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SLID sets sights on international network to enrich training of future corporate directors


The Sri Lanka Institute of Directors (SLID), cementing a relationship with Institutes of Directors (IODs) of India, Singapore and Malaysia and building good contacts and rapport with IODs of the United Kingdom and Australia, is planning to give more from its popular Board Leadership Training Programme to future corporate leaders in Sri Lanka.

SLID Chairman A.R Rasiah made this observation at Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo on Wednesday at the SLID Annual Membership Meeting (AMM) held with full in-person attendance, ensuring adherence to the guidelines set out by the health authorities.


‘JKH business momentum displays a faster than anticipated recovery’


• The Group’s Leisure business was significantly impacted during the quarter given the suspension of operations of our hotels in April and May on account of the closure of the airports in Sri Lanka and the Maldives and the lockdown measures ...

People’s Bank and UGC tie-up to provide laptop loans to undergraduates


People’s Bank has entered into a partnership with University Grant Commission (UGC) Sri Lanka to provide loan facilities to undergraduates of all universities in the country with easy repayment plans.

Webinar on financial sector resilence

A webinar on the need for a new resiliency in the local financial system will commence at 4.00 PM on August 1. It will be streamed via FB of CIMA, FT, ICCSL, AAT and CA. Our financial system has proved very resilient over the past 50 years.

JKH's PBT decline for Q1 2020/21 dampens market

The CSE 's foremost conglomerate, John Keells Holdings' profit before tax (PBT) in the first quarter of the 2020/21 financial year which has proved negative, impacted investor sentiment negatively as well yesterday.

Travelling to Dubai and Beyond: new guidelines issued for passengers

Customers from across Emirates’ network can now travel to Dubai as the city has re-opened for business and leisure visitors with new air travel protocols that safeguard the health and safety of visitors and communities.

Assisting SME sector revival

Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart, recently conducted two webinars both during and after the nationwide lockdown, in an effort to continuously support Small and Medium Enterprises in Sri Lanka while ensuring being part of their post COVID-19 journey.

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