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BOI’s Biyagama Zone honoured with prestigious industrial relations award

Department of Labour, Ministry of Labour and Foreign Employment  and the Department of Petroleum Resources Development recently honoured the Biyagama Export Processing Zone of...

BOI signs agreement for warehousing and logistic project

The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka signed an Agreement with Skylift Container Depot and Logistics (Private) Limited to set up a facility that...

EDB proud of earning $17 billion in export revenue; Indira Malwatta

Chairperson of the Export Development Board Mrs.Indira Malwatta announced that it was a proud moment for the EDB for the achievement of earning $...

Port of Colombo handles record-breaking 7 millionth TEU

In a record breaking effort the Port of Colombo was able to handle its 7 millionth TEU on 31st December 2018.  A special function...

Ceylon Tea Museum

Preserving The Heritage of Ceylon Tea by,Indika Vitharanage, Manager Ceylon Tea Museum   The adventure began 150 years ago. The epic saga of Ceylon Tea continues to...

EDB to enhance potential of Footwear industry

Export Development Board(EDB) identifying the footwear and the leather sector as a potential sector of creating employment opportunities and earning and saving valuable foreign...

Sri Lanka reaches new heights at ILTM Travel Fair,...

Sri Lanka made a prominent  and impressive participation  in the International Luxury Travel Market- (ILTM) France held at the Palais des Festivals, in the...

Seethawaka Export Zone earns US $ 294 million in 2018

The BOI’s Seethawaka Export Processing Zone, contributed US$294 Mn (Rs.52,842 Mn) in export revenue as at end of October 2018. It was Rs. 65,791 ...

SLPA Chairman appointed Ministry Secretary

Dr Parakrama Dissanayake, Chairman, Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA)  was appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry of Ports & Shipping and Southern Development...

Three cruise liners ferry in over 7000 tourists to Sri Lanka

In addition to the members of Balmy Amy, the arrival of three super luxury passenger vessels with a combined passenger occupancy of nearly 7000,...

Focus on Lumbini as an important religious destination

BITM 2019 introduction An opportunity is provided by the Buddhist International Travel Mart 2019(BITM) through the Buddhist Travel Mart, for Buddhist pilgrims to explore Lumbini,...

Sri Lanka steals the spotlight at historical city of Izmir

The Sri Lankan pavilion attracted hoards of crowds with interest in both tourism and trade, when Sri Lanka showcased her unique offerings at the...

EDB Promotes Sri Lanka Apparel in France to maximize benefits under...

Export Development Board(EDB) in its efforts to increase apparel exports to European Union(EU),  organized  an apparel promotion programme in France by participating at the...

Spanish Travel agents to promote Sri Lanka as a viable tourist...

As a result of a dialogue initiated in 2016/17 between the Tourism minister, Sri Lanka Ambassador and the Commercial Council in France, Sri Lanka...

Sri Lanka prominently displayed at Emirates Dubai Rugby Sevens

Sri Lanka Tourism hoarding and stall attracted many spectators who had come to watch the Emirates Airlines Dubai Rugby Sevens, where over 300 rugby...

EDB held an ornamental plant production program for export

With the objective to encourage new  investment in ornamental plant production for the export market and also improve the product quality, the Sri Lanka...

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