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Step forward for tourism boost:

New Tourism Act hailed

Stakeholders of the leisure industry hailed the decision taken to implement the new Tourism Act with effect from October 1. “This is a piece of legislation the industry was waiting for a long time and it will create better working relationship between the government bodies and the private sector” said the President of the Sri Lanka Tourist Hotels Association, Hiran Cooray.

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Japan - Sri Lanka tea trade growth appreciated

Few guests representing Kirin Beverage Company, Japan visited Sri Lanka on a courtesy call to mark the 20th anniversary of tea business transactions with Sri Lanka.

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BOI projects worth over Rs. 550m

The BOI signed agreements for 7 new projects recently. Chairman/Director General of the BOI Dhammika Perera signed the agreements on behalf of the Board and formally handed over the certificates to the investors. Total employment generation would be over 1,500.

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Ceylon Glass records Rs. 43.6m in Q1 profits

New, State of the art 205 tons per day Glass Container Manufacturing facility is expected to be completed by Q3FY 2007. CGC reported its un-audited results for the quarter ended June 30, 2007.

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Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.

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