Golden era in the recent history of Sri Lanka

Early 1950s was the golden era in the recent history of Sri Lanka,  during which Queen Elizabeth II also visited Sri Lanka. It is the earliest time that I can now remember. That was my first year in the secondary school in Jaffna in the northern part of Sri Lanka. Two years prior to that, Sri Lanka […]

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Sri Lanka Tourism announces Australian roadshows – CIM Newsmagazine (press release) (blog)

A delegation of 50 Sri Lankan representatives will host a dinner and networking events as the tourism bureau sets it sights on developing arrivals from Australia. “We have world heritage sites, rich bio diversity, tropical beaches, adventurous experiences and world class hotels,” said director of marketing, Madubhani Perera. “We are excited to share these opportunities […]

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Sri Lanka launches direct daily flights to Australia’s Melbourne – Xinhua

Video PlayerClose COLOMBO, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) — Sri Lanka’s state-run airline Sri Lankan Airlines said on Monday that it had begun daily direct flights to Melbourne, providing global travelers a convenient option to visit Australia. Ajith Dias, chairman of the flagship airline, said this new service would be of great convenience to all travelers, including […]

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Sri Lankan home after 17 years without seeing her family – gulfnews.com

Manama: Saudi social media users have called for legal action against a sponsor who reportedly kept a Sri Lankan domestic helper away from her family for 17 years. K.G. Kusumawathi was finally able to go home after Saudi and Sri Lankan authorities cooperated to locate her and to ease her travel back home where she arrived […]

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Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo set to introduce new level of luxury in Sri Lanka

Located at One Galle Face along the Galle Face Green promenade, which is the most exclusive address in Colombo, Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo will offer uninterrupted Indian Ocean views in most of its 500 guestrooms and suites and 41 serviced apartments. The hotel sits on 10 acres of land that will also soon accommodate an office tower, two residential […]

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