Daily News Online

Saturday, 23 July 2011


Hambantota to handle car carriers

The Hambantota Port will now handle vessels carrying motor cars due to the berthing delays in the Colombo Port. “The Hambantota Port is now capable of handling ships and at our last meeting with the Sri Lanka Ports Authority,

Full Story

BITE 2011 in October:

Batticaloa to be business hub shortly

The Batticaloa International Trade Exhibition 2011 (BITE) will be an important event for the Batticaloa district where mega development projects are being carried out by the government under the “Nagenahira Navodaya” at present.

Full Story

EFC in line with decent work agenda

A crucial requirement for promotion of decent work is the creation of an enabling environment for employment generation, Employers’ Federation of Ceylon (EFC) Director General Ravi Peiris said.

Full Story

Raise investments to 33% of GDP - Dr PBJ:

Outlines key economic outcomes expected beyond 2011

Key economic outcomes expected beyond 2011 includes raising investment as a ratio of GDP to beyond 33% to sustain an annual GDP growth of 8%, Secretary to both Finance, Planning and Economic Development Ministries Dr P B Jayasundera said on Tuesday night.

Full Story


The Colombo South harbour is being constructed at a rapid pace as part of the accelerated development programmes initiated by the government. An aerial view of the Colombo Port and the Colombo South Port captured by our photographer Sulochana Gamage from a SriLankan Air taxi. The SriLankan air taxi service now flies to the country’s most picturesque locations.

Award for San Gems: San Gems and Jewellery proprietor Mohamed Sanoon Mohamed Lebbe and CEO Mohamed Najab Mohamed Sanoon receiving the International Star for Leadership in quality award in the Gold category from the business Initial Directors President and CEO Jose E Prieto at the awards ceremony held in Paris recently.

Donate Now | defence.lk
LANKAPUVATH - National News Agency of Sri Lanka
Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL)

| News | Editorial | Business | Features | Political | Security | Sport | World | Letters | Obituaries |

Produced by Lake House Copyright © 2011 The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd.

Comments and suggestions to : Web Editor