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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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Sri Lanka to impose death penalty for drug trafficking

Sri Lanka's Cabinet has agreed to implement the death penalty for drug traffickers including those who are already facing the death sentence in prisons, an official said on Wednesday.

Sri Lankan authorities make a massive drug haul

Sri Lankan authorities have seized 103.9 kg of heroin worth seven million US dollars in one of the country's biggest drug busts, officials said on Monday.

ADB grants $12.5m to boost women entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has granted $12.5 million to help women entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka who have difficulty in accessing finance.

Sri Lanka, UAE to ink pact to expand investment promotion

Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) agreed to complete the Agreement for the Promotion and Protection of Investment (APPI) as early as possible to expand investment and trade cooperation between the two countries.

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