Category: BUSINESS

Pakistan – Sri Lanka Trade and Investment Conference held

Pakistan – Sri Lanka Trade and Investment Conference held

Feb 25, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Prime Minister Imran Khan yesterday (24) had a meeting with Pakistani business community attending Pakistan Sri ... Read More

Sri Lanka, US set to increase exports under GSP

Sri Lanka, US set to increase exports under GSP

Feb 22, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Sri Lanka and the United States have explored the modalities to encourage exports of more Sri ... Read More

Two airlines resume operations to Sri Lanka

Two airlines resume operations to Sri Lanka

Feb 19, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Two airlines that had suspended flights to Sri Lanka due to the COVID-19 pandemic, have resumed ... Read More

Over 3,800 tourists here after Jan. 21

Over 3,800 tourists here after Jan. 21

Feb 19, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga said that 3,820 tourists have arrived the country so far since the ... Read More

Price increase of palm oil affects bakery industry

Price increase of palm oil affects bakery industry

Feb 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Owners are faced with a difficult situation to operate the bakery industry due to the price ... Read More

COVID-positive tourists to be sent to Koggala Hospital managed by Lanka Hospital and Army

COVID-positive tourists to be sent to Koggala Hospital managed by Lanka Hospital and Army

Feb 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Government has decided to shuttle the tourists who tested positive for COVID-19 to the hospital ... Read More

Peliyagoda New Manning Market vendors vaccinated

Peliyagoda New Manning Market vendors vaccinated

Feb 17, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The vaccination of traders at the Manning Market and Peliyagoda Fish Market commenced today (17). (more…) Read More

BIA, MRIA landing fee concession extended till July

BIA, MRIA landing fee concession extended till July

Feb 17, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Cabinet has given its consent to the proposal made by the Minister of Tourism Prasanna Ranatunga ... Read More

No decision to relax COVID-regulations for tourists

No decision to relax COVID-regulations for tourists

Feb 17, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Co-Cabinet Spokesperson, Minister Udaya Gammanpila assured that the Government has not taken any decision to relax ... Read More

Public refrain from interacting with tourists

Public refrain from interacting with tourists

Feb 16, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The public have been urged to refrain from interacting with tourists after the country was placed ... Read More

Foreign inflows to outpace outflows in 2021

Foreign inflows to outpace outflows in 2021

Feb 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Central Bank is projecting that foreign inflows will outpace outflows for year 2021, said Central ... Read More

Gulf Air resumes direct flights to Colombo

Gulf Air resumes direct flights to Colombo

Feb 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, announces that it will resume its ... Read More

Cabinet agrees to review trade accords

Cabinet agrees to review trade accords

Feb 10, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Cabinet of Ministers has granted its consent to review regional trade accords and independent trade ... Read More

Rs.1,000 daily wage for estate workers through Wages Board

Rs.1,000 daily wage for estate workers through Wages Board

Feb 9, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Tea and Rubber Wages Board yesterday decided to increase the daily wage of Tea and ... Read More

CPC seeks more jet fuel imports with airport reopening

CPC seeks more jet fuel imports with airport reopening

Feb 3, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Ceypetco is seeking jet fuel imports following the country’s decision to resume international commercial flights and ... Read More