(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The Court of Appeal on Monday (27 Nov.) yet again deferred the further consideration of the case filed pertaining to the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Interim Committee."Further consideration of case against SLC Interim Committee deferred for fifth time"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Prasanna Ranatunga, Minister of Urban Development and Housing, has submitted a cabinet paper to obtain approval for the transfer of the land portion of the old Dutch building in Trincomalee to the Urban Development Authority (UDA) for a tourism development project."Trincomalee Old Dutch Building to be given to UDA for tourism project"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – State Minister of Investment Promotion Dilum Amunugama says that despite the economic contraction, Sri Lanka’s investment promotion agency , Board of Investment (BOI) has attracted investments worth US$ 1.8 billion and US$ 1.5 billion of them are foreign direct investments (FDI)."Sri Lanka Board of Investments attracts investments of $1.8 billion in 2023"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The government is paying close attention to provide Rs 5,000 from the proposed salary increase for government employees and Rs 2,500 to pensioners from next January, the Minister of State for Finance Dr. Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said."Government planning to provide Rs.5,000 salary hike for public servants from January"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena said that by October 2023, the expenses of the Prime Minister’s Office were reduced by 46% compared to 2022."Prime Minister’s Office cuts costs by 46% in 2023, expands responsibilities"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Nalin Fernando, Minister of Trade, Commerce and Food Security stated that steps have been taken to import a stock of rice similar to Keeri Samba rice to supply the necessary rice for the upcoming festive season."Government to import rice similar to Keeri Samba for the upcoming festive season"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Since its inception in 2013 as the national mobile money service provider, mCash has played a vital role in revolutionizing the digital payment landscape in Sri Lanka, contributing to the nation’s progress toward a cashless future."SLT-MOBITEL mCash Marks 10 Years of Leading Sri Lanka’s Digital Payment Revolution"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Sri Lanka’s market leader in wood coatings and emerging regional conglomerate, JAT Holdings PLC, reported robust financial performance for Q2 of FY 2023/24, recently."JAT Holdings PLC Reports Topline Growth Amidst Export Growth of 130%"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) –During a high level state visit in August, Dutch State Secretary Hon. Gunay Uslu formally signed an ownership transfer of six Sri Lankan artefacts that were stolen by the Dutch."Stolen artefacts return to Sri Lanka after more than 200 years"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Having carried out a successful Rights Issue with the objective of meeting the enhanced regulatory minimum capital, Amana Bank recently listed its Rights Issue shares on the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) which was marked by the ceremonial bell ringing to commence market trading."Amana Bank marks successful Rights Issue with ceremonial CSE market opening"