Coal power to reduce electricity bill costs
The decision by the government to commission the
Norochcholai coal power plant, will lead to a drastic reduction of
the production of electricity costs and reduce Sri Lanka's
dependency on diesel oil production which is very costly.
Facets 2005 attracts over 150 exhibitors
The year 2004 recorded the highest ever revenue
of US$ 105.9 million through gem and jewellery exports since the
establishment of the State Gem Corporation in 1971 presently called
as a National Gem and Jewellery Authority, said Facets.