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Friday June 25th, 2021
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Sri Lanka aborts plan to import compost fertilizer

Liquid organic fertilizer extracts would continue to be allowed

5 minutes

Over 100 Sri Lankan ICT companies linked with UAE market: Foreign Ministry

The initiative was taken to expand and double the island's export options and income, the ministry said.

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Sri Lanka retailers seek loan restructure, rent and utility relief on Covid-19 hit

SLRA said many members are struggling to stay afloat

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Sri Lanka issues order to ban coconut tree felling

Adds to existing controls on jackfruit

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Sri Lanka will not increase bus fares but bus owners will be provided concessions: Minister

“We will not increase bus fares by even one rupee,” he said.

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Sri Lanka to vaccinate export zone workers from July: Namal

Health Ministry has approved

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Sri Lanka flags off US$675mn elevated expressway by China Harbour

CHEC will get a 15-year concession

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Sri Lanka has freshwater moss, seaweed, lots of chickens to make organic fertilizer: Minister

Farmers having less than one hectare of land will also be given 30,000 rupees to produce organic fertilizer.

Imesh Ranasinghe

2 min read

Sri Lanka to sign MoUs with foreign universities to improve local unis' global ranking

The cabinet of ministers has approved a proposal by Education Minister Prof G L Peiris to sign the MoUs

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Sri Lanka to make 13mn Sinovac vaccines: Treasury Secretary

A plant is being readied in Kundasale in Kandy to co-produce the vaccines.

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Sri Lanka's Yala wildlife park opened for French sailors at diplomatic level: SLTDA

Due to agreement between Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of France

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Sri Lanka to import organic fertilizer for 1.1mn hectares of farmland

A procurement committee would be set up for organic fertilizer and chelated plant micro-nutrients

Mahadiya Hamza

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Sri Lanka farmers, local bodies to be taught produce organic fertilizer after import ban

Any shortfall to be imported

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Travellers from Sri Lanka on UK red list from June 08

UK adds to the list of countries that imposed travel restriction on Sri Lanka in the past few weeks.

1 min read

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Sri Lanka asks fertilizer traders to release stocks as import ban triggers shortages

But permission will be given to import fertilizer in 2021

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Sri Lanka to fix transponders to monitor 4,200 ocean going boats

Australia to fund it

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South Asian travel trade banking on regional tourism

The tourist trade in South Asia are hoping regional and domestic tourism will save the day.

Kshama Ranawana

7 min read

Sri Lanka to co-produce Sinovac vaccines: Minister

Plant being readied in Kundasale

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Sri Lanka lifts ban on foreign arrivals from June 01

Indian visitors still restricted

Mahadiya Hamza

1 min read

Sri Lanka awards BOT expressway to China Harbour Engineering

CHEC to get 15 year concession

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Colombo Port City could boost Sri Lanka's GDP by US$12bn a year: Minister Cabraal

Aims to create 83,000 dollar salaried jobs in five years

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Sri Lanka PMI shows manufacturing, services drop in April

Covid-19 third wave hits activity except hotels

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Sri Lanka Transport Board deploys buses in view of ongoing railway strike

Two trade unions of the Sri Lanka Railways launched a strike this morning.

Imesh Ranasinghe

1 min read

Sri Lanka export firms to run with workers from outside Covid-19 lockdown areas

Export firms should operate a bio-secure bubble by ensuring secure transport and accommodation

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