Srilanka Railway is preparing to operate railway services up to Kilinochchi from Mid September 2013, and 87% of the Omanthai …Read the Rest
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Enlighten the East and Golden opportunity to your Investment. Based on the “Mahinda Chintana” Policy, Ministry of Industry and Commerce …Read the Rest
Nominations for the second Sri Lanka Youth Parliament will be accepted up to April 30. The Establishment of a Youth Parliament …Read the Rest
Expression of Interest of Development of Tourism Industry in the regions of Negombo lagoon and Muthurajawela
Parallel to the development initiatives launched by Ministry of Economic Development in collaboration with numerous Government organizations focusing on Hamilton …Read the Rest
Arrangements are being made to upgrade 22 national parks in the country as environmental tourist destinations.The Wildlife Department is developing …Read the Rest
Srilanka Central Bank Governor made a statement that Srilanka would be US$ 100 Billion Economy by 2016, if Srilanka is …Read the Rest
Srilanka is wonders of Asia with Natural Beauty, here you could entertain your holidays and vocations with many more adventures and revives your body and refreshes your mind and recover the spirit of your soul. The Jungle Creepers are organizing and helping in more happening with events of
Dr. Priyath B. Wickrama made a key note in AAT Srilanka Conference 2012; As Srilanka becomes more Important Maritime and Logistic center in the Asian Region with Direct links between more busy ports around the world.
The Hambantota Port Free Zone has attracted by 17 Entrepreneurs with massive investments to the turn of US$ 2 Billion. Under the first agreement to establish a sugar refinery with the investment of US$ 220 Million was signed.
The Srilanka’s first Satellite Supreme Sat I launched successfully today (November 27) at 15.43 Hours on board China’s Long March 3B/E Launch vehicle from the Xi-Chang launch Centre. Srilanka become 45 Country to own Communication Satellite and becomes third in south Asian country to have launched a satellite after India and Pakistan. The Satellite will be position above Srilanka in Geo Stationary orbit of 87.5 degree east nearly 36000 km from surface of the earth. The satellite would expect to use for commercial purposes and life time of 15 years.
The Srilanka 1st Satellite Supreme Sat I was schedule to launch on 22nd November 2012; at 3.43 Pm. but event have been delay by 5 days due to technical reasons and weather conditions. It is an expected to Launched on 27th November 2012, if Technical and Weather conditions are supports.
Ministry of State Resources and Enterprise Development had taken steps to open a phosphate grinding plant and a fertilizer warehouse complex in Eppawala.
Srilanka becomes 45th Country to own a Communication Satellite and becomes third South Asian Country to Launched Satellites after India and Pakistan. The Satellite Supreme SAT I would be a milestone for Srilankan Communication Technology and Foreign incomes with commercial operations.
The Srilankan Tourism authority targeted to honeymooner’s paradise at World Travel Mart in London. 53 Travels and Tourism, Hoteliers participated the World Travel Mart event in London to represent Srilanka tourism and travels.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa will present the 2013 Budget in Parliament today as the Finance Minister. This Budget would be 66th Budgets of the Srilankan Government and 34th Budget of Democratic Socialist Republic of Srilanka.
Total Projected Income for year 2013 Rs. 1,280.00 Billion
Total Projected Expenses for Year 2013 Rs. 2,520.00 Billion
Total Budget Deficit for Year 2013 Rs. 1,240.00 Billion
Indian Tourist are largest proposition of the total srilankan Tourist arrivals, especially for the month of September 2012; 13,888 Indian tourist arrives out of 71, 111 Tourist which is 19.5% of total tourist arrivals.
The Srilanka and India looking forward to make a nuclear power sharing and develop the regional strengthens as united energy consumptions.
The Colombo, Slave Island is developing with modern sites and side seen to support tourism and enrich the capital city of Colombo. The project is going to implement in 8 Acres area in Slave Island bordering of
President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s proposal as Defence and Urban Development Minister to allocate Rs. 1,000 Million to proceed with special flood control work programme to mitigate floods in the Colombo Metropolitan region.
The King’s Prison Cell in Colombo is one of the historical icons for Srilankan and Foreign tourist who visits to Colombo.The King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe Prison Cell is located near to world Trade center and Opposite to the Bank of Ceylon Headquarters. (Inside Ceylinco Group Headquarters land)Its domed Cell with red tiled roof, the King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe was the last King of Kandy (From 1798 to 1815) and Srilanka, were imprisoned. King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe was kept this prison will British taken him to India (Tamil Nadu).
Enjoy a jetliner Sunset Cruise Experience in Srilanka; it’s a wonderful opportunity for Srilankan and Foreign Tourist to see Sunsets in Srilanka in Saturday evening at Colombo Sea. Here an opportunity for you to take part in Jetliner with 21st July 2012 from 5 Pm to 10 Pm with one and half an hour’s cruise at an attractive rate of Rs. 3,900.00.
The Colombo Port City projects have incurred more cost USD 900 Million for to develop 243 Acres. The project was proposed on USD 700 Million for 500 acres in three years ago. The China Harbour Engineering Company has been offered 14% of the 243 Acres land on long lease at an investment (99 Years) of USD 2 Billion.
A Man made Floating Island will be in 2 Years time at cost of Euro 5.2 Million (LKR 875.168 Million)
The Austrian firm has sets up the new businesses of Manmade Floating Island development at a cost of Euro 5.2 Million. The Project is a mage-rich project for individuals who would like to own floating island. The floating island would be environmental friendly and fully self sufficient with solar panels, and wind generators providing powers. The Man made Floating Island accommodate for 12 people plus crew and offer 100 square meters of living space.
The Srilanka Tourism Board expects 2.5 Million Tourist arrivals in the year of 2016, where the Srilanka has recorded 30% increased of Tourist arrivals from last six months and while leads to positive approaches of Srilanka Tourism.
Mainly the Indian Tourist recorded 127,000 Arrivals and Chinese Recorded in 20,000 in 2011. The community based tourism developments are helps Srilanka to develop a sustainable tourism and Steady growth in the tourism industry.
The Central Bank of Srilanka have issued the Srilanka Development Bonds worth of USD 150 Million was oversubscribed by 1.5 times with total bid of USD 229.2 Million.
The Central Bank of Srilanka on behalf of the government of Srilanka issued the Bond for 3 years at commitment of USD 6 month LIBRO Plus a margin to be determined through competitive bidding.
The Government have opened 3 new Nenesala (Knowledge Centers)’s in Mankulam, Paranthan and Kilinochchi during the weekend.
Another 20 Nenesala (Knowledge Centers) are to be established in various part of the North in the Near Future. The Newly Open Nenesala (Knowledge Centers) is in Process in established under the e-srilanka initiative to access to diverse and unrestricted sources of information and Communication.
The Economic Development Ministry have setup a New Farmer Training institute in Kanagarayan Kulam to arming farmers with new Modern technologies and knowledge of present day farming.
The Srilanka Inventors Commission Office invites applications for the Certification and gifts for Inventions on Creativities.
The Inventions can be submitted under the following categories.
The presidential Task Force invites an Application to compile a National Directory of Translators position on following categories.
Sinhala – Tamil
Sinhala – English
Tamil – English