The Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Sri Lanka has grown to over USD 1.63 billion in 2017, doubling the USD 802 million achieved in the previous year. The Board of Investment (BOI) reported that this is the highest ever FDI surpassing the USD 1.61 in 2014, with solid growth across key sectors.
The Ministry of Foreign affairs is looking for information regarding incident of a fire broke out at least 41 people were killed at the Sejong Hospital in South korea early this (26th) morning. Spoke person from the ministry told the Government Official News Portal News.lk that they are searching any Sri Lankan was affected from the fire.
Sri Lanka, seeking employment opportunities in Qatar for skilled workers in different sectors, will hold an employment promotion event today in Doha. The "Employment Promotion in Qatar", organized by Embassy of Sri Lanka in collaboration with Qatar Chamber will be held at the Sheraton Grand Doha Resort and Convention Hotel on Thursday.
The Sri Lanka tea industry has fared better 2017 with total crop increase of 5 percent from 292m/kg in 2016 to 307m/kg in 2017 despite the many setbacks, including a temporarily ban on tea exports to Russia, Minister Navin Dissanayake said.
A High powered Japanese delegation representing 70 leading Japanese firms and comprising officials of the Japan’s Chamber of Commerce and Industries and the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industries will arrive in Sri Lanka on January 24 to identify investment and business opportunities in Sri Lanka.