Sri Lanka’s reputed jewellers, Tiesh, recently unveiled an impressive array of trend setting designs from its brand new collection of sapphires for the forthcoming festive season, at an exclusive gala soirée at the Tiesh store in Colombo. Gracing the champagne soirée was Miss Inter Continental Sri Lanka 2017 Natalee Fernando in her first official public…

In line with the BOC’s 78 th anniversary, the bank made a platform for children to reveal their creativity by organizing an art competition called “punchi Picasso” jointly with the Ministry of Education. The Art Exhibition was held at the Battaramulla “Ape Gama” on Friday, 27 th October 2017. The award ceremony for the winners too took place…

State Minister of International Trade, Sujeewa Senasinghe attended the 34th Anuga International 2017, world’s largest exhibition for Food and Beverages, which was held in Cologne, Germany from 7th to 11th October 2017.  7400 companies from 107 nations exhibited their products to 165,000 trade visitors from 198 Nations. Exports Development Board and Sri Lanka Tea Board organized the…

A Chinese Business Delegation led by Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shanghai (CPIT Shanghai) visited the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce recently to hold discussions to enhance commercial ties between Sri Lanka and China.The delegation which was led by Mr. Yang Jianrong, Chairman of the CPIT Shanghai held discussions with the CEO of the Ceylon…

Ford Motor Company, the global automotive giant represented in Sri Lanka by Future Automobiles (Pvt) Limited, a subsidiary of Softlogic Holdings PLC, recently delivered three Ford Ranger pickup trucks to the Department of National Zoological Gardens. The three Ford Ranger single cab pickup trucks will be deployed by the Department to the Ridiyagama Safari Park in the…

After a marathon three day bilateral trade session in Colombo that ended on 26 October, both Russia and Sri Lanka achieved a greater understanding on breaking the Ceylon Tea impasse that has been dogging their trade cooperation efforts lately. ‘We warmly welcome the Russian delegation to Colombo” said the Secretary of Ministry of Industry and…

The Bank closed the 9 months ending 30 th September 2017 with a post-tax profit of Rs.3,002 Mn, a moderate growth of 6% over the corresponding period last year. These results were impacted by provisions made on account of a legacy NPA, payment of which is due from the Compensation Tribunal. Growth in advances coupled with…

Since its launch late last year by CBL Global Foods, ‘Sera Real Coconut Milk’ has rapidly expanded its market share to become a household brand across Sri Lanka. CBL Global Foods is backed by parent company Ceylon Biscuits Limited (CBL), a leading local food conglomerate, reputed for brands such as Munchee, Ritzbury, Tiara, Lanka Soy and Samaposha.…