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Braving the heat wave…

Tourists were seen sunbathing at the Trincomalee Beach in Sri Lanka’s Eastern Province, despite... 


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Mangala to address 51st ADB Annual Meeting in Manila, Philippines

By Indika Sakalasooriya in Manila Sri Lanka’s Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera... 


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Ceylon Tea risks losing Japanese market

  Tea exports to Japan remain close to zero this year amid rejection of several shipments  Tea... 


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Harsha says govt. won’t meddle with exchange rate

  Says will not politicize financial markets Stresses need for investigation if rupee... 


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Central Bank releases 2017 Annual Report

The Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy handed over the first copy of Central Bank’s... 


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Transparency improves in SL’s budget implementation process

  By Nishel Fernando The government has made significant progress in disclosing the status... 


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Govt. moves ahead with further liberalisation of lubricant market

Plans afoot to issue import licences to manufacturers who require lubricant in small quantities  Also,... 


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Paddy output set to recover this Maha season

  Sri Lanka’s paddy production will increase by approximately 63 percent to reach... 


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Eran says capacity building to manage public debt a top priority

From left: World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva, State Minister of Finance Eran Wickramaratne and... 


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Govt. to impress diplomats with tourist safety measures

From left: Law & Order and Public Administration and Management Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara... 


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