- Last Updated on 11 August 2015
The demand for the electricity in Sri Lanka has been grown at an average rate of 5% - 7% annually during last decade and this growth is further continuing with the economic development of the country. Further, it is estimated that the overall annual demand for electricity will increase by around 4% - 6%. Therefore, it is required to increase the electricity generation, as well as to strengthen electricity transmission and distribution network while mitigating the system losses in order to obtain quality and uninterrupted electricity supply for all the people in the country.
- Last Updated on 05 August 2015
The Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resources Development Scholarship (JDS) Programme was introduced in Sri Lanka in 2010 by the Government of Japan in order to provide opportunities to the executive level public officials of Sri Lanka to undergo Master Degree Programmes in prominent universities in Japan.
- Last Updated on 14 July 2015
Ease of aid for development will be the new strategy in developing relationship with the US government by the Government of Sri Lanka said minister of Finance Mr Ravi Karunanayake. Finance Minister expressed his thanks to the US government for restoring the GSP+ facility to Sri Lanka soon after the new government came in to office.
Finance Minister made these remarks when the US Actg Ambassador to Sri Lanka Mr Andrew Mann paid a courtesy call on the minister Ravi Karunanayaka at his office yesterday. The Minister told the Ambassador that Sri Lanka solicits the US assistance for a vibrant economic partnership instead of economic aid. He also said that Sri Lanka looks for three fold increase in its exports to US markets