Bank of Ceylon to extend wings to Seychelles
Bank of Ceylon, in its quest to expand its global
foot print is looking at opening a branch in Seychelles. The bank
hopes mainly to woo the fisheries and the tourism segment in the
country. Dr. Gamini Wickramasinghe, Chairman, Bank of Ceylon who met
Seychelles President James Michel at the State House in Seychelles
during the visit also discussed this proposal while the BOC team
spoke with officials of government ministries, other banks and the
private sector. The meeting follows the President’s state visit to
Sri Lanka in August this year, where discussions were held to
strengthen economic cooperation between the two countries.
Hilton signs landmark agreement
Hilton Worldwide (Hilton) signed an agreement
with Hotel Developers (Lanka) PLC (HDL) for the management of the
Hilton Colombo. The agreement reiterates that Hilton will continue
to operate and manage the Hilton Colombo.
Exilesoft deploys Microsoft Office 365
Exilesoft, a global software development
company, has become one of the first small and medium business
partners of Microsoft to move to the cloud by deploying Office 365.
A quality-driven, people-centric and technology-focused
software-outsourcing company whose mission is to enable business
transformation through the use of advanced cutting edge tools,
Exilesoft has offices spread in Scandinavia, Asia and Australia.
SLITHM to set up state-of-the-art laundry and pastry shop
A state-of-the-art laundry and pastry shop would
be set up at the Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management
(SLITHM), said its Chairman Chandra Mohotti. The main objective of
this move is to give students a real life situation and not to earn
Indresri Karunatilaka wins ‘The Ray’ award
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has extended a
grant of Rs 1 million to award-winning Sri Lankan inventor Indresri
Karunatilaka, to commercialise his invention of a wave-less boat
that can traverse inland waters without disturbing riverbeds.