Take advantage of the investment opportunities in the Colombo International Financial City for the economic benefit of your country. Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake made these comments addressing the 8th Summit of the Financial Ministers of SAARC countries in Pakistan.
Sri Lankan Airlines announced changes to its schedule over a three-month period commencing from 06th January 2017 to 06th April 2017, due to the closure of Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport from 0830 hours to 1630 hours each day for maintenance work on the runway.
The Colombo International Maritime Conference-CIMC will open a new chapter for the maritime industry of Sri Lanka to transit to a new area of focus in developing the maritime economy beyond container transshipment via port of Colombo. A number of proposals from CIMC have been bought up to bring the Sri Lankan port among the world 20 best ports on transshipment of container operations said Chairman of the Organizing Committee Mr. Rohan Masakorala.
The Sri Lankan Embassy in Stockholm, together with the staff conducted a tourist outreach, promotional event “A glimpse of Sri Lanka” at the Wallenbergs Torg, Stockholm, and an open air venue located at the city centre on the 13th of August 2016. This central location made it convenient for the city dwellers, tourists visiting Stockholm, all passers-by, to take a moment of their time on this sunny weekend to witness, several aspects of culture and tourism that Sri Lanka had to offer to the world.
Sri Lanka pavilion at the ‘Artisan Resource at NY NOW 2016’ trade fair was opened by Dr. Rohan Perera, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, New York on 21st August 2016 at the Jacob Javits Center, New York.