The prosperity, measured by the Sri Lanka Prosperity Index (SLPI) which is a composite indicator that measures and compares the level of prosperity of the country and across its provinces, has improved to 0.864 in 2015 from 0.804 in the previous year. Analyzing the movements in 2014-2015 period, the SLPI improved along with the improvements in Economy and Business Climate and Well-being of the People subindices, while there is a moderation in Socio-Economic Infrastructure sub-index.
According to the provisional estimates of the Department of Census and Statistics (DCS), the Sri Lankan economy is estimated to have grown by 4.1 per cent during the third quarter of 2016 compared to the growth of 5.6 per cent in the corresponding period of the previous year.
An era has dawned for all to work in unison to push the country toward victory instead of performing political solo dramas, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake says. He points out that the aim of the government is to act with transparency while maintaining disciplines.
The new office of the Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL) was declared open by Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. KarunasenaHettiarachchi on Monday (02January). The new INSSSL office is situated on the 8th floor of 'Suhurupaya' in Battaramulla.
President MaithripalaSirisena says today everyone needs to work unitedly with the spirit of brotherhood as well as discipline to build the country, but not for those who are in power to aim to retain it and those who are out of power to regain it.
Lanka Salt Limited (LSL) in Hambantota with the new administration under the present government has made a net profit of Rs.990 million within two years. The new administration has been appointed in March 2015 when the company was making a loss of Rs. 330 million.