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Social enterprise and the SDGs: June 14th (hosted by the British Council)

Social Enterprise and sustainable development: What role can social enterprise play in addressing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) From Seoul to Singapore and Delhi to Dhaka, […]

Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2-3 August 2016

The Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2016, organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, will be held on the 2nd and 3rd of August 2016. The theme is ‘Focus. […]

Asia-Pacific Young Entrepreneur Award nominations close June 15th

Nominations for the 6th Asia-Pacific Young Entrepreneur Award are closing on June 15th. If you (or someone you know) are/is an entrepreneur excelling in your field, please […]

Opening a Bank Account in Sri Lanka for Foreign Investors

Foreign Investors are able to open several accounts with licensed commercial banks to facilitate investments into Sri Lanka. Type of Bank Accounts 1. Special Foreign Investment […]

Obtaining Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) – Doing Business in Sri Lanka

The organization that is concerned with this is the Department of Inland Revenue. Commissioner Tax Payer Service Unit, 1st Floor Department of Inland Revenue P. O. […]

Entrepreneur Essentials: 6 Steps to Opening a Savings Account

The following steps are required to open a Savings Account in a Bank branch which provides savings account facilities. Steps 1. Obtain an application from the […]

7 Steps to Obtaining a Bank Loan in Sri Lanka

The following steps are required to obtain a loan from a Bank. Steps 1. Participate in initial discussion / interview with the Branch Manager / Relationship […]

Entrepreneur Essentials – Obtaining an EPF Registration

The organization that is concerned with this is the Department of Labour. Commissioner General of Labour, Department of Labour Narahenpita, Colombo 05, Sri Lanka. Tel: 94-11-2368917, […]

Step by Step Instructions on Registering a Limited Company in Sri Lanka!

Registering A Limited Company Steps Obtain a name approval (as mentioned in page 3) Fill Form Nos. 1, 18 and 19 together with two copies of […]

Budeget Speech 2016 Sri Lanka

BUDGET SPEECH – 2016 PREAMBLE 1. ​Honourable Speaker, as the 20th Finance Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka it is not only a […]

How to obtain GS1 – Barcode in Sri Lanka.

What is a Barcode? A Barcode is a machine-readable code consisting of a series of bars and spaces printed in defined ratios. A Barcode does not […]