Category: BUSINESS

All State and private banks to remain open tomorrow

All State and private banks to remain open tomorrow

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - All State and private banks to remain open tomorrow (12), despite it being declared as a ... Read More

Promotional event for Pakistani dates held by High Commission of Pakistan in Colombo

Promotional event for Pakistani dates held by High Commission of Pakistan in Colombo

Apr 10, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The High Commission of Pakistan, in collaboration with Ministry of Commerce and Trade Development Authority of ... Read More

LKR further depreciated

LKR further depreciated

Apr 8, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR) further depreciated today (08) with the selling rate of United States Dollar ... Read More

Special permit system for palm oil importation

Special permit system for palm oil importation

Apr 7, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Special permit system for bakery and confectionery products' manufacturers to import palm oil for their production ... Read More

Plantation workers to receive Rs. 1,000 daily wage from April

Plantation workers to receive Rs. 1,000 daily wage from April

Apr 6, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Government to pay the promised Rs. 1,000 salary to all estate workers from April, the ... Read More

Over 9,000 tourists here since reopening of airports

Over 9,000 tourists here since reopening of airports

Apr 6, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A total of 9,629 tourists have arrived in the country since the reopening of airports on ... Read More

Cabinet approval to establish new Sri Lanka Tourism Authority

Cabinet approval to establish new Sri Lanka Tourism Authority

Apr 6, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - At the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, it has been decided to grant approval a ... Read More

Cabinet approval to purchase 6 million Sputnik V Vaccines

Cabinet approval to purchase 6 million Sputnik V Vaccines

Apr 6, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Cabinet of Ministers approved to purchase another 6 million doses of Sputnik V COVID-vaccines, the ... Read More

President suspends import of palm oil

President suspends import of palm oil

Apr 5, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has instructed to completely ban the importation of palm oil with immediate effect. ... Read More

Testing of coconut oil samples, underway

Testing of coconut oil samples, underway

Apr 4, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Food Control Administration Unit (FCAU) of the Health Ministry tasked to collect samples of imported ... Read More

Regulations to be amended to set standard Aflatoxin Levels

Regulations to be amended to set standard Aflatoxin Levels

Apr 4, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Regulations to be amended to lower the Food Control Administration Unit (FCAU) of the Health Ministry ... Read More

Brown sugar to be sold at Rs. 115

Brown sugar to be sold at Rs. 115

Apr 2, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A kilogrmme of brown sugar to be sold at Rs. 115 from next week at Sathosa ... Read More

Russia resumes flights to Sri Lanka

Russia resumes flights to Sri Lanka

Apr 2, 2021

(FASTNEWS | MOSCOW) - Russia resumed commercial flights to Sri Lanka from yesterday (01), the country's Official Coronavirus Task Force ... Read More

Sri Lankan Rupee further depreciated

Sri Lankan Rupee further depreciated

Mar 31, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR) further depreciated against United States Dollar (USD) as selling rate of USD ... Read More

Russia to resume flights to Sri Lanka next month

Russia to resume flights to Sri Lanka next month

Mar 26, 2021

(FASTNEWS | MOSCOW) - Russia will resume commercial flights to Sri Lanka, and Germany, Syria, Tajikistan, Venezuela, Uzbekistan from 01 ... Read More