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Sri Lanka sees unexpected population growth amid upturn in fertility rates

Set to face increased demand for housing, water, food, education and infrastructure Population... 


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EDEX Expo 2019

  Sri Lanka’s premier and largest education exhibition and job fair “EDEX Expo”... 


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Sri Lanka signs US $ 455mn ADB loan agreements

President Maithripala Sirisena (left) and ADB President Takehiko Nakao (right) after signing the... 


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IMF to send team here next month to resume loan talks

Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde   The... 


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Electronic pre-booking service launched to tackle over-visitation to national parks

  From left: Minister of Tourism, Christian Affairs and Wildlife, John Amaratunga presenting... 


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Sri Lanka targets to double number of Indian tourist arrivals to 1mn this year

  John Amaratunga  Pic by Pradeep Dilrukshana   Rs.3bn Global Promotion... 


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Chinese loans not main source of debt trap, says think tank

  Funds borrowed through ISBs at higher rates outweigh loans from China ISB debt... 


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China looking to set up FTZ in Sri Lanka for rubber exports

  Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake in discussion with the Chinese delegation   High-powered... 


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Sri Lanka suffers US $ 500mn foreign outflow in 4Q

US $ 490mn outflow from government securities; US $ 96mn outflow from stocks  Govt. blames... 


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Dudley Sirisena announces plans to launch anti-corruption movement under President’s leadership

By Nishel Fernando  The brother of President Maithripala Sirisena and Araliya Group of Companies... 


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