(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) –A new intergovernmental task force to curb the illegal killing of birds crossing one of the world’s greatest migration paths will be high on the agenda at this year’s largest wildlife summit, which takes place in Manila next month."Wildlife Summit to Propose New Task Force to Prevent Illegal Killing of Birds"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –India and Sri Lanka signed a Program of Cooperation (POC) to implement the Agreement signed for cooperation in the fields of Science and Technology on 4 th August 2016 in India. This is the 2 nd POC signed between the Ministry and the Department of Science and Technology India."Indo-Sri Lanka Joint Research Program"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Global Compact Network, Sri Lanka convened a knowledge sharing forum recently under the theme ‘UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights’ at the Aitken Spence Auditorium in Colombo."UNDP and the UN Global Compact Network, Sri Lanka Convene to Discuss UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka under the unity government headed by President Maithripala Sirisena and the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe is poised to leapfrog the economy after long years of conflict and political instability. The Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangla Samaraweera stated this when he met with the Vice President of the World Bank Ms. Annette Dixon in Washington on the sideline to the WB/IMF annual conference being held in Washington. Ms. Annette Dixon…"Sri Lanka poised to leapfrog the economy after long years of conflict and political instability -Finance Minister"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Commonwealth Games 2018 Queen’s baton relay was handed over to President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (Oct. 12)."President welcomes Commonwealth Games Queen’s baton relay"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Leave of Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) bus drivers and conductors were ordered to be cancelled due to the prevailing strike conducted by the Sri Lanka Railway Department (SLRD)."SLTB drivers, conductors leave cancelled due to train strike"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne has notified the National Dengue Control Unit to launch dengue control programmes swiftly in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, North Western and Northern provinces due to the prevailing weather condition."Dengue control programmes to be launched in several provinces"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The representatives of the Federation of Finnish Industry said that they are willing to invest and explore business opportunities in Sri Lanka."Finland Industry Federation members keen to invest in Sri Lanka"