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Renovation in Sri Lanka’s Northern rail track to reduce Colombo-Jaffna train time to 5.5 hours

Renovations started in January with Indian financial assistance

June 12, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka Railways explores leasing space above stations, increasing goods trains to boost revenue

Sri Lanka Railways has yet to make profit despite ticket price hike in 2022

June 12, 2024 2 min read

China Duty Free operations in Sri Lanka Port City planned in June: Minister

A cabinet paper relating to its operations has been submitted

May 12, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka to end emission testing duopoly

State organizations like the Sri Lanka Transport Board can also do emission testing

May 9, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka state bus system looks to e-ticketing to combat revenue leaks

"The take home amount is 10 million rupees daily, or 100 lakhs, which together becomes 3 billion a year.

Apsara Rodrigo
April 3, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka to transfer expressways, some domestic debt to separate SOE

RDA expressways, land and related local debt to go the SOE

March 26, 2024 1 min read

India pledges 61.5 million dollar grant for Jaffna KKS port Sri Lanka says

A new breakwater will be constructed, and the port will be dredged up to a depth of 30 metres for deep-draft vessels.

Nethmi Rajawasam
March 19, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka railway station gets digital time schedule

Thousands of commuters gather daily at the central Colombo Fort Railway Station.

Nethmi Rajawasam
March 9, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka state bus service makes Rs1.098bn in 2023: Minister

SLTB has made a profit of 1.098 billion rupees in 2023, ahead of digitalisation

Nethmi Rajawasam
March 7, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Motor Traffic Dept in final phase of digitalization: Min

DMT registers doubling of profit in 2023 despite vehicle import ban

February 29, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka's deaf drivers can get light vehicle driving licenses

Hearing impaired drivers will be allowed to obtain light vehicle driving licenses in pilot project

February 6, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka Trade Minister opts for drastic CAA restructuring

CAA's price fixing strategy has failed to benefit consumers

Shihar Aneez
January 31, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka to issue on arrival driving license for foreigners from April: State Minister

Sri Lanka has been charging 30,000 rupees from foreigners for driving license under one-day service

January 17, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's tuk tuk drivers to be registered, issued QR code

A database containing details of tuk tuk (three-wheeler) drivers will be introduced and drivers will be issued a QR code

January 17, 2024 2 min read
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Sri Lanka’s DMT to end backlog in issuing 865,000 licenses for temporary holders by Oct 2024

Sri Lanka suspended printing laminated driving licenses after severe dollar shortages amid economic crisis

January 17, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka to have pricing formula for water: Minister

Water price formula will be prepared by National Water Supply Board and the Asian Development Bank

January 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's state bus services to go QR in two months to save billions in losses

"You know the problems that crop up when you try to do something new with the SLTB," he said.

January 11, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka allows e-documents in grama niladhari services

This allows the use of electronic documents and reports when obtaining government services

Nethmi Rajawasam
January 2, 2024 1 min read

China Civil Engineering Construction to build Sri Lanka Railways factory in Ratmalana

The project is a part of the Railway Efficiency Improvement Project implemented with Asian Development Bank funds.

Nethmi Rajawasam
December 13, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka's HNB, Commercial Bank, Sampath licensed by Colombo Port City

The Colombo Port City is a dollarized area where currency competition is allowed

December 8, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka hopes to attract investment at International Water Summit

This conference is to showcase to the international community that Sri Lanka is open for attracting investment

Apsara Rodrigo
December 7, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka minimum room rates were a temporary help to hotels: Minister

President had made a clear remark that market forces to keep running

December 7, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka mulls revisable water tariff formula

It will be like the monthly fuel price formula

December 6, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka to commence rural road repairs using ADB funds first week of Dec

“There were roads that were in a state of disrepair,” Minister Gunawardana said. “So this is for urgent work.”

November 30, 2023 2 min read
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