Chinese business delegation here for joint packaging material
Swift follow up to President's visit to China :
A business delegation from Kunming Import and
Export Group, China would be in Sri Lanka today to assess the
investment potential in Sri Lanka with the private sector. This
delegation is visiting Sri Lanka subsequent to the visit of
President Mahinda Rajapaksa to China recently and is a follow up on
the negotiations made during his tour.
ADB to assist in expansion of Colombo Port
ADB will help fund the expansion of the Colombo
Port with a $300 million loan that will substantially upgrade the
'Indiscreet felling, major threat to coconut plantations'
A major threat to the coconut plantations is the
felling of coconut trees without considering any limits, by estate
owners. That is, there are no legal restrictions on owners in
relation to coconut tree felling on coconut land.