Prestigious Banker Magazine presented Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake the 'Best Finance Minister of the Year 2017 - Asia Pacific Region Award' at the Financial Times Headquarters in London on 24 March 2017.
The Konhaga tank in Katugahagage Colony in Monaragala District, which was rehabilitated after about 50 years was opened for community use by the Minister of Irrigation and Water Resource Management Vijith Vijayamuni Zoyza on Sunday (26th March).
People will be relieved of tax burden as soon as possible…
Sri Lanka has been able to build a positive international image subsequent to its ability to make changes to the economy during the last two years, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake said. The Minister points out such changes in the local economy have been recognized internationally although it is not palatable to certain extremist politicians.
Minister of Prison Reforms, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs D.M. Swaminathan said that his ministry has constructed 11,253 houses in war affected areas in Northern and Eastern provinces and in border villages in Puttlam, Anuradhapura, and Polonnaruwa districts in 2016.
President of the German Bundestag, Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert accompanied by a Parliamentary delegation is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka in April 2017 on an invitation by Karu Jayasuriya, Speaker of the Sri Lanka Parliament.
Sri Lanka High Commission in New Delhi organized a trade and investment promotion event on 21st March at the High Commission premises. The main focus of the event was to promote Sri Lanka’s exports and investments among the members of BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The event was sponsored by the Department of Commerce Sri Lanka.