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* Committee appointed to bring proposals to uplift Sri Lanka's national carrier
Sat, Jun 7, 2014, 11:48 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 07, Colombo: Sri Lanka Minister of Civil Aviation Priyankara Jayaratne has appointed a committee to compile a report with proposals to make the loss-making national carrier, SriLankan Airlines an economically profitable, efficient service.

The four-member committee is chaired by the Secretary of the Ministry of Civil Aviation Ravindra Ruberu.

The other members of the committee are Dr. Rajan Raza, Rohan Fernando and Mohan Rathnayaka. They all are accountants by profession.

The committee is assigned to report the Minister on the actions needed to be taken to enhance the efficiency and productivity of the service, the Minister said.

The flag carrier has incurred operating losses of about US$700 million over the last five years and expects another large loss in the current fiscal year.

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