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SL achieves highest ever FDI of US$ 1.63 billion in 2017

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Sri Lanka has grown to over 1.63 billion US dollars in 2017, doubling the 802 million dollars achieved in the previous year.   The Board of Investment (BOI) reported that 1.63 billion dollars achieved in 2017 is the highest ever surpassing the 1.61 billion dollars …

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Many areas receive 100mm of rain

Several areas in the country, particularly the Eastern Province, had received heavy rainfall, some over 100 mm yesterday (28), the Department of Meteorology reported. Batticaloa received the highest rainfall of 129mm, while Kiran and several other areas received a rainfall of 100mm of rain. Bentotawatte received 60mm of rain, while …

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