Daily archives: November 10th, 2017

Imported vehicles in Hambantota port

How Budget 2018 could affect vehicle prices

Sri Lanka’s vehicles importers today said that the Excise Duties of several vehicles are expected to change in line with proposals announced in the 2018 Budget.

Prasad Kariyawasam

Sri Lanka says it will investigate allegations of torture

Sri Lanka says it will investigate allegations by more than 50 ethnic Tamils that they were abducted and tortured by police or army soldiers long after the end of the island nation’s civil war.

Mangala Samaraweera


Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera presenting his maiden budget for 2018 envisions to increase the economic growth rate to 6 percent by 2020 from the current 4.5 percent.