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Sri Lanka to implement digital ID cards

The Sri Lankan government will soon implement digital identification cards for its citizens aimed at strengthening the island's digital economy, officials said on Monday.

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Airbnb ties up with Sri Lankan tourism board to provide local experiences

Global hospitality services provider Airbnb has signed-up with the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) to provide tourists with local and traditional experiences in the country through the "Airbnb Experiences" platform.

Commonwealth secretary general to visit Sri Lanka

Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland will arrive in Sri Lanka on Wednesday on a four-day official visit, it was announced on Tuesday.

Construction of China-aided hospital begins in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena attended a groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday to launch the construction of a China-Sri Lanka friendship hospital in the country's Polonnaruwa region.

Sri Lanka launches 5-year National Export Strategy

The Sri Lankan government has launched a five-year National Export Strategy (NES) to boost foreign investments, foreign exchange earnings and employment, the media reported on Friday.

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