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News Sri Lanka » Finance: Sri Lanka beefs up tourist hotspot security after violence

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/sri-lanka-beefs-tourist-hotspot-security-violence-091359984.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Colombo (AFP) - Sri Lanka announced Friday it would establish new police posts and step up patrols at popular resorts after a spate of sexual attacks and violence targeting foreign tourists. Police chief Pujith Jayasundara said 20 new stations would be ...

News Sri Lanka » Finance: Sri Lanka to Push Ahead With Reforms, Sees Revenue on Target

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-19/sri-lanka-to-push-ahead-with-reforms-sees-revenue-on-target
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Sri Lanka will continue to press ahead with reforms and revenue for the start of the year is on target, junior finance minister Eran Wickramaratne said in an interview. “We are more or less on track” with the reform program, said Wickramaratne ...

News Sri Lanka » Finance: Sri Lanka committed to preventing financial crime: Mangala

News channel or source: http://www.asiantribune.com/node/91774
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

"At a more micro-level, one of the major objectives of our government, embodied in the 2018 Budget themed Enterprise Sri Lanka, is to empower entrepreneurs by providing access to finance. In order to ensure access to finance at grass roots level ...

News Sri Lanka » Finance: Finance Minister discussed Sri Lanka's development and investment activities with Canada

News channel or source: https://news.lk/economy/item/20291-finance-minister-discussed-sri-lanka-s-development-and-investment-activities-with-canada
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

Mr. David Hartman, Director General for South Asia at Global Affairs Canada, together with David McKinnon, High Commissioner of Canada to Sri Lanka, met with the Minister of Finance and Media, Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, at the Treasury, yesterday (25th).

News Sri Lanka » Finance: Sri Lanka economic factsheet

News channel or source: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sri-lanka-economic-factsheet
Publication date: hursday 26 April 2018

They offer a snapshot of economic data under headings such as trade/investment, economic development and government finance. To help us improve GOV.UK, we’d like to know more about your visit today. We’ll send you a link to a feedback form. It will ...

News Sri Lanka » Finance: Sri Lanka slaps new tax on gold to curb imports

News channel or source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/589477/Sri-Lanka-slaps-new-tax-on-gold-to-curb-imports
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Sri Lanka on Wednesday slapped a 15% tax on gold to curb surging imports that have impacted the trade deficit and put pressure on the exchange rate, officials said. The finance ministry said the tax was reintroduced after a five-year hiatus as authorities ...

News Sri Lanka » Finance: Sri Lanka contributes to Commonwealth Small States Trade Finance Facility

News channel or source: http://www.hirunews.lk/business/188694/sri-lanka-contributes-to-commonwealth-small-states-trade-finance-facility
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

In order to help the Small States get access to global markets, Sri Lanka pledged a financial contribution to set up the Small States Trade Financial Facility. Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera signed this agreement on behalf of Sri Lanka in London.

News Sri Lanka » Finance: Sri Lanka pools into US $ 5mn Commonwealth small states fund

News channel or source: http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/Sri-Lanka-pools-into-US-mn-Commonwealth-small-states-fund-148781.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera signed this agreement on behalf of Sri Lanka. Initiated at the CHOGM 2013 Summit in Colombo, the Commonwealth recognised the importance of trade finance for the development of small states and introduced ...

News Sri Lanka » Finance: Interpol "red notice" for Sri Lanka's ex-c.bank chief over bond sale

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/sri-lanka-bonds-interpol/interpol-red-notice-for-sri-lankas-ex-c-bank-chief-over-bond-sale-idUSL3N1RX4BP
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

COLOMBO, April 20 (Reuters) - Interpol has issued a red notice, a request to locate and provisionally arrest, Sri Lanka’s former central bank governor ... also recommended legal action against the then finance minister, Ravi Karunanayake.

News Sri Lanka » Finance: Sri Lanka pledges support for Commonwealth small states trade finance facility

News channel or source: http://www.lankabusinessonline.com/sri-lanka-pledges-support-for-commonwealth-small-states-trade-finance-facility/
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Apr 18, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka pledged financial contribution to setup the Small States Trade Financial Facility, In order to help Small States get access to global markets. On the margins of the ongoing Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in the ...