Category: Local

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Challenging Operating Environment to Weigh on Sri Lankan Banks

Sovereign’s weakened credit profile will affect Sri Lankan Banks Sluggish economic activity, external and domestic vulnerabilities, muted private credit growth and the sovereign’s weakened credit profile are significant downside risks to the operating environment...

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Discussion:solutions to the Fall Army Worm

A discussion was held on Friday (Jan. 01) between the team of experts from the African nation of Rwanda visiting Sri Lanka to offer solutions to the Fall Army Worm menace and local agricultural...

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NO Maize For Liquor & Ethanol Production hereafter

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has ordered the Excise Commissioner to issue a gazette prohibiting the use of maize for the production of liquor and ethanol. Further, the President ordered the subject minister and officers to...

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Tourists From Ukraine To Arrive In Sri Lanka

A group of 182 tourists from Ukraine will arrive in Sri Lanka on Monday evening (Dec. 28), as the first batch of tourists to visit the country since the closure of airports, in the...

700 Fake vehicle Registrations

An inquiry was launched with regard to the registration of 700 vehicles in Sri Lanka using fake documents, said State Minister Dilum Amunugama. The State Minister of Vehicle Regulation speaking to News 1st said...

No restrictions on Christmas

Army Commander Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva says he expects no further restrictions to be imposed on this Christmas. The general public to restrict their travel plans as far as possible, bearing in mind the...