Poverty alleviation through sustainable agriculture - New CTC
Ceylon Tobacco Co PLC’s new Chairman, Jayampathi
Divale Bandaranayake will amalgamate his responsibilities, fully
conscious of the sensitivities and emotions associated with the
tobacco trade. He succeeds Ken Balendra who steps down from the CTC
Board after nine years as Director of which the last five years has
been as its Chairman.
Sri Lanka can make brain drain a brain gain
“At a time when skilled labour migration
and brain drain is happening, Sri Lanka can make brain drain an
opportunity in the medium term to have brain gains. Countries like
the Philippines and India have done this.
MTNL likely to offload 50% stake in Suntel
Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) which has
been shortlisted as the preferred bidder to acquire Sri Lankan telco
Suntel, is already in talks with partners to offload a 50% stake in
the company (Suntel).