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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.

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

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’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

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

Sri Lanka hopes to resume road projects after debt restructuring, IMF review

Most road projects are suspended due to lack of funding after Sri Lanka declared bankruptcy

September 18, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka railway unions defy presidential decree, continue train strike despite death

“If this strike continues, more trains will have to be cancelled,” said Indipolage.

September 13, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka cabinet spokesman blames tragic train accident on railway union

The accident had occurred near the Horape railway station in the Gampaha district.

September 12, 2023 2 min read

Government not prepared to negotiate with Railways terrorists - minister

Striking employees responsible for passenger's death, Transport minister says

September 12, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka Railways land can be leased to develop Eastern Province: Minister

“The government is prepared to lease these lands in a transparent manner for projects by charging an appropriate rent....

Nethmi Rajawasam
September 1, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bus fares to remain unchanged

"According to the calculation there should be an increase of 6.42 percent in bus fares."

June 30, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka passport application online, fingerprints at 51 regional offices

The passports will be delivered to the applicant’s addresses upon completion within three days.

Neshella Perera
June 15, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka consumer goods face challenges, driven by essentials: retailer

Falling prices

May 22, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka state agency to develop Singapore designed Western province plan

Officials also discussed the release of land and land acquisition for the implementation of development works.

May 15, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka power minister submits parliamentary motion to oust PUCSL chairman

The minister's report was presented in terms of Clause 7 of the Public Utilities Commission Act.

Neshella Perera
May 9, 2023 1 min read
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Sri Lanka’s premier cancer hospital in new crisis

The hospital urgently needs a radioisotope used in PET scans

May 5, 2023 2 min read
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Sri Lanka plans water tariff hike

After the second electricity tariff hike in February 2023, no changes were made to the water tariff.

May 3, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka expects to tap tourism niche, trade with India ferry service

Entrepreneurs from Sri Lanka and India are encouraged to join this opportunity.

Melkishiya Andrew
April 21, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka seeks new sponsors for school meal program as UNICEF funds run out

The ministry expects to obtain some of the remaining funds by the international organizations to the government

Roshani Fernando
April 20, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka chamber supports 105 paramedic ambulances with Rs525mn

The service called for donors to 'adopt' an ambulance.

April 19, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka expressway revenue surges in New Year holiday

On April 15 and 16, a total generation of 70,558,100 was collected from vehicles that used the expressway.

Neshella Perera
April 17, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Asiri group plans Port City hospital

To partner with a international healthcare group for technical support

April 17, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to try prepaid cards for bus transit again, this time with QR codes

Gunawardena said the new system, which will see QR-enabled cards issued to passengers, will be launched in due course.

April 10, 2023 1 min read
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Sri Lanka’s state-run LP gas firm reduces prices on easing global price

The appreciation of the rupee currency also has helped the price reduction

April 4, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lankan fuel, containers truckers reduce fares after diesel price cut

"We hope to reduce it by 8-10 percent and will be applied from tomorrow."

March 31, 2023 2 min read