The Ceylon Government finally abolished slavery in 1844, after breaking the institution through several gazettes.
Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions appreciated by 17 cents to 361.97 rupees
The positive sentiment helped to boost both market turnover and net foreign buying to their highest in six week.
The manufacturing cost for the period increased to 261 million
Premadasa is aspiring to become the next Sri Lankan leader; some expect his party could have a landslide in LG polls
Raises matter relating to domestic debt restructuring and economic assumptions
More paddy could have been planted in January 2023
India was the first to give acceptable debt assurances to the IMF
Sri Lanka sees rise in tourist arrivals in January
The index crossed 9,000 mark.
Mistrust over payment and lack of knowledge on online transaction have been barriers for e-commerce
There will be more tourists to visit Ramayana sites in the future than Buddhist places in the country.
Commemorative coin available for sale from March 2023
Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions remained unchanged at 362.14 rupees
Russia, UK, India and Germany remain the top three source markets since 2022.
International Green Week draws over 400,000 visitors
"The current economic environment is pushing the index up, especially the banking counters," an analyst said.