CB targets for 2009:
Five percent growth
The Sri Lankan economy demonstrated its
resilience by recording a real growth of 6 percent in 2008 in the
midst of unprecedented and unfavorable developments globally and
domestically said Central Bank (CB) Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal.
No price change
Trade Marketing Development, Cooperatives and
Consumer Services Minister Bandula Gunawardena denying media
reports, said yesterday that the imposition of new tax regime on
essential commodities has made no impact on the prices.
ANCL felicitates Lahore hero
The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Limited
yesterday felicitated and paid tribute to Meher Mohammed Khalil who
was on the wheel in the coach that drove the Sri lankan cricket team
towards safety at the Gadaffi Stadium in Lahore when it came under
terrorist fire on March 3.