Clean beaches, theme for January
Stakeholders to launch awareness programs:
The first program of a series of twelve monthly
programs which focuses on 12 different products aiming at attracting
more tourists to the country will be launched today.
Country projecting higher amount this year:
Foreign remittances US $ 3.8 b in 2010
Foreign remittances in to the country reached US
$ 3.8 billion last year and the country projects a higher amount for
this year. “We are expecting to reach an increased value in foreign
remittances this year. The country is in the process of positioning
as a skilled worker supplying country.
Sri Lanka to open bunker terminal
Sri Lanka plans to open a $ 130 million fuel
bunkering terminal with a capacity of 82,000 metric tonnes at its
new Hambantota port in May, the island nation’s Ports Authority said