Today: Wednesday September 3, 2014

Cinnamon Red, Sri Lanka’s first Lean Luxury Hotel, unveiled
Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa declared open the Cinnamon Red, Sri Lanka’s first lean luxury hotel on 1st September 2014 located at Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo 3.

New 100 busses for 10 depots in the Badulla and Moneragala Districts
Minister Basil Rajapaksa has presided over the handing over of 100 new busses to the 10 depots in the Badulla and Moneragala Districts on 29th August 2014. The busses were distributed to the depots of Badulla, Bandarawela, Keppetipola, Mahiyanganaya, Siyambalanduwa, Kataragama, Wellawaya, Bibile, Moneragala and Dehiattakandiya.

Shilpa 2014 – National Exhibition and Trade Fair
[Submitted on August 29, 2014] Hon. Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic Development ceremonially opened the National Exhibition and Trade Fair "Shilpa 2014" held at Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Centre on 28th August 2014.

Opening Ceremony of Global Health Tea Lanka Pvt. Ltd.
The “Global Health Tea Lanka Pvt. Ltd” situated in the Biyagama was ceremonially opened by the Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa on 28th August 2014.

Carrying tales to foreign countries will not solve country’s problems – Minister Basil Rajapaksa says vesting a number of development projects in Poonaryn with the public.
[Submitted on August 28, 2014] Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa stated that any shortcomings in the country cannot be solved by carrying tales to foreign countries, but only working in harmony with the President.

Opening ceremony of Poonakary Divisional Hospital
[Submitted on August 28, 2014] Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa declared open the Poonagary Divisional Hospital constructed under the UthuruVasanthaya Program on 27th August 2014.

Jafna Duraiappa Stadium convert into  international sports stadium
[2014.08.28] Renovation project of the Alfred Duraiappa Stadium in Jafna as an international sports stadium was commenced under the patronage of Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa on 27th August 2014.

Achchuveli Industrial Complex opening ceremony
Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa opened the Achchuveli Industrial Complex in Jaffna, reconstructed under Uthuru Wasanthaya programme on 27th August.

Water and soil conservation subsidy to the tea small holders
[Submitted on August 07, 2014] To empower tea small holders under the 2014 budget granting the subsidy to the Nuwaraeliya and Kandy Districts tea small holders for water and soil conservation in tea lands was held under the patronage of Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne and Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa on 26th August 2014 at Gampola, Pallewela National heritage Center.

Water and soil conservation subsidy to the Kegalle District  tea small holders
[Submitted on August 26, 2014] The inaugural ceremony of granting subsidy to the Kegalle District tea small holders for water and soil conservation in tea lands, as proposed by H.E. the President under the Budget Speech 2014 in order to develop the plantation economy was held under the patronage of Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa on 26th August 2014 at Kegalle Town Hall.