Welcome increase in Lanka's R&D budget
Centres to link scientists to rural Lanka
The Government hopes to increase its spending on
the Research and Development (R and D) up to one percent of the
total Gross Domestic Product (GDP). On an average Sri Lanka invests
only 0.18 per cent, Minister of Science and Technology Prof.Tissa
USD 3 million worth orders from USA for local spices
Spice Council mission brings results
The Spice Council (TSC) was able to clinch more
than USD 3 million worth of orders for the local spice industry
during their recent visit to USA.
CHC makes comeback with Rs. 3 m profits
Ceylon Hotels Corporation (CHC) has recorded a
profit of Rs 3 million during the first three months of this year
compared to huge losses made in previous years.