CHINDIA – The Big Picture For Sri Lanka

by Trevor Jayetileke   Sri Lanka even after almost 70 years of Independence is still in the “Tea and Sympathy” Time Capsule. Even the ‘Vision 2025’ declared recently by our two “Yahapalanaya” Leaders are hoping to Double Exports and increase FDI to US$5000 a Year but whether it would provide a self-reliant Economic Base to [...]

Uplifting Local Dairy Farming Communities

Fonterra Brands Sri Lanka Completes 45 Sustainable Projects As part of its pioneering dairy development programme, Fonterra Brands Sri Lanka continues to help build more sustainable dairy farming communities through its Grass Roots Fund, investing over Rs. 33 million in 45 community projects since 2014. In Sri Lanka, the dairy co-operative sources 10 million litres [...]

Intense US-Lanka Cooperation Ahead

Cordial relations between the United States of America and Sri Lanka date back 165 years, and the USA has assisted Sri Lanka financially with over US$ 2 Billion since independence. The year 2015 is now seen as one of the most critical times where the future of Sri Lanka has been repositioned towards holistic development. [...]

Higher Education

CIMA Business Leaders’ Summit 2015:  Future Defined Colombo, 24 June 2015:  Our world, country, organisations and business leaders struggle to stay afloat and aligned in the volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous nature of today’s global business environment. The need for rapid change swirls around many of us, tipping us this way and that as we [...]

“The workplaces of tomorrow are all about the progressive technology of mobility”, says Etisalat Lanka CEO

Etisalat Lanka recently hosted a forum for their valued enterprise customers highlighting the theme of “Future Enterprise Business with Total Mobility”. Held at The Kingsbury, Colombo the forum was attended by distinguished IT heads from key corporate establishments of Sri Lanka, corporate clients as well as national and government institutions. Inaugurating the forum was the Chief [...]

Architects To Design ‘Reconciliation Bridge’

The Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA), as part of their CSR initiative, brought 90 students from Jaffna to attend the exhibition on architecture at the BMICH. The school children were from Hindu College, Jaffna and Kokuvil Hindu College. The event, attempting to raise awareness of the profession and to create a dialogue, helped the [...]

Investor Delegation From China

Business Networking Session on March 6 A 28-member high powered business delegation from China, organised by the Beijing Lansing Century Exhibition Company in association with state-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of Tianjin Municipal People’s Government (TJ-SASAC), Tianjin Commission of Commerce (TCC) and Foreign Affairs Office of Tianjin Municipal People’s Government, will be visiting Sri [...]

NCC Seminar On EPF & ETF In Sinhala On February 26

The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka will hold a half day Seminar on ‘EPF & ETF’ in Sinhala medium on February 26, 2015 from 1.30pm to 5pm at the National Chamber Auditorium at 450, D. R. Wijewardene Mw, Colombo 10. The seminar will cover guidance on the type of employees covered, salaries, allowances [...]

CCC Facilitates MOU Of Lankan Jeweller And Norwegian Gift Marketer

Sri Lanka’s Naraa Jewellery Mart and Norway’s VIVO Holdings AS, a firm dealing with books, gifts and handmade articles, have signed an MOU for a Joint Venture Agreement in the future in a bid help expand the business scope of each other. Under the new partnership, facilitated by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, the Norwegian firm [...]

PIMA Annual Dinner Dance

The Alumni Dinner Dance 2014 of the Post Graduate Institute of Management Alumni (PIMA) was held recently at the Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo. click here to see full page

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