Seminar on natural gas today

Published : 2:06 am  October 14, 2014  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  155 views  |  

The Pathfinder Foundation (PF), will hold a public discussion today on ‘Natural Gas and Optimising the Economic Utility’ from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Auditorium, Bandaranaike Center for International Studies (BCIS), BMICH. The PF seminar has lined up Sri Lanka’s most prominent experts in the power, energy and regulatory sectors. Professor Rohan Samarajiva will be chairing and moderating the session. He is an internationally renowned expert in Infrastructure and ICT Regulation. Among the other speakers is Raja Amarathunga from the Petroleum Sector, who currently functions as a consultant to the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka. Secretary-General of the Petroleum Resources Development... 


Southern Province Best Entrepreneur Awards 2014

Published : 1:00 am  October 13, 2014  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  236 views  |  

NEDA spotlight on south’s best entrepreneurs     The National Enterprise Development Authority (NEDA) in collaboration with the Hambantota District Chamber of Commerce (HDCC) with the support of Chambers of Commerce in Galle and Matara organised the Southern Province Entrepreneur Awards ceremony on 30 September at Sanaya Mansion Hotel in Matara. large scale winners The event was designed to encourage the business community in the Southern Province to improve their standards of business practices and to achieve a high level of entrepreneurship. With the request of NEDA, HDCC managed the whole process to select winners and to organise the award ceremony. The Chief Guest was Minister... 


AVIC inaugurates ‘Astoria, a Dream in a Paradise Island’

Published : 12:55 am  October 13, 2014  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  391 views  |  

AVIC International Holding Corporation (AVIC International) unveiled its plans and inaugurated its first project in Sri Lanka – ‘Astoria, a Dream in a Paradise Island’ – at a gala inauguration ceremony that was held at the Cinnamon Grand. The event was graced by the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Sri Lanka Wu Jianghao, and was also attended by many other dignitaries and special guests including BOI Chairman Lakshman Jayaweera and UDA Chairman Nimal Perera. AVIC has infrastructure development projects, water treatment projects, airport construction projects, and real estate development projects in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. AVIC’s first project in the island... 


Diamond International wins Silver award for export success

Published : 12:54 am  October 13, 2014  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  181 views  |  

The National Chamber of Exporters (NCE) honoured Diamond International Lanka Ltd., a company specialising in the export of seeds, spices, essential oils and coir products, for excellence in exporting goods and services with a Silver Award under the Agriculture Bulk Sector (Medium) category.   Diamond International Lanka Director Wasantha De Silva receiving the award from Lake House Chairman/MD G.A. Bandula Padmakumara   The award was conferred at the NCE Export Awards 2013 event, presenting accolades to the export achievers of the country. This year marks the seventh anniversary of the company’s progress by way of significant contributions in the increasing of Sri Lankan exports. The... 


Serendib Engineering Group introduces Reichle De-Massari

Published : 12:00 am  October 13, 2014  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  249 views  |  

Leading Swiss cabling solutions provider enters Sri Lankan market with pioneering infrastructure  engineering company Navara Capital Group Chairman Harsha de Silva lights the traditional oil lamp at the R&M launch R&M Managing Director Gaurav Ahluwalia lights the oil lamp at the R&M launch in Sri Lanka Serendib Engineering Group (SEG) announced its partnership with leading Swiss cabling solutions company, Reichle De Massari (R&M), at a glittering ceremony at The Kingsbury recently where the R&M product range was officially launched in Sri Lanka. R&M, a company which celebrated its 50th anniversary this year, commemorated its inauguration which commenced with the introduction... 


Pensions Dept. launches digital ID card for senior citizens with Sampath Bank

Published : 12:00 am  October 13, 2014  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  131 views  |  

In keeping with the Government’s ICT policy, the Department of Pensions has launched a digital identity card for pensioners in partnership with Sampath Bank, a pioneer in technological innovations and one of the key stakeholders in the banking industry that uses state-of-the-art digital technology in providing banking services to its customers. President Mahinda Rajapaksa with the replica of the Digital Identity Card. Minister of Public Administration and Home Affairs W. D. J. Seneviratne and Sampath Bank Senior Deputy General Manager Saman Herath are also present   The official launch of the digital identity card which was organised by the Department of Pensions was held on 9 October... 


Pension disbursements through Mobitel mCash

Published : 12:00 am  October 13, 2014  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  91 views  |  

The National Mobile Service Provider Mobitel proudly launched a brand new facility for pension disbursements via its already popular mCash service in partnership with the Pensions Department of Sri Lanka. The launch event which was held recently under the auspices of President Mahinda Rajapaksa unveiled the pension disbursement facility via the mCash service as an added benefit for retired Government employees. Through this service pensioners can now receive their pension directly into their mCash account for greater convenience. President Mahinda Rajapaksa launching the innovative Mobitel mCash pension disbursement service. Mobitel CEO Ranjith G. Rubasinghe and Head of Mobile Money Kalhara... 


Rocket Internet-backed Kaymu woos online shoppers

Published : 12:50 am  October 11, 2014  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  455 views  |  

Rocket Internet-backed Kaymu is promoting online shopping with the platform allowing buyers and sellers to get the best deals on a wide range of products including electronics, fashion and home appliances. In a statement Kaymu said it is the world’s fastest growing online marketplace, with a presence in more than 20 countries in Asia and Africa. Kaymu is backed by Rocket Internet, the world’s biggest internet company outside the United States and China. “With the successful launch of Kaymu, the complete online marketplace solution, we provide a seamless experience in order to connect buyers and sellers across the island. This is an exciting time to be a part of the ecommerce space, especially... 


Multi Audio Visual launches new range of US Mackie products in Sri Lanka

Published : 12:50 am  October 11, 2014  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  240 views  |  

Global innovations launched to cater the growing entertainment industry Multi Audio Visual, a leading sound systems and PA systems provider, today announced the launch of the latest Mackie products in Sri Lanka, a leading developer and marketer of high-quality, affordable professional audio systems based in the USA. Multi Audio Visual Managing Director Tilak Arunasiri (left) receives the official appointment letter from LOUD Technologies Inc. Sales Director Asia Pacific Rohan Smith   The launch ceremony was held at Taj Samudra Hotel Colombo, under the patronage of LOUD Technologies Inc. Sales Director Asia Pacific Rohan Smith and Mackie Product Specialist Raymond Tee, Multi Audio Visual... 


Dialog Lord of the Reload rewards over 400,000 subscribers

Published : 12:48 am  October 11, 2014  |  Category: Business  |  Leave a Comment  |  233 views  |  

Sri Lanka’s largest rewards scheme for the number of prize recipients, Dialog’s Lord of the Reload, held its first grand award ceremony for the year at the Dialog Future World in Colombo today. Lord of the Reload produces a grand prize winner of Rs. 3 million every month, and a daily winner of Rs. 100,000 as well as 2,000 daily spot cash prize winners. The winner receiving the cheque. Dialog Axiata Vice President National Sales Pradeep Keerthirathne, Dialog Axiata Head of Business Mobile Telecommunications Lasantha Theverapperuma, Dialog Axiata Regional Manager National Sales Shyam Hemantha and H.M.A. Sampath Kumara from Ratnapura, the winner of the Rs. 3 million Dialog Lord of the Reload... 


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