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Veteran insurance industry leader Chula Hettiarachchi passes away

June 1, 2021: Chula Hettiarachchi, Executive Director of Softlogic Life and an insurance industry leader, passed away on 31st May. Mr. Hettiarachchi made an indelible impact on the life insurance industry in a career that spanned over two decades, most recently as Executive Director…

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INSEE CEMENT AMONG TOP 100 MOST LOVED BRANDS IN SRI LANKA

Follows closely behind recent People’s Award win affirming the brand’s decade-long superiority in the market Colombo, Sri Lanka (June 2, 2021) – INSEE SANSTHA, Sri Lanka’s most recognized cement brand earned its rightful position among Sri Lanka’s top 100 Most Loved Brands published by the…

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Kanrich Finance clarifies CBSL-FIU press release

The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) issued a press release recently stating that the Unit imposed penalties on a couple of banks/finance companies including Kanrich Finance Ltd., for non-compliance of provisions in the Financial Transactions Reporting Act No. 6 of…

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Nations Trust Bank Extends Support to the Colombo South Teaching Hospital – Kalubowila with Portable Ventilator Donation

Nations Trust Bank initiated the donation of a  portable ventilator to the Colombo South Teaching Hospital (Kalubowila) in its efforts contribute towards the nation’s current requirements to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The medical equipment was handed over to Dr Pradeep Wijesinghe, Acting Director – Kalubowila Hospital on…

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SLT-MOBITEL inculcates reading habit with Book Donation programme

Kikiliyamana School, Nuwara Eliya receives over 1000 books Continuing to inculcate the love for reading and knowledge among children, SLT-MOBITEL carried out the second phase of its ‘Hithak Athnam Pothak Denna’ (හිතක් ඇත්නම් පොතක් දෙන්න) programme by donating over 1,000 books and connectivity solutions to the Kikiliyamana…

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Huawei joins the Responsible Business 2021

Responsible Business 2021, a virtual event organized by Reuters Events, served as a platform for providing business-critical, actionable insights. Speakers from Governments, International Organizations and Businesses shared their views about the international agreements, commitments and measures towards the global sustainability transition. How to achieve…

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SLT-MOBITEL partners Maduru Oya Army Training School and Trincomalee Divisional Secretariat to support COVID affected communities

SLT-MOBITEL partnered with the Maduru Oya Army Training School and Trincomalee Divisional Secretariat in an initiative recently, to distribute dry ration packs to communities affected due to Covid-19 restrictions in the Polonnaruwa and Trincomalee areas. Dry rations packs worth Rs 2,500 each containing essential…

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Uber partners with Sri Lanka Red Cross Society: offers 50,000 free rides for supporting vaccinations

Colombo, June 2, 2021: Uber today announced 50,000 free rides to the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society for transporting frontline healthcare workers, elderly and citizens from vulnerable communities to vaccination hubs for supporting the government’s drive to inoculate the nation. Uber’s free rides will…

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Time to restore: BPPL Group urges Sri Lankans to dispose plastic waste responsibly this World Environment Day

BPPL Holdings PLC and subsidiary Eco Spindles, Sri Lanka’s largest plastic recycler, called for the responsible disposal of plastic waste across the island this World Environment Day. This year’s theme, “Ecosystem Restoration” is focused on implementing a solution to a depleting ecosystem, an urgent issue faced in…

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Transco Cargo Australia opens its own Sri Lankan office to bring world-class freight forwarding and logistics services to the local market

Transco Cargo (Aus) Pvt Ltd, a leading freight forwarding and logistics service provider in Australia has launched its Sri Lankan office, Transco Cargo (Pvt) Ltd, to provide world-class freight and logistics services to the local market. Incorporated in 1991, Transco Cargo Australia is a…

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