The Russian Federation revealed that its historic longing for Ceylon Tea has not wavered and even vowed for bigger trade with Sri Lanka, calling to dispatch a strong delegation to the trade meet scheduled in Moscow this year.
Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade, Malik Samarawickrama, opened the two-day Roundtable Investment Forum with Sovereign Wealth Funds(SWFs) in Colombo yesterday under the patronage of the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is partnering with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CB) to develop the country’s first National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS) to promote a more effective and efficient process to improve financial inclusion across Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka began work to upgrade its consumer protection regime on 8 January with the launch of a five day long national deliberations in Colombo-and the way forward is Sri Lanka to be in par with the other 100 countries that follow UN Guidelines on Consumer Protection (UNGCP).
The Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO) and The Hotel Association of Sri Lanka (THASL) says that they appreciated the efforts by Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau (SLTPB) and Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) to expedite the Digital advertising campaign planned for early 2018 and the Global advertising campaign scheduled for mid of this year.
The Tourist Police with the assistance of the Local Government bodies, the Tourism Development Authority and the Tourist Board will conduct raids on restaurants, villas and tourist lodges in the southern tourist belt that cater only to foreigners and discriminate against Sri Lankans saying ‘Foreigners Only’, under the directive of the Local Government and Provincial Councils Minister Faizer Musthapha.
A Sri Lankan employment delegation organized by the Sri Lankan Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE), consisting of 26 delegates representing 24 recruiting agencies in Sri Lanka visited Saudi Arabia recently.