Several Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) trade unions were planning to launch an island-wide strike from midnight yesterday against an alleged decision by the government to sign an agreement with India regarding the oil tanks in Trincomalee.
Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake speaking at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce highlighted prospects for increasing bilateral trade and U.S. investment in Sri Lanka at a breakfast roundtable meeting hosted by the US Chamber of Commerce.
South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine Chairman Dr. Neville Fernando yesterday said that after the government decision to list his institute in the Colombo Stock Exchange his aspirations had been fulfilled.
The Government should pay at least two or three million rupees as compensation per person killed under Meetotamulla Garbage Mountain, Lanka Sama Samaja Party (LSSP) Leader Prof. Tissa Vitharana said today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Sri Lanka next month to take part in the celebrations marking the UN ‘Vesak Day’, the most important in the Buddhist calendar, a senior Lankan minister said on Wednesday.