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US Deputy Secretary of State Commends Sri Lanka’s Economic Efforts

The United States Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Richard Verma, who called on President Ranil Wickremesinghe expressed appreciation for the efforts taken by the Sri Lankan Government to turn the economy around. During the discussions, the President outlined the progress of the debt restructuring, along with several key economic reforms measures, including…

(0) Comments | February 23, 2024 9:43 pm

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Emirates scores its fourth Grand Slam – The Championships, Wimbledon

Emirates has announced a multi-year partnership deal with The Championships, Wimbledon, becoming the Official Airline of one of the oldest tennis tournaments in the world.   “Game, set, match” for the airline as it sweeps all four Grand Slam tournaments – Australian Open, Roland-Garros, US Open, and now, The Championships, Wimbledon. Partnership includes a multimillion-pound investment…

(0) Comments | February 22, 2024 5:12 pm

LAUGFS Eco Sri Unveils a State-of-the-Art Eco Test Facility to Combat Vehicle Emissions in Kirulapone, Sri Lanka

LAUGFS Eco Sri Limited, a subsidiary of LAUGFS Holdings, and a leading player in the vehicle emission testing sector recently announced the grand opening of its latest venture, the Kirulapone Vehicle Emission Testing Center. This flagship center, located in the heart of Kirulapone, marks a significant milestone in the company’s commitment to environmental sustainability and…

(0) Comments | February 22, 2024 5:10 pm

Dialog Powers Historic Royal – Thomian for 19th Time

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, has extended corporate backing for the 19th year as official sponsor of the country’s blue ribbon cricket encounter, the 2024 ‘Battle of the Blues’ between Royal College, Colombo, and S. Thomas’ College, Mt. Lavinia—played for the prestigious Rt. Hon. D. S. Senanayake Memorial Shield on March 7,…

(0) Comments | February 22, 2024 12:39 pm

Prime Group’s stunning new project – Waterfall Residencies Malabe welcomes discerning families to luxurious serenity

Set amidst the idyllic, lush environs of Malabe, Prime Group’s spectacular new project, ‘Waterfall Residencies,’ brings luxurious serenity to discerning families. Leading Sri Lankan property developer Prime Group has added to its award-winning and extensive portfolio of villa projects with Waterfall Residencies, a tranquil, nature-friendly residential complex located in the prolific, booming neighbourhood of Chandrika…

(0) Comments | February 22, 2024 12:09 pm

Emirates to expand its South American network with launch of services to Bogotá from 3 June

Emirates to operate daily flights to Bogotá via Miami on widebody three-class Boeing 777-300ER aircraft The airline’s flights on Bogotá-Miami sector to introduce premium services on popular route, including lie-flat seats in First Class and Business Class, generous baggage allowance, complimentary dining and in-flight entertainment Bogotá to become Emirates’ fourth gateway in South America and…

(0) Comments | February 22, 2024 11:35 am

Sysco LABS launches its ‘Mentor Mash’ growth and experience-sharing program

Sysco LABS officially unveiled ‘Mentor Mash’, its inaugural mentorship program for colleagues, reinforcing the company’s dedication to nurture talent and foster professional growth. The initiative, unveiled on January 31st, marks a significant milestone in Sysco LABS’ talent development strategy, ensuring greater sharing of experiences and knowledge between mentors and mentees.   Image Caption : The…

(0) Comments | February 22, 2024 11:32 am

Allianz Insurance Lanka Ltd. appoints Prashant Grover as its new Chief Executive Officer, Country Manager

Allianz Insurance Lanka Ltd is pleased to announce that Prashant Grover has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, effective 1st February 2024. He will also assume responsibility as Country Manager for Allianz Lanka, covering both Allianz Insurance Lanka Ltd. and Allianz Life Insurance Lanka Ltd, whilst serving as the Principal Officer of the first. Prashant brings…

(0) Comments | February 22, 2024 11:29 am

Sanasa General Insurance signs MoU with PULA to provide index-based agri-insurance solutions

Sanasa General Insurance Co. Ltd. and PULA (an agricultural insurance and technology company) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will help strengthen the farmers in the country through providing index-based insurance solutions. With this collaboration, PULA will provide the necessary technical support for the agricultural insurance facilities provided by Sanasa General Insurance, and…

(0) Comments | February 22, 2024 8:49 am

Embrace the World’s Best Finnish Early Education from Sri Lanka

Spark Your Child’s Potential at Finnish Overseas Preschool Finnish Overseas Preschool – Premium Day Care and Activity Centre proudly announces the official opening of its second location at Level 4, Units 11 & 12, One Galle Face Mall. This expansion marks a significant milestone in the landscape of early childhood education and reinforces the commitment…

(0) Comments | February 22, 2024 8:45 am

Grand Opening Ceremony Marks the Inauguration of UBT Campus Colombo Head Office

UBT Campus proudly announces the grand opening of its Colombo head office, signalling a significant milestone in its commitment to providing accessible, quality education to students and professionals across Sri Lanka. The inauguration ceremony, held at 320 1/ 1, R A De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 03, marks the beginning of a new era for the…

(0) Comments | February 22, 2024 8:32 am

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Sri Lanka the only South Asian nation to not blacklist corrupt contractors: Verité Research

New report highlights gaps in guidelines as well as a lack of compliance Sri Lanka has the worst record among South Asian countries in blacklisting corrupt contractors in public procurement, according to a new report by Verité Research. The report shows that Sri Lanka is the only country in South Asia that 1) does not…

(0) Comments | February 19, 2024 4:51 pm

This land is Harin Fernando’s land? – By Prof. Samitha Hettige

On 23rd February 1940 Woody Guthrie first composed the folk song “This land is your land – this land is my land – from California – to the New York island” (Ref. US history). Though he says such, the Red Indians may argue that it belonged only to them from times immemorial prior to colonization….

(0) Comments | February 19, 2024 10:55 am

Opportunities and challenges in Sri Lanka’s EV eco system

As Sri Lanka stands at the cusp of a transformative shift towards electric mobility, the journey ahead is promising yet fraught with challenges. The emergence of electric vehicles (EVs) heralds a new era in transportation that promises significant environmental benefits and a potential reduction in the nation’s dependence on fossil fuels. However, fully realizing the…

(0) Comments | February 19, 2024 10:28 am
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