugurate UN FAO Conference on the Recovery and Reform of Agrifood Systems in the Asia-Pacific Region for Future Food Security

FAO Director-General, Dr QU Dongyu, arrived on Sunday in Sri Lanka for a three-day visit to participate in the 37th Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific. Government Ministers and Heads of Delegations from as many as 46 Member Nations are gathering in Colombo for the event. Sri Lanka is hosting…

(0)Comments | February 19, 2024 6:25 am

Rocell unveils the first Live Shower Experience in the region, with the partnership of the German Brand – Hansgrohe & AXOR

Royal Ceramics Lanka PLC (Rocell), Sri Lanka’s leading manufacturer of high-quality floor tiles, wall tiles, and bathware, has embarked on an unprecedented collaboration with Hansgrohe & AXOR, the world-renowned German brands, synonymous with premium showers, and bathroom accessories. By solidifying its design leadership through this groundbreaking partnership, Rocell brings the pinnacle of bathing experiences to…

(0)Comments | February 19, 2024 6:17 am

Agents of Change – Making all countries in Asia and the Pacific more dynamic, healthier, wealthier, and better

Op-Ed by Dr QU Dongyu, Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) We all know that we live in a changing world. In the vast area of Asia and the Pacific that change is most evident. Over the past 20 years, the economies of many nations in the region have been moving…

(0)Comments | February 16, 2024 2:07 pm

Financial Intelligence Unit entered into a MoU with the Excise Department

In terms of the provisions of the Financial Transactions Reporting Act, No. 6 of 2006 (FTRA), the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of Sri Lanka entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Excise Department of Sri Lanka on January 09, 2024 at the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) to exchange information related to…

(0)Comments | February 16, 2024 11:10 am

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka releases the Monetary Policy Report – February 2024

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka released the Monetary Policy Report – February 2024 today (15.02.2024) in keeping with the requirements of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka Act, No. 16 of 2023. The content of this Report is mainly based on information that was considered by the Monetary Policy Board of the Central Bank…

(0)Comments | February 16, 2024 9:21 am

Israel and Sri Lanka have inked a direct air service agreement

Sea container shipments surge by 32% – Minister of Ports, Shipping, and Aviation Nimal Siripala de Silva. Ports, Shipping, and Aviation Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva announced the signing of a direct air service agreement between Israel and Sri Lanka today (15). Speaking at a press briefing themed “Collective Path to a Stable Country” at…

(0)Comments | February 15, 2024 6:04 pm

Legends Cricket Trophy 2024 to be held for first time in Sri Lanka

120 cricketing legends from around the world drafted into seven teams Tournament to be played in Kandy over 14 days Bringing together cricketing legends from around the world for the first time to Sri Lanka, the Legends Cricket Trophy 2024 is slated to begin on March 8th at Pallekelle Stadium in Kandy.  Played over fourteen…

(0)Comments | February 15, 2024 4:31 pm

UN Global Compact Network Sri Lanka rallies corporates to ‘Forward Faster’ on SDGs

United Nations Global Compact Network Sri Lanka (Network Sri Lanka), the country network of the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, recently launched a rousing call to action for corporate leaders of Participant companies and across the country: commit to ambitious sustainability targets and amplify Sri Lanka’s progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through a…

(0)Comments | February 15, 2024 4:13 pm

Sampath Bank achieves stable results amidst economic headwinds, while supporting the sustainability of its customers

Backed by its strong capital base, Sampath Bank continues to navigate adeptly through challenging times. The Bank demonstrated resilience and a commitment to prioritizing stakeholder interests in the face of challenging economic headwinds, thanks to its well-executed business strategies, increased vigilance, and proactive risk management measures. Despite the country showing signs of a broader economic…

(0)Comments | February 15, 2024 3:22 pm