All sectors perform well:
JKH records Rs 863 m profit in Q3
Plans to construct new hotel in Beruwala:
John Keells Holdings PLC JKH has recorded a
profit before tax (PBT) of Rs 1.50 billion for the third quarter.
This reflects an increase of 64 per cent compared to the Rs 918
million in the corresponding period in the previous year, while for
the nine months ended December 31, 2009, PBT of Rs 3.37 billion
reflects a decline of 14 per cent compared to the Rs 3.93 billion in
the same period last year.
Green Building Council for construction industry
SLIA to play pivotal role:
Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA) is
planning to setup Green Building Council of Sri Lanka with all
stakeholders in the construction industry to improve standards of
the industry. All stakeholders such as engineers, architects,
environmentalists, planners and quantity survey consultants will
participate so that there will not be disparities in the quality of
the construction industry. SLIA will play pivotal role in this
initiative Sri Lanka Institute of Architects President, Chandana
Edirisuriya told Daily News Business.
Capital market thriving
The capital market in Sri Lanka is thriving
today making record gains turning a new chapter in the economic
development in the country. In this backdrop Financial Service
Academy (FSA) as a premier capital market education provider has
assumed the responsibility of gearing the capital market players
with the essential knowledge, skills and professionalism require to
face the new challenges posed by the fast growing and dynamic
capital market in Sri Lanka, FSA Director Dr. Harendra Dissa Bandara
told Daily New Business.