(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – European delegates visiting Sri Lanka from the European Parliament painted a rosy picture of the country’s ascendance to its GSP plus trade programme, and said they were committed to continuing the reduced tariff scheme.“We are very keen to cooperate with our Sri Lankan partners and friends to keep GSP plus alive, and we are pretty certain that it will happen,” said Jan Zahradil, the Chairperson of the EU Parliament’s Committee on International…"EU says Sri Lanka will remain in GSP plus trade program"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – IPM Sri Lanka – the nation’s leader in human resources management – today announced that the much sought-after event – The IPM National Human Resources Conference 2018 will be held on Wednesday, 6th& Thursday, 7thJune at the BMICH in Colombo under the theme of ‘Transformation of HR in the Digital World’."IPM Fully Geared for Transformation of HR in the Digital World"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – 50 schools selected for the SDG Action Campaign received financial grants and technical support at an event held in Colombo yesterday (05)."50 Schools islandwide commit to the SDG Action Campaign"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka’s forex reserve assets increased to US$ 7.9 billion in February 2018, above the average four month import bill value of US$ 7.4 million"Lanka’s forex reserve increases to US$ 7.9 bn in February"
(SAUDI ARABIA, LANKAPUVATH) – Black Panther is to become the first film shown in Saudi Arabian cinemas in 35 years when the Gulf state reverses a ban on theatres next month."Black Panther to become first film shown in Saudi Arabian cinemas in 35 years"
(INDIA, LANKAPUVATH) – An Indian court has sentenced Bollywood superstar Salman Khan to five years in jail for poaching rare antelope back in 1998."Salman Khan: Bollywood superstar jailed for poaching"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Internationally acclaimed film producer and film director Dr. Lester James Peries’s 99th birthdays fall on yesterday (05) and President Maithripala Sirisena visited his residence in Thimbirigasyaya to extend his wishes to the maestro."President extends birthday wishes to Dr. Lester James Peries"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena advised the Secretary of Health Ministry to submit an urgent report on price and quality of bottles of drinking water."President instructs Health Secretary to submit a report on price and quality of water bottles"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – High Commissioner of India H.E. Taranjit Singh Sandhu delivered the prestigious 14th Sujata Jayawardena Memorial Oration on 3 April at the BMICH before a packed audience. The topic of the address was: ‘Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas: Together We Progress’- India-Sri Lanka Relations in the light of India’s Neighbourhood First Policy’."14th Sujata Jayawardena Memorial Oration on 3 April, 2018 at BMICH"