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COLOMBO Press Releases

Moutai and AIESEC Co-Organize Youth Speak Forum, Crossover Cooperation Promotes International General—17 Sep 19

The YouthSpeak Forum, co-organized by the Kweichow Moutai Group and the international youth-run volunteer organization AIESEC Sri Lanka, was held at the Lighthouse Auditorium in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Sept. 11th. Moutai co-organized the event because it

Iconic Galle Face Hotel Showcases Best of British Heritage As England Cricket Team Tours Sri Lifestyle—30 Oct 18

Historic Colombo hotel reflects on 154 years of history, including visits from English cricket captains, leading celebrities and even royalty, and invites guests to explore its rich cultural heritage… The Galle Face Hotel, which opened in 1864

AirAsia Launches Direct Flight Bangkok-Colombo Discover a New Perspective of Sri Lanka and its Lifestyle—22 Oct 18

AirAsia is launching 4 direct flights a week from Bangkok (Don Mueang) to Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, a destination for faithful Buddhists as well as a city blessed by natural wonder and an enchanting way of life. AirAsia BIG members can book the

Asia-Pacific WTTx Summit Sees Joint Declaration to Drive the Growth of Digital IT—18 Oct 18

[Sri Lanka, Colombo] GTI, Informa and Huawei successfully held the Asia-Pacific WTTx (fixed wireless access) summit with the theme 'Bring Affordable and Fast Fixed Wireless Broadband to Every Household'. These discussions centered on accelerating the

GALLE FACE HOTEL AND EBERT SILVA HOLIDAYS JOIN HANDS TO CELEBRATE WORLD CHILDRENS Lifestyle—16 Oct 18

100 children invited to Colombo for a fun-filled day of sightseeing and activities, including tours of a Navy ship and SriLankan Airlines jet, plus treats and games at the historic hotel The Galle Face Hotel, which opened in 1864 and is one of the

Next Hotels และ Kafnu เตรียมเปิดให้บริการที่ศรีลังกาปีหน้า ไลฟ์สไตล์—08 Oct 18

Next Hotels และ Kafnu เตรียมบุกตลาดศรีลังกา ซึ่งเป็นจุดหมายปลายทางการท่องเที่ยวที่เติบโตอย่างรวดเร็ว ด้วยการเปิด Next Hotel Colombo และ Kafnu Colombo ต้อนรับแขกผู้มาเยือนอย่างเป็นทางการในช่วงไตรมาส 3 ของปี 2562 โดย Next Hotel Colombo ตั้งอยู่ที่ Colombo

Next Hotels and Kafnu to Open in Sri Lanka#s Colombo City Centre in Lifestyle—08 Oct 18

Next Hotel Colombo and Kafnu Colombo will open their doors to welcome guests in third quarter 2019. This will mark the entry of Next Hotels and Kafnu into Sri Lanka, a fast-growing tourist destination. Next Hotel Colombo, which Kafnu is part of, is

Sri Lanka#s Iconic Galle Face Hotel To Recapture The Elegance And Charm Of A Bygone Era For Lifestyle—02 Oct 18

Tokyo-based IT Factory selected as local representative office of 154-year-old heritage hotel, which has previously hosted Japanese emperors and leading figures... COLOMBO, SRI LANKA: The legendary Galle Face Hotel, which opened in 1864 and is the oldest

BOTANIK RISES ABOVE THE CROWDS TO BECOME POPULAR ROOFTOP VENUE FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS AND EVENTS IN Lifestyle—23 Jan 18

Cantaloupe & Co's new rustic restaurant and bar, which is perched on the eighth floor of the Fairway Hotel, introduces a series of new concepts to cater for corporate get-togethers and social gatherings… Botanik, the rustic rooftop restaurant

Closing Sri Lankas Gender Gaps in the Workforce Stcoks—16 Nov 17

Getting more Sri Lankan Women to Work Is Crucial to Achieving the Country's Growth and Equity Goals COLOMBO, November 15, 2017 – Removing barriers to women's paid work will encourage more Sri Lankan women to participate in the workforce, finds a

Integrated Management of Risks Key to the Success of Sri Lanka#s New Growth Stcoks—03 Nov 17

COLOMBO, November 2, 2017— To sustain growth, job creation and poverty reduction, Sri Lanka needs to move to a more private investment, tradable sector-led growth model, says the latest Sri Lanka Development Update, the World Bank's half-yearly

Integrated Management of Risks Key to the Success of Sri Lanka#s New Growth Stcoks—02 Nov 17

COLOMBO, November 2, 2017— To sustain growth, job creation and poverty reduction, Sri Lanka needs to move to a more private investment, tradable sector-led growth model, says the latest Sri Lanka Development Update, the World Bank's half-yearly

Movenpick Hotels Resorts scoops three leading industry awards for Middle East and Asia General—30 Oct 17

Hotels in Beirut and Aqaba win World Travel Awards while new business hotel in Colombo is recognised at South Asian Travel Awards Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has scored a triple win with its properties in Beirut, Aqaba and Colombo receiving

World Bank Clarifies Sri Lanka Media Reports on Yala National Park Stcoks—30 Oct 17

COLOMBO October 29, 2017 — The World Bank today released a statement clarifying media reports on World Bank's position on the management of Yala national park. The Bank has indeed raised the importance of managing traffic in the National Park, an

A Modern and Efficient Financial Sector to Benefit all Sri Lankans Stcoks—05 Oct 17

COLOMBO October 4, 2017 — Today, Sri Lanka signed an agreement to modernize and improve the efficiency of its financial sector which in turn will help small businesses and entrepreneurs compete in the markets and create better jobs. Financial

CANTALOUPE HOTELS GROUP PARTNERS MICHELIN-STAR CHEF TO UNVEIL BOTANIK ROOFTOP RESTAURANT IN Lifestyle—28 Sep 17

Boutique hospitality group teams up with Sri Lankan-born Chef Rishi Naleendra of Cheek by Jowl fame in Singapore to launch pioneering contemporary bistro concept overlooking the city skyline. Leading hip boutique hotel operator, Cantaloupe Hotels Group,

Sri Lanka and World Bank sign US$100 million Credit Agreement to Support Higher Stcoks—18 Jul 17

COLOMBO July 17, 2017 - Sri Lanka has signed a US$100 million credit agreement with the World Bank to support its higher education sector. The objective of this initiative is to increase enrollment in priority disciplines, improve the quality of degree

Sri Lanka-Owned Reforms Key to Drive Economic Growth Stcoks—30 Jun 17

COLOMBO, June 29, 2017— Sri Lankan Government led reforms to improve competitiveness, maintain macro-fiscal stability and strengthen institutions, with broad support in the country, are key to robust economic growth, job creation and poverty

World Bank Vice President for Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions Visits Sri Stcoks—05 May 17

COLOMBO May 4, 2017 — Jan Walliser, the World Bank's Vice President for Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions, arrived in Colombo today for an official two-day visit. During his visit, he will gain firsthand understanding of Sri Lanka's

Fourth South Asia Region Public Procurement Conference turns spotlight on e-Government Stcoks—21 Feb 17

Colombo, February 20, 2017— Today, Sri Lanka welcomed the Heads of Public Procurement Agencies or Authorities of eight South Asian countries to the Fourth South Asia Region Public Procurement Conference. The conference was inaugurated by H.E

MOVENPICK HOTELS RESORTS BRINGS ALTITUDE AND ATTITUDE TO COLOMBO WITH A MODERN PROPERTY SET FOR Lifestyle—18 Jan 17

Design-led Mövenpick Hotel Colombo – the city's first new international five-star property in 25 years – promises a 'vertical experience' with stunning views and culinary theatre. Dubai (United Arab Emirates), 16th January 2017: –

Sri Lanka Signs US$125 Million Credit to Modernize Agriculture Stcoks—18 Jan 17

COLOMBO January 17, 2017 — Sri Lanka has signed a US$125 million credit with the World Bank to help the country modernize its agriculture sector. Sri Lanka aims to make the sector more efficient and attractive as a modern business, more responsive

Sri Lanka Makes Progress in Reforms despite Decline in Overall Rank: Doing Business Report Stcoks—26 Oct 16

Colombo, October 25, 2016 – Over the past year Sri Lanka made progress in two reform areas that are covered by the Doing Business report, namely Starting a Business and Protecting Minority Investors. The improvements, while important, were not

Government of Sri Lanka and World Bank Sign Agreement to Protect Sri Lankas Stcoks—06 Sep 16

COLOMBO, September 5, 2016— today, the Government of Sri Lanka and the World Bank signed a US$45 million credit to help protect Sri Lanka's natural habitats and resources from degradation and over -exploitation. The project will assist the

Sri Lanka and World Bank Sign Agreement for Growth and Jobs Stcoks—06 Sep 16

COLOMBO, September 5, 2016— The Government of Sri Lanka and the World Bank today signed a US$100 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to support the Government of Sri Lanka's economic reform program. Sri Lanka has

New World Bank Country Director on a Familiarization Visit to Sri Lanka Stcoks—22 Jul 16

COLOMBO, July 22, 2016 – Idah Pswarayi-Riddihough, the new World Bank Country Director* for Sri Lanka and Maldives is visiting Colombo this week to meet with the Sri Lankan Government, and other development partners, to discuss the status of the

Government of Sri Lanka and World Bank Sign Agreement to Develop Jaffna with Galle, Stcoks—21 Jul 16

COLOMBO, July 20, 2016— The Government of Sri Lanka and the World Bank today signed a $55 million loan to Sri Lanka to improve urban services, preserve cultural and environment assets, and improve livability in Jaffna, adding the city to an