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  • Sri LankaTourism poised for sustainable growth

    December 31st, 2015
    Sri LankaTourism poised for sustainable growth

    Broad Strategic Marketing Plan introduced for year 2016The tourism industry of Sri Lanka is poised for growth to achieve sustainable development phase within the next few years, based on the strategic direction determined by the new government.Sri Lanka Tourism has formulated a broad Strategic Marketing...

  • Port City to create regional business hub

    December 14th, 2015
    Port City to create regional business hub

    The recently released Supplementary Environmental Impact Report (SEIA) for the Colombo Port City (CPC) project says the main objective of the CPC is to create a regional business hub - a distinctly branded city, with high quality public spaces and infrastructure facilities, which would attract local...

  • Doing Business in Sri Lanka: Investment Climate and Challenges Ahead

    November 24th, 2015 By Kithmina Hewage
    Doing Business in Sri Lanka: Investment Climate and Challenges Ahead

    Sri Lanka’s investment climate is deemed to be favourable with the ease of investment improving from 57.5 per cent in 2015 to 58.96 per cent for 2016. This is indicated in the World Bank’s recently released annual ‘Doing Business Report’, which gives significant coverage to the...

  • Sri Lanka Tourism shines at World Travel Mart with 64 industry partners

    November 12th, 2015
    Sri Lanka Tourism shines at World Travel Mart with 64 industry partners

    World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event of the Travel and Tourism Trade, kicked off on 2 November at the Excel Exhibition Hall in London, UK. Having foreseen the unique opportunity to promote Sri Lanka as a renowned destination, the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) has taken steps...

  • Sujeewa visits Korea to boost bilateral economic cooperation

    November 11th, 2015
    Sujeewa visits Korea to boost bilateral economic cooperation

    State Minister of International Trade Sujeewa Senasinghe meeting the Korean Vice Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Moon Jae-do in Seoul Sri Lanka’s Minister of International Trade Sujeewa Senasinghe undertook a productive visit to the Republic of Korea from 2 to 7 November on the invitation...