Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, will add Sri Lankan capital city, Colombo, to its network of destinations with the upcoming launch of 5 weekly flights to/from Bandaranaike International Airport from 19th January, 2017.
SriLankan Airlines will consolidate its traditional positioning as the largest airline operation in the Maldives, by commencing services to Gan Island on 1st December 2016, in the Indian Ocean island nation. Thus SriLankan Airlines will become the only airline to operate international flights to Gan International Airport, with four flights per week.
Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Republic of Lebanon, Reethisri Rakthiya Kumari Wijeratne Mendis presented Credential to the, President of the Republic of Lebanon Michel Aoun at the Official Residence of the President (Baabda Palace) in Beirut on Wednesday 16th November 2016.
Department of Census and Statistics (DCS) yesterday introduced the tab computer based ‘Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing method’ (CAPI) for its surveys at Water’s Edge, Battaramulla under the patronage of the Secretary to the Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure Wasantha Deshapriya.
The Government entered into a loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank to obtain a loan of USD 250 million from the Ordinary Capital Resources Fund of the Asian Development Bank to implement the Capital Market Development Program in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka’s packaging industry is not only a cross-sectoral activity, but even a trailblazer in country’s Public Private Partnerships. Meanwhile, the government is ready to elevate its support levels to the surging industry.
A high powered business delegation led by Lu Xinhua, Chairman of the Council for Promoting South-South Co-operation (CPSSC) and former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, visited Sri Lanka recently. The delegation consisted of several retired ChineseAmbassadors and more than 30 leading Chinese Entrepreneurs. The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka warmly welcomed the delegation and arranged forthem to visit the BOI Export Processing Zone at Katunayake (KEPZ).