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Ceylon Tea gets major boost at Cairo International Fair

The Sri Lanka Embassy in Cairo organized a Sri Lanka stall for the second time at the 47th Cairo International Fair from 19th to 28th March 2014 to exclusively promote Pure Ceylon tea. This Fair is one of the biggest trade events in the region, attracting leading business delegations and buyers from many countries, especially in Africa and the Middle East.

Ambassador Sudantha Ganegama Arachchi declares open the Sri Lanka Tea Stall in the presence of invitees.  Mr. B.G.P. Jayakody, First Secretary-Commerce (right) and Mrs. Sharmila Nagasena (left) of Samson Rubber Industries Pvt Ltd are also present. Inset: Sri Lanka Stall
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Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Pakistan conferred Prestigious Civil Award by Pak President

The former Army Commander and Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Pakistan, General (R) C. S. Weerasooriya was decorated with Sitara-i-Pakistan by the President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain.

Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Pakistan conferred Prestigious Civil Award by Pak President
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Air Pollution in the UK: Saharan dust takes the smog to an alarming level

Having woken up on Monday morning, much to our surprise, we found out that our cars were covered with layers of fine yellowish form of dust. At night before, we suffered from itchy eyes and short outbursts of cough in unusual manner, especially in the wee hours. As the dawn broke, the scale of the problem was all too clear: the atmosphere was covered with smog, which, at first, was mistaken for a usual form of fog at the beginning of spring.

Air Pollution in the UK: Saharan dust takes the smog to an alarming level
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Bank of Ceylon, Sri Lanka’s No.1 Bank, has recorded the highest profits yet again in 2013

Bank of Ceylon (BOC) has concluded its financial year 2013 reporting the highest profits over its domestic peers successfully proving, yet again, its market leadership.

 Bank of Ceylon, Sri Lanka’s No.1 Bank, has recorded the highest profits yet again in 2013
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