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Japanese delegation and Sri Lanka’s president discuss resuming stalled development projects 

Minister of State in the Cabinet Office of Japan, FUJIMARU Satoshi, and, former Minister of State for Regional Revitalization and Regulatory ReformYAMAMOTO Kozo, called on President Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Presidential…

Illegal cigarettes causing Rs.52 Billion revenue loss to Government

The expansion in the Illegal cigarettes market driven by recent tax hikes is causing a record Rs. 52 billion revenue loss to the Government, According to the ongoing research conducted…

Sri Lanka Met 33 IMF Commitments and failed 8 by end-June

Sri Lanka had verifiably met 33 of the trackable program commitments of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) program as of the end of June 2023 but had failed eight, according to…

Raising the Bar: Hulftsdorp Debates Set the Stage for Sri Lanka’s Next Generation of Orators

Nestled amidst the heart of the Sri Lankan justice system, Sri Lanka Law College is bringing back Hulftsdorp Debates after a hiatus of four years. The town that is home…

USAID-supported Plastic Recycling Center Opens in Kaduwela

The Kaduwela Municipal Council opened the first of four Plastic Recycling Centers at 567/3, Yashodara Mawatha, Dedigamuwa as a pilot to improve standards in plastic waste collection and apply environment,…

Ceylon Chamber Raises Concerns on the Quality of pharmaceutical procured for Public Healthcare Sector

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce in a media statement expressed concerns on the recent developments in the healthcare sector, particularly regarding the quality of pharmaceutical products procured for the public…

Only 31,000 pay income tax out Out of the 500,000

Although there are 500,000 personal income tax files in this country, only 31,000 of them are paying tax, Mahindananda Aluthgamage, Chair of the Sectoral Oversight Committee on National Economic and…