|Thursday, 26 June 2003|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
by Chandani Jayatilleke
The Colombo Stock Exchange rewrote the record books for the third
consecutive day yesterday with a record Rs. 1.5 billion turnover - the
highest ever turnover so far.
PM meets British investors
Chatura Vidyaratne from London
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe participating in an informal
discussion with a group of British entrepreneurs at the end of a meeting
held in London on June 24 told them that an Investor who is prepared to
invest one million dollars (Rs.100 million) in an agricultural project in
Sri Lanka will be given tax exemption for five years as an incentive to
develop agriculture in the country.
President keen on ensuring law and order - Presidential Spokesman
by Ranil Wijayapala
The President will step in to take decisive action if the law and order
situation in the country deteriorates further, Presidential Spokesman
Harim Pieris said yesterday.
SLMM to quiz Madan Kumar
by Ranga Jayasuriya
The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission yesterday declined to hold the LTTE
responsible for the killing of Dehiwala Intelligence Unit IP Sunil Tabrew
pointing out that the inquiry into the murder has not yet been completed.