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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

E-ticketing system will minimise SLTB losses: Sri Lanka minister

Steps are underway to digitalize functions of the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB)

November 30, 2023 2 min read

Deloitte South Asia CEO to visit Sri Lanka this month

Deloitte now has nearly 1,000 professionals and 28 Partners in Sri Lanka and Maldives

November 15, 2023 2 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.

Sri Lanka allows e-documents in grama niladhari services

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

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

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

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
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Sri Lanka tuk tuk, bus fares to be cut on lower fuel prices

"The minimum rate will be cut to 30 rupees from tonight,” Lasantha Alagiyawana said.

March 29, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka links up with Korea for rural development

The MoU will be signed between Ministry of Public Administration, Department of External Resources and the foundation

March 28, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka likely to see further beef price hike over lump disease in North

The disease is also slightly spreading to other provinces in Sri Lanka

Roshani Fernando
March 16, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka power regulator chief sues colleagues, state-run CEB against tariff hike

The CEB move has mainly burdened lower unit consuming users, the official CEB data showed.

March 10, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka health technicians on sick note campaign

"We expect more than 100,000 workers to join with us."

March 7, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka to expand cancer hospital after funds improve

There is a delay in some projects due to foreign exchange shortages, he said.

March 5, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka plans electric bus PPPs

Pilot projects are planned in Colombo and Gampaha districts initially.

February 28, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka seeks development agency backing for CEB reforms

"A reforms office will be opened at the Ministry of Power & Energy to see through the transformation."

February 24, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata AAA (lka) rating confirmed

Firm plans to boost international business, cut forex debt

February 22, 2023 7 min read

Sri Lanka PUCSL chief says will go to court against tariff hike

"However I know one thing, and that is the CEB is unable to manage whatever the income they get."

February 16, 2023 2 min read