Hemas Holdings PLC yesterday announced changes to its director board and the top management.
The National Mobile Service Provider, Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel which introduced the innovative mTicketingservice which also offers purchasing train tickets via your Mobitel phone, has now extended its services for the greater convenience ofgovernment employees through a new service titled ‘mWarrants’.
As exclusively reported by Mirror Business a couple months back, Sri Lanka’s Aitken Spence PLC yesterday said it is teaming up with Spanish Hotel chain RIU Hotels to set up a US $ 100m million resort in Ahungalla.
India’s Krrish Group, which is supposed to be building a luxury apartment complex on the Transworks House land in Colombo Fort, yesterday, denied the claims that the Transworks site is going to be offered to potential investors attending the forthcoming Commonwealth Business Forum.
Eden Hotel Lanka PLC (Eden) said it is buying 99.9 percent of Dickwella Resorts (Pvt) Ltd (Dickwella), a 76-room luxury property for Rs.1.5 billion from LOLC Leisure Ltd, a subsidiary of LOLC Group.
Lanka Walltile PLC has acquired 13.59 percent of Lanka Tiles PLC in a deal worth over Rs.575 million. The purchase was executed at Rs.80 per share.
Sriyan de Silva Wijeyratne, who stepped down as Country Manager, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh for Microsoft, has been appointed MD/CEO of knit fabric maker, Textured Jersey Lanka PLC.
Sri Lanka’s strategy of meeting domestic investment requirements through borrowing cannot be sustained for much longer, according to Sri Lanka Economic Association (SLEA) President Prof. A. D. V. De S. Indraratna.
Sri Lanka opened its first private sector-operated domestic air terminal at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) recently.
Ceylon Beverage Holdings PLC has made a Rs.238 million investment in its fullyowned subsidiary, Pubs ‘N Places Private Limited, which is engaged in the business of owning and franchising out restaurants.
Sri Lanka Cricket yesterday announced the appointment of men’s clothing specialists, Hameedia, as the official formal clothing sponsor of the Sri Lanka national cricket teams.
Browns Investments PLC said it has signed an agreement with Sun & Fun Resorts Ltd to invest Rs.250 million to acquire 50.1 percent of the company and to construct a four-star international standard hotel in Pasikudah with 71 rooms.
Maruti Suzuki India Limited, (Maruti Suzuki), India’s largest car manufacturer yesterday announced their plans to set up a car manufacturing plant in Sri Lanka and are confident of starting operations as early as next year if all goes well.
A unit of IFS Sri Lanka was appraised at Level 3 Capability Maturity Mode Integration (CMMI) certification by KPMG recently.
The National Mobile Service Provider, Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel, along with the Ministry of Education today inaugurated the implementation of the student iCard project amongst schools in Sri Lanka. Royal College, Colombo is the first school to start using the iCard for attendance monitoring.
The William Angliss Institute entered into an agreement with Crown Sri Lanka Resort to provide hospitality training through the Colombo Academy of Hospitality Management (CAHM) recently.
The University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka (UGC) with the support of the country’s state-run petroleum exploration unit, Petroleum Resource Development Secretariat (PRDS) announced the commencement of Petroleum Sciences degrees at the Peradeniya, Moratuwa and Sri Jayawardenapura Universities yesterday.
Mihin Lanka is to operate direct flights twice a week from Colombo to Mahe, the largest island of Seychelles, beginning November.
US-based restaurant franchise TGI Fridays opened its first outlet in Colombo adjacent to the Dutch Hospital shopping precinct.
Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (CDB) announced the securing of a US$ 6 million (approximately Rs780 million) funding line from Brussels-based Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries (BIO).
National Mobile Service Provider Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel in its vision to lead Sri Lanka towards an info-com and knowledge rich society, through its service offerings has yet again confirmed its commitment to its customers by winning the prestigious ‘Service Brand of the Year’ Award at the 12th SLIM Brand Excellence 2013 held on Wednesday.
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