(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau is set to launch a promotional road show that will see a delegation of Sri Lanka Tourism officials, as well as Sri Lanka’s leading hotels and tourism stakeholders, to visit Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman, as part of an ongoing effort to develop the number of tourists visiting the emerald island from the four GCC cities."Sri Lanka’s tourism industry to host road show in Doha"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Microsoft held its ‘Azure Discovery Day’ seminar in Colomborecently,to offer an overview to local start-ups, independent software vendors, and small and medium-sized businesses on how they can implement Azure’s complete spectrum of infrastructure, platform and software (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS) integrated cloud services to work seamlessly with existing tools and infrastructure."Discovering Microsoft Azure―the Cloudthat Empowers Sri Lanka’s Digital Transformation"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Lak Sathosa outlets will distribute rice, which was instructed by Presidnet Maithripala Sirisena to be sold under subsidised prices, from today(04)."Lak Sathosa outlets to distribute subsidised rice from today"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) announced that its Board of Directors has approved financing of up to $900 million for a program that will upgrade Sri Lanka’s road network to connect vast rural populations to jobs and services."ADB provides $900 million financing for Rural Connectivity Program in Sri Lanka"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka Apparel Brands Association (SLABA), an association established to protect and uplift the domestic garment manufacturers of the nation announced Mr. Azam Habib, the Managing Director of Grace Lanka Apparels (Pvt) Ltd, as the new president of its executive committee."Mr. Azam Habib Managing Director of Grace Lanka Apparels(Pvt) Ltd is appointed as the President of SLABA"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The passage of the landmark Inland Revenue Act is a major achievement which in turn will support the government’s ambitious social and developmental program, said IMF staff team in a press release."Passage of IRA Act major achievement- IMF Staff Team"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Most Awarded Network Table in the 2017 Campaign Brief Asia Creative Rankings has seen “order restored” with Dentsu rising back to top and displacing last year’s number one network, Ogilvy & Mather. BBDO is ranked #3 and the big improver this year is TBWA at #4 (up from #6 last year)."Dentsu is top Network in 2017 Campaign Brief Asia Creative Rankings"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Ministry of Finance calls for proposals from all stakeholders including the general masses to be included in the Budget – 2018, to be presented in Parliament in November this year."Finance Ministry calls for proposals for Budget – 2018"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –On the recommendation of the Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera, the Cabinet of Ministers has appointed the Batticaloa Government Agent Ms P.S.M. Charles as the new Director General of Sri Lanka Customs Department with immediate effect."New DG of Sri Lanka Customs appointed"