The biggest event of Handicrafts in Sri Lanka, “Shilpa Abhimani 2018,” Presidential Handicrafts Competition and Exhibition, and International Crafts Festival was inaugurated at the Sapphire Banquet Hall, BMICH, on September 12, 2018 under the patronage of Industry and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen, Deputy Minister, Buddhika Pathirana and the High Commissioner of India, Taranjith Singh Sandhu. Today, (16) is the final day of the exhibition. It is an excellent opportunity for those who love attractive handicrafts to view and purchase beautifully decorated artisan creations made by the magical hands of our own craftsmen.
Following last year’s unprecedented audience turnout, leading to Rs. 1.27 Mlnbeing raised for children’s causes, the iconic Country Roads concert will once again smash through another huge milestone in 2018 when it holds its 30th anniversary show on Saturday, October 20 at the historic Mount Lavinia Hotel.
‘Bossing It’ is a spotlight on interesting people with interesting stories doing inspirational things, whether professionally or personally. From entrepreneurs to celebrities to public figures, ‘Bossing It’ aims to highlight the stories of inspirational Sri Lankans across all walks of life to show that anyone can do what they set their minds to as long as they do it “like a boss!”
In a special ceremony held on September 14, 2018, at Batticaloa District, High Commissioner of India H.E. Mr. Taranjit Singh Sandhu dedicated houses built under the Indian Housing Project in Batticaloa for possession by beneficiaries.
India’s overall commitment of assistance to Sri Lanka for people-oriented development partnership projects stands at a total of around US$ 3 billion, out of which US$ 550 million is pure grant assistance.
Sri Lanka’s manufacturing Sector marked an Increase in August 2018 compared to performance in the previous month, Central Bank sources said.