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,
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.
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.
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.