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* Dialog Finance PLC Rights Issue 2020 dates to be revised again

Mar 29 (CP) Colombo- Dialog Finance PLC has informed the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) that the dates of the Rights Issue will be further revised considering the market holidays declared by CSE from 23 March 2020 to 27 March 2020 in view of the ongoing curfew in the Colombo District.
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* Six-month debt relief for tourism, apparel and affected industries

Mar 29 (ST) The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has been called upon to impose a six months debt moratorium for tourism, apparel and industries affected by the coronavirus crisis immediately. It has also been asked to provide working capital at four percent interest. Ministers have authorised the Cabinet Secretary to give a direction to the CBSL.
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* Melstacorp donates Rs.25 mn to fight against COVID-19

Mar 28 (CP) Colombo- Melstacorp PLC recently donated medical equipment worth SLR 25 million to set up a real-time PCR laboratory at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Angoda. This is a part of the organization’s broader initiative to actively support the government in its fight against COVID-19.
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* Serendib flour mills reaffirms availability of stocks

Mar 28 (DN) Serendib Flour Mills, one of the wheat flour suppliers in Sri Lanka, has assured the general public of its commitment to ensure that there are ample stocks of wheat flour available in the market.
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* CSE declares 30th March as a market holiday

Mar 29 (CP) Colombo- In view of the extension of the curfew by the Government, the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has decided that the CSE will remain closed for Trading on Monday, 30th March 2020.
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* Tourism industry to effect pay cuts to cushion COVID-19 impact

Mar 29 (SO) Sri Lanka Tourism will take around 6 months to fully recover from the coronavirus impact said President of Tourist Hotels Association (THASL) Sanath Ukwatte. He said in the short term the industry would depend on domestic tourism
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* Minor Int’l consolidates Anantara and Avani Kalutara to trim costs

Mar 28 (DM) Minor International Company Limited (MINT), a multinational hospitality player that has operations in Sri Lanka, announced that its properties, Anantara Kalutara and Avani Kalutara, have been temporarily consolidated into a single operation, to reduce cost.
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