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“Why be an employee without being a generator of employment” ?

2018-03-14/ https://www.dailynews.lk/2018/03/14/business/145430/%E2%80%9Cwhy-be-employee-without-being-generator-employment%E2%80%9D

“Why be an employee without being a generator of employment” ?

Samantha Mirando, who did not take up the state position due to him after being graduated and became successful in the entrepreneurship field.

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Australian High Commissioner calls for gender equality, empowerment in Sri Lanka

2018-03-09/ http://www.ft.lk/special-report/Australian-HC-calls-for-gender-equality--empowerment-in-SL/22-650848

Australian High Commissioner calls for gender equality, empowerment in Sri Lanka

As Sri Lanka posts one of the lowest female workforce participation rates of any comparable country, Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Bryce Hutchesson yesterday called on all stakeholders to promote gender equality and empowerment to unleash the potential of women in business

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Nagano Employers’ Association visits EDB to Enhance Trade Relations between Sri Lanka and Japan

2018-01-04

Nagano Employers’ Association visits EDB to Enhance Trade Relations between Sri Lanka and Japan

A delegation from Nagano Employers’ Association in Nagano Prefecture, Japan visited Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) with the objective of increasing awareness on Sri Lankan key export products and services...........

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Sri Lankan exporters strengthen their value proposition at EDB’s first Export Marketplace

2017-12-21/ http://www.ft.lk/business/Sri-Lankan-exporters-strengthen-their-value-proposition-at-EDB-s-first-Export-Marketplace/34-645674

Sri Lankan exporters strengthen their value proposition at EDB’s first Export Marketplace

Sri Lankan exporters, service providers, and buyers engaged in a full day pilot export marketplace organized by Sri Lanka Export Development Board, Dilmah Conservation and the World Bank Group. Three companies were awarded prizes of US$ 5000 each to strengthen their export value proposition.

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EDB organized a seminar for Women Entrepreneurs in Monaragala.

2017-10-12

EDB organized a seminar for Women Entrepreneurs in Monaragala.

The EDB organized a seminar for Women Entrepreneurs on Thursday, 21st September 2017 in District Secretariat, Monaragala with the objective of development of women entrepreneurs to enter to the international market.

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‘Well documented scientific evidence vital for Ayurveda industry boom’: Rajitha

2015-07-04

‘Well documented scientific evidence vital for Ayurveda industry boom’: Rajitha

Minister of Health and Indigenous Medicine, Rajitha Senaratne, stressed the need for proper documentation and scientific evidence to exist within the practice of native alternative medicine in order for it to be shipped to international markets.

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Japanese smiling on Lanka Ayurveda

2014-05-19

Japanese smiling on Lanka Ayurveda

Sri Lanka’s Ayurveda healthcare is garnering the attention of high end tourist market. “Lately, the Japanese travel sector has shown stronger interest in Sri Lanka’s Ayurveda tourism. Last week a Japanese Member of Parliament touring Sri Lanka also has expressed of Japan’s interest in Sri Lanka’s Ayurvedic care for Japanese medical tourists” revealed an upbeat Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce) on 16 May.

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EDB to develop medical, health tourism

2013-07-02

EDB to develop medical, health tourism

The Export Development Board (EDB) has identified the potential growth of global Medical Tourism sector and capability of Sri Lankan medical and health tourism providers. EDB has requested assistance of International Trade Center (ITC) to develop this sector.

Accordingly ITC decided to have a case study in Sri Lanka health /medical tourism sector to access the capabilities of Sri Lanka in this sector and to benchmark Sri Lankan capabilities compared to the global Medical Tourism Industry.

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