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Sri Lanka offers East Container Terminal to Japan: President

Sri Lanka cancelled the ECT deal with India and China unilaterally in February 2021

December 5, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka Ports Authority East Terminal contractor paid: Minister

Every penny we collect as dollars we are keeping them separately

December 4, 2022 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines break-up or not decision soon: Minister

Committee looking into the matter

December 4, 2022 2 min read

SriLankan Airlines cleared to lease 11 aircraft

Lease contracts of up to 4 aircraft are due to expire over the next year

December 2, 2022 1 min read
Sri Lanka has aviation fuel stocks for month: Minister

Now two private investors are bringing aviation fuel

Sri Lanka China-backed port to welcome second cruise ship

Mein Schiff 5 was the first cruise ship to call at Hambantota since the Coronavirus pandemic

December 1, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka and Bangladesh ports to boost connectivity

Bangladesh exports and imports are transshipped via Singapore and Sri Lanka.

November 27, 2022 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines loses Rs113bn, including forex losses

Privatization on the cards

November 18, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka 2023 budget proposes logistic hubs to boost trade

Sri Lanka has been in the process of coming out of an unprecedented economic crisis

November 16, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's China-backed Port eyes Japan reconditioned car shipments

Expects to transship more than 500,000 new vehicles this year

November 7, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka drops plan to sell Sri Lankan Airlines piecemeal

SOE agency to come up with sale plan

November 2, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka's China-backed Hambantota Port enters bonded fertilizer business

A cement raw material warehouse also to come on stream

November 2, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's John Keells-Adani container terminal starts dredging

WCT was given after former Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa unilaterally cancelled ECT deal

November 1, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka allows milk powder import under "Open Account" amid central bank concerns

Hawala/Undiyal transactions amid Sri Lanka's forex shortage forced central bank to ban open accounts

Neshella Perera
November 1, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka to sign aviation pact with Netherlands to boost tourism, investment

"With this agreement, Sri Lanka and the Netherlands will be able to start direct flights."

October 26, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka mandates fee ceilings for import containers

The fees may be revised every six months based on Sri Lanka's inflation index

October 26, 2022 1 min read

SriLankan likely to see pilot shortage in 2023 amid economic crisis, tax hikes - sources

SriLankan pilots are applying for Qatar Airways, Emirates vacancies after tax hike proposal - sources

October 17, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka to release 950 containers held at port

The clearing of the containers will reduce congestion in the container yards at Colombo Port.

October 13, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka Ports Authority to call international tender to buy tug

Port activity is increasing

October 11, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka calls EOI to build flying training school at Eastern airport

Five hectares will be allocated on a 30-year lease for the flying training institute

October 1, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka railways in losses despite fare hike

In 2021 Sri Lanka Railways lost Rs10.3bn rupees

September 30, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka plans to sell tickets in US dollars to tourists: Minister

Hotels charge in US dollars, I do not see why we cannot

September 28, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka budget carrier Fits Air to take wing on Oct 05

We need to show that an airline can be run well when privatized

Neshella Perera
September 26, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka railways seek forex from scrap metal amid currency crisis

We are collecting old rails and other metal scrap to sell

September 22, 2022 1 min read

SriLankan Airlines to sponsor air tickets for children in need of overseas medical care

A doctor or specialist must issue a letter on the patient’s condition

Neshella Perera
September 19, 2022 1 min read
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