The good offices of New Zealand, a major supporter of UN peacekeeping operations, to increase Sri Lanka’s contribution to these operations and greater engagement with New Zealand to expand the scope for Sri Lanka’s involvement in this area were discussed at the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the two countries in Auckland on Thursday, 8th May 2014.
As Lanka’s exports to Japan topped $ 223 Mn mark, Sri Lanka is mulling a strategic, fast-track entry to one of the most coveted online markets in the world-Japan. “Japan is the second biggest retail market in the world.
The first shipment from the Expo Global Distribution Centre (EGDC), a value added bonded warehousing facility under the free-port regulations at the Katunayake Export Processing Zone left Sri Lanka. EGDC is a BOI company registered under the new Finance Act – commercial Hub regulation no 1 of 2013 that provides a range of value added logistics services at point of origin to freight customers enabling them to save costs and manage the supply chain effectively. Eskimo Fashion Knitwear is the first company to make use of EGDC’s unique value added services to international apparel retailers operating in Sri Lanka and the region. ReimaOy Finland is the first overseas buyer to benefit from EGDC’s services.
Thailand's Constitutional Court has ordered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down from office, finding her guilty of abuse of power in a decision that further deepens the country's prolonged political crisis.
The award winning The Manhattan FISH MARKET (MFM) Sri Lanka, the local franchisee of the world renowned casual dining restaurant chain introduces the ‘Manhattan Star Platter’ for all its seafood lovers. Offering a sensationally sea-perb dish featuring five types of seafood cooked in five different ways at just Rs. 3400/-, it is fin-tastic offer seafood lovers cannot miss out on.
The only country in the world to be entirely surrounded by another country and also called as Africa’s Switzerland, intimated for the first time that it is now ready to initiate multi-faceted bilateral ties with Sri Lanka. “We can begin our bilateral trade with Ceylon Tea exports to Lesotho. Then we can proceed to agriculture cooperation” said an upbeat Bothata Tsikoane, the New Delhi based High Commissioner of Lesotho for Sri Lanka, in Colombo.