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Lanka is self-sufficient in maize

Wheat flour consumption drops by 55 percent:

Master Divers Chief says ‘Stop imports’:

Sri Lanka is self-sufficient in maize production. Therefore, the importation of maize can be stopped totally from now, Chairman Master Divers Ariyaseela Wickramanayake told Daily News Business.

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Thai visa fee exemption doubles applications

The exemption of the visa fee of Rs. 4,000 for Sri Lankans to visit Thailand which commenced on March 31 has been encouraging. The number of visa applications at the Thai Embassy has increased two-fold according to as official of the Embassy.

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Mega summit to promote business partnerships

A mega summit organized by the European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka will be held in Sri Lanka to initiate Sri Lankan companies to set up joint ventures and trade partnerships with European companies.

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A maize cultivation in Polonnaruwa Picture by Sumanachandra Ariyawansa

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