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Sri Lanka to host FAO conference next year

08-Dec-2023 Asia

Sri Lanka will host the 37th session of the Asia Pacific Regional Conference (APRC) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in February,...

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Sri Lanka to increase VAT to 18% in 2024

31-Oct-2023 World

Sri Lankan has approved to increase the value added tax (VAT) to 18 per cent from January, 2024, cabinet spokesperson Bandula Gunawardena said on...

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Sri Lanka thanks India for helping to protect airspace, sea

17-Aug-2023 Asia

Sri Lanka has thanked India for helping to protect the island nation’s airspace and the sea including its exclusive economic zone through maritime and coastal...

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Colombo: Sri Lanka records primary surplus of $167 mn up to May

14-Jul-2023 Asia

Sri Lanka's State Minister of Finance Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said on Friday that the country has recorded a primary surplus of 53 billion LKR ($167...

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Colombo: Indian Foreign Secretary calls on Sri Lanka President

12-Jul-2023 Asia

Ahead of Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe's first official visit to India, Indian Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra met him during his two-day official visit...

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Colombo: Sri Lanka reports 50,264 dengue cases this yr

05-Jul-2023 Asia

Sri Lanka has reported a total of 50,264 dengue cases so far this year, the Healthy Ministry said on Wednesday.The Ministry's Epidemiology Unit said the...

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Colombo: Sri Lanka declares bank holiday for domestic debt restructuring

26-Jun-2023 Asia

Sri Lanka will have a five-day bank holiday from June 29 to July 3 to provide time for domestic debt restructuring, an official said.Sri Lankan...

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Colombo: Central Bank of Sri Lanka reduces key rates

01-Jun-2023 Asia

The Monetary Board of the CBSL decided to reduce the Standing Deposit Facility Rate and the Standing Lending Facility Rate by 250 basis points to...

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Colombo: Sri Lanka issues landslide warning due to heavy rainfall

11-May-2023 Asia

Sri Lanka's National Building Research Organization (NBRO) on Wednesday urged people to be cautious of possible landslides if heavy rain...

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Colombo: Cyclonic storm forecasted in Sri Lanka

09-May-2023 Asia

A low-level atmospheric disturbance that developed over the southeast Bay of Bengal area will gradually develop into a low-pressure area and then into a cyclonic...

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Lahore: ‘Pakistan’s economy worse than that of Sri Lanka’

08-May-2023 Asia

PTI Chairman and deposed Pakistan premier Imran Khan claimed that the economic situation of Pakistan had worsened even more than that of Sri Lanka, state...

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