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Veressa River Walking tracks

The Veressa River walking tracks, located along the main road between the Bellanwila Raja Maha Vihara and the Pillewa Vihara was officially declared open for the use of the public by President Mahinda Rajapaksa last evening. This special area for jogging and exercising uplifts the character of the town as a green, clean and urban environment. […]

South Asia’s Largest Book Fair held in Sri Lanka

Amidst a large number of international and local book publishers the Colombo International Book Exhibition-2014 was declared open by Hon. Mahinda Rajapakse at BMICH last week. This was Sri Lanka’s largest book fair and was organized by the Sri Lanka Book Publishers Association (SLBPA) Book publishers from many countries including India, China and the United […]

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) hosted ‘Invest Sri Lanka – Investor Forum’ in New York received an unprecedented response from the investor community in New York with over 220 participants attending the forum and meeting with companies listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange.

The event, held at the J.W. Marriot Essex House Hotel in New York City on 4th September, in association with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington D.C. and event partners Bloomberg and ACHAM Sri Lanka; provided fund managers with over $ 100 million under their management, a plethora of information on the merits of […]

Prestige Automobile Ltd brings the iconic Brits to town

Prestige Automobile Ltd and MINI Asia on Wednesday officially launched MINI in Sri Lanka. The iconic car from movies like the “Italian Job” with its rich British roots was first introduced in 1959. It has since undergone volutionary refinement. The new MINI has undergone vast improvement yet has managed to preserve the same go-kart handling […]

Sri Lanka Contributes 1 Million Surgical Gloves to WHO in Global Fight Against Ebola Outbreak

President Mahinda Rajapaksa handed over one million surgical gloves to Dr. Firdosi Mehta, the Country Representative of the World Health Organization(WHO) at Temple Trees as Sri Lanka’s contribution toward the global effort in combating the Ebola outbreak in Africa. According to the WHO at least 2,622 people have died in the worst outbreak of Ebola […]

Samsung’s Customer Contact Centre relocated to offer global standards of service in Colombo

Digital technology leader, Samsung Electronics recently shifted its Customer Contact Centre to a newly refurbished of:ice at the World Trade Centre, Colombo. The of:ice’s opening ceremony was attended by the senior management and staff of Samsung Electronics including, H.K. Chang, Managing Director, Samsung Electronics India – Sri Lanka Branch Of:ice, Omer A. Fareed – CEO, […]

U.S. Pacific Command Conducts South Asia Environmental Security Forum in Maldives

U.S. Pacific Command, in partnership with the Maldives National Defense Force, will conduct a South Asia Environmental Security Forum 2-5 June 2014 in the Republic of the Maldives. The event, which will involve representatives from nations throughout South Asia, international governmental organizations, and observers, will promote regional cooperation on the topics of water security, waste […]

Weightlifter Sudesh Peiris Wins Silver

Twenty Nine Year old weightlifter Kurukulasooriyage Anton Sudesh Peiris bagged the Silver for men’s weightlifting in the 62kg category and Sri Lanka’s first Silver medal at the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow. Peiris hails from Sandalankawa in the Kurunegala District in Sri Lanka. He missed the gold medal by just three kilograms to Cyprus’ Dimitris […]

Sri Lanka Shines at Miss Universe China 2014

A sparkling royal blue sapphire, beautiful dancers and good old fashioned Sri Lankan hospitality were showcased at the recently concluded finale of Miss Universe China 2014. This was made possible by Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts and SriLankan Airlines. Sri Lanka received a mammoth value of publicity for the country as ‘a must see’ destination following […]

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The annual Sri Lanka Day celebration is held every Summer in sunny Southern California. This year it will be held In the beautiful city of Santa Monica on August 16, 2014. Start making your plans to come and partake in this joyous occasion featuring food, entertainment, and fun for the whole family. Learn
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