Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* 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.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
UN assures Sri Lanka continued support for development and reconciliation
-- [1 minutes ago]
Startup X Foundry steals the show at Disrupt Asia 2017
-- [56 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Navy arrests eight Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan waters
-- [1 hour and 20 minutes ago]
New Inland Revenue Act to be tabled in parliament in August
Sri Lanka President aims to develop country through economy based on agriculture
Sri Lanka nationwide inflation declines to 6.3 percent in June 2017
UK sees improvement in human rights situation in Sri Lanka, expresses concern over intercommunal tension
Sri Lanka Test Captain Chandimal hospitalized, Rangana Herath to lead India Test
FACETS 2017 set to showcase the best of Sri Lanka's Gem & Jewelry Industry
Japan grants US$ 611,000 for demining activities in Northern Sri Lanka

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.