IITExpo-Colombo 2018, a 3 day event, showcasing the Incredible Textiles of India, is being held from 21-23 February, 2018 at the Grand Ballroom, Galadari Hotel, Colombo. More than 40 Indian Fabric manufacturers & exporters will be displaying varieties of Apparel fabrics (woven, knitted and non-woven), Made-ups, Home Textiles, Traditional items etc… in various blends, textures,…

6E to operate daily flights from Chennai, Bengaluru starting January 20, 2018 Colombo soon to be its 8th international and 49th overall destination on 6E network In its endeavor to expand and strengthen its growing network, IndiGo, India’s largest and fastest growing low-cost carrier, today shared its operational plans from Colombo. With daily direct flights…

Edelweiss, Switzerland’s leading leisure airline and sister company of Swiss International Air Lines, is further expanding its route network to Asia. From 3rd November 2018 the airline will offer seasonal flights between Zurich and Colombo. An Edelweiss Airbus A340-300 will fly twice weekly between Zurich and Colombo connecting the two cities directly. The new connection…

Volunteers from the bank’s Colombo Representative Office partner with Small Fishers Association in Kalpitiya lagoon Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG)’s banking entity The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., Colombo Representative Office, planted 500 mangrove saplings as part of the bank’s “MUFG Gives Back” annual global CSR  campaign in November. On 25 November, the bank partnered…

World renowned boutique property Residence by Uga Escapes’ Rare restaurant, is gearing up for a rare night of gastronomic fanfare with Chef Chris Bonello. Colombo’s leading boutique hotel, Residence by Uga Escapes’ equally unparalleled restaurant Rare, is currently prepping to welcome a night of culinary entertainment together with Chef Chris Bonello on December 08th, 09th…

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…

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…

Mega book sale to be open 24-hours and offer over 1.5 million books The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale, will be in Sri Lanka from the 5th to 15th October 2017. The World's Biggest Book Sale will be held at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC). The event is supported by The Ministry…

The US has stressed that there shall be no major change in its trade policy towards Sri Lanka in the aftermath of its new administration -and hinted on stronger economic relations in future based on the bedrock US-Sri Lanka Trade & Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) inked in Washington in 2002, to which Colombo consented readily…

Promising Future For Start-Ups, Youth Entrepreneurs, Women Entrepreneurs, Micro, Small And Medium Ventures Mentor On Road is a concept, envisaged by Jagat Shah from India, in which micro, small and medium scale enterprises, women & women empowerment institutions, and start-ups are mentored while travelling on the road, on various topics, free of charge. This concept…