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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 produce first 3D movie

Sri Lanka will produce its first 3D movie to spread awareness of the drug trade in the island country, authorities said on Monday.

Sri Lanka's Hambantota port to attract $500m investments: Official

Sri Lanka's southern Hambantota Port is aiming to attract investments worth $500 million as plans are afoot to set up port related industries inside the port as well as general operation expansion, Ports Minister Mahinda Samarasingha said on Friday.

Tourism emerges second largest forex earner in Sri Lanka

Tourism has emerged as the second highest foreign exchange earner in Sri Lanka, beating the island country's lucrative garment industry which held this position for the past eight years since 2010, official data showed. 

Global anti-doping conference gets underway in Sri Lanka

A global anti-doping intergovernmental ministerial meeting got underway in Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo? on Monday, in order to discuss ways of freeing national and international level athletes from prohibited substances.

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