Want US- Sri Lanka Business Coalition:
US corporates extol Lanka’s economic virtues
Twelve frontline United States multinational
corporates, including Fortune 500 Brands - Boeing and Coca Cola,
have written to the US Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton, the
US Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke and the US Trade Representative
Ron Kirk, paying glowing tributes to the performance of the Sri
Lankan economy and asking for a US- Sri Lanka Business Coalition.
Lanka-New Zealand quantity surveyors sign partnership
The 15th Pacific Association of Quantity
Surveyor’s Congress (PAQS) hosted by the Institute of Quantity
Surveyors (IQSSL) of Sri Lanka was held yesterday building more
partnerships with fellow practitioners.
CPS strategy to reduce transport costs
Lanka’s transport costs could be reduced while
developing a sustainable multimodal transport under the Country
Partner Strategy (CPS) 2012-2016 of the Asian Development Bank.
Tuticorin ferry service gaining ground
The Colombo, Tuticorin passenger ferry service
(Scotia Prince) is gaining popularity and plans are underway to
increase the service. This ferry service commenced last June and is
operated twice a week. “Since we see a growth we are looking at
increasing the service to three per week,” Flemingo Liners CEO P.K