Items filtered by date: Friday, 18 May 2018

Rs. 2 b SL-US dairy project to double milk production

  • PM says doubling milk production part of larger govt. effort to develop rural economy 
  • New venture between Govt. and US Agri Dept. targets 18% industry growth by 2022 
  • Aims to enhancew competitiveness, 80% of farmers to receive quality-based price premium 
  • Project to finance investment support for new All Island Dairy Association under Ceylon Chamber 

Allianz bullish on Sri Lanka’s insurance landscape

  • In the process of building core general insurance platform for all of Asia
  • Allianz Lanka named best performing company in the region 
  • Says market regulations, freedom to innovate on products, pricing is more sophisticated compared to many other countries 
  • To address low penetration levels through financial inclusion 

Gaza Mourns as Islamic Holy Month Begins

  • Published in World

As the Islamic holy month of Ramadan began in Gaza, markets opened for the first time in days. But business was sparse as locals mourned the dead and tended to the wounded from bloody demonstrations earlier in the week.

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