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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.

Sri Lankan medicines to be protected under international intellectual property system

Sri Lanka has announced that it is moving its centuries-old folk medicine system for protection under the international intellectual property system.

Sri Lanka to build world class beach park

The Sri Lankan government will construct a world class beach park, at a cost of $300 milliion, next to a mega multi-billion-dollar port city project in Colombo, the media reported on Sunday.

Sri Lanka plans third international airport in eastern region

The Sri Lankan government is planning to construct a third international airport in the eastern region of the country to make the Trincomalee district the "Eastern Gateway into the Bay of Bengal", the media reported on Thursday.

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Air pollution battle in India needs a sense of urgency

If India takes the top place in GDP growth globally, why we have such lower targets in meeting air quality over five years, particularly considering the fact that it is the 65 percent of India’s young population would be the main victims of the worsening air quality, writes Rajendra Shende for South Asia Monitor . 

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Bangladesh, ADB sign deal for rural road network

 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Bangladeshi government have signed an agreement for $200 million in loans to improve the rural road network in Bangladesh.

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