President Biden appoints Dr. George E. Gabriel to President’s Commission on White House Fellowships

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Dr. George E. Gabriel has been appointed to the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships by US President Joe Biden. Dr. Gabriel is a native Sri Lankan and studied at the University of Kelaniya before immigrating to the United States.

"President Biden appoints Dr. George E. Gabriel to President’s Commission on White House Fellowships"

Damage to the environment from the sinking MV X-Press Pearl can last for 20 years – Environment Minister

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Minister of Environment Mahinda Amaraweera says the damage to the environment caused by the burning of the X-Press Pearl container ship will last for another 20 years and it could not be calculated in dollars.

"Damage to the environment from the sinking MV X-Press Pearl can last for 20 years – Environment Minister"

Nations Trust WNPS Public Lecture features Dr. Jane Goodall

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Nations Trust Bank continues to build on its partnership with the Wildlife and Nature Protection Society (WNPS) jointly presenting the “Nations Trust WNPS Public Lecture” featuring Dr. Jane Goodall, the legendary scientist, conservationist and humanitarian, on the 17th of June at 7 p.m. Sri Lankan time, via Zoom and FB live.

"Nations Trust WNPS Public Lecture features Dr. Jane Goodall"

Orient Finance records threefold increase in net operating income

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Orient Finance PLC reported a profit before tax of LKR 193 Mn for the 2020-21 financial year, reflecting a year-over-year growth of 144 per cent. The company’s net operating income also increased 148 per cent from LKR 0.47 Bn to LKR 1.17 Bn during the year under review.

"Orient Finance records threefold increase in net operating income"

The Bank with a heart, hosts webinar to help SMEs elevate their business through ‘Facebook’.

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Seylan Bank, recently conducted a skills & knowledge sharing webinar exclusively for Small Medium Enterprises (SME’s) to help them adapt to the current digitally driven business environment. The Live Webinar was hosted via Zoom, YouTube and Facebook. The interactive session gathered approximately 1000 registrations.

"The Bank with a heart, hosts webinar to help SMEs elevate their business through ‘Facebook’."

Arimac partners telco giant Ooredoo Algeria to launch novel self-care app ‘YOOZ’

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Further expanding its digital prowess across global boundaries, premier digital solutions provider Arimac recently partnered with the Algerian subsidiary of the telecommunications behemoth Ooredoo to develop a novel, feature-rich self-care mobile application ‘YOOZ’, for youth in the country.

"Arimac partners telco giant Ooredoo Algeria to launch novel self-care app ‘YOOZ’"

Sri Lankan President’s request to Japanese Prime Minister to obtain the AstraZeneca vaccine receives positive response

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Prime Minister of Japan Yoshihide Suga has positively responded to a request made by Sri Lankan President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa’s to provide 600,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, the President’s Media Division said.

"Sri Lankan President’s request to Japanese Prime Minister to obtain the AstraZeneca vaccine receives positive response"