Daily archives: September 13th, 2017

The National Economic Council

Council set up to strengthen the national economy meets

The National Economic Council, appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena to take required decisions to strengthen the national economy held its first meeting yesterday (Sep. 12) at the Presidential Secretariat.

Harin Fernando with Yi Xianliang

‘China will support Sri Lanka to be information, telecommunication hub in region’

Giving a further fillip to bilateral cooperation between China and Sri Lanka, the Chinese government is planning to support Sri Lanka to be the information and telecommunication hub in the region.

Ranil Wickremesinghe - Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s PM makes fresh call for foreign investments

Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday made a fresh call on foreign investors to consider investing in Sri Lanka as the island country aims to become a hub in the Indian Ocean region.