Preventing cement imports from Pakistan, a conspiracy
Preventing cement imports from Pakistan by
raising quality issues is a conspiracy that some private sector
companies and government officials engage for personal gain, the
Minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Affairs Johnston Fernando
told the Sunday Observer.
Export earnings till June cross $ 5 bn mark
Export earnings reached US$ 5106.4 million for
the first six months this year denoting a 40.9 percent growth over
the corresponding period in 2010, according to the Export
Development Board (EDB).
Isle of Agnes to open next year
The Isle of Agnes, the three suite hotel
designed by architect Anton Jacob will open next year. Situated in
an island in Weligama, the seven star hotel will sell a suite
between $ 5,000-10,000 a day.