1 hour ago · Sri Lanka defaulted on its debt last year and endured months of food and fuel shortages that sparked protests, ultimately forcing the country's leader to flee overseas and resign.
Economy may shrink 3.5% in 2023: Prez. Jan 30 (EN) Sri Lanka’s economy may shrink 3.5% in 2023, and as much 4% if global conditions weaken, Prez Wickremesinghe has said. In 2022 SL’s economy could have shrunk as much as 11%, he said. However the economy is expected to recover by 2024, he said. Economy has a tendency to recover about 18 ...
Oct 28, 2021 · 4. Sigiriya and Polonnaruwa - Ruggedness Amidst The Greenery. Sigiriya or the mount of remembrance is a World Heritage Site and one of the most stunning places to see in Sri Lanka. This giant formation of rock rises out of nowhere towering over everything in its vicinity.
Sri Lanka is the treasure of island for all tourists. You can discover variety of natural, cultural and historical heritages within few hours.
3 hours ago · A former World Bank economist said without immediate intervention, Pakistan would end up like Sri Lanka. His statement came as Pakistan stared at an economic 'collapse' amid a visit from IMF ...
Mar 15, 2018 · The current name of Sri Lanka was settled in 1972, when the island became a fully fledged republic. Lanka was taken from the ancient name of the island, and joined with Sri, meaning “resplendent”. So, Sri Lanka means Resplendent Island. The name Sri Lanka is sometimes pronounced Shri Lanka, as this was a preference of a previous prime minister.
Feb 2, 2022 · The Kandy to Ella train journey is said to be one of the most scenic, epic train journeys in not only just Sri Lanka but the world. So with a few days to spare in Sri Lanka, I decided to purchase a ticket for $1.50 and climb aboard for the 5-hour journey. Yes, the train really does cost just $1.50. I have now taken the train in both directions.