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Newsletter - February 2021

Economic

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Budget for 2021-22 Presented by FM
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Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget for 2021-22 and stated that India’s fight against COVID-19...
 
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PM’s Wishes to SL on Independence Day
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Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi congratulated Prime Minister, HE Mahinda Rajapaksa on the occasion of the 73rd Anniversary of the Independence of Sri Lanka...
 
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PM Addresses Workshop on COVID-19
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On 18 February 2021, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed a workshop on “Covid-19 Management: Experience, Good Practices and Way Forward” that witnessed participation...
 
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HC Meets State Minister Cabraal
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High Commissioner Shri Gopal Baglay met the State Minister of Money & Capital Market, and State Enterprise Reforms, Hon. Ajith Nivard Cabraal on 26 February 2021 and exchanged views...
 
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MoU Between India and Afghanistan
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On 09 February 2021, the MoU for construction of Lalandar [Shatoot] Dam in Afghanistan was signed by EAM Dr. S. Jaishankar and Foreign Minister...
 
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Indian Housing Project Commences
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The construction of 50 houses in Walahanduwa estate on grant basis under Indian Housing Project commenced on 15 February 2021. High Commissioner HE Gopal Baglay addressed the gathering...
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PM Inaugurates WSDS 2021
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On 10 February 2021, Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated World Sustainable Development Summit 2021 via video conferencing and reiterated India’s commitment to reduce emissions...
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Arrival of 500,000 Doses of Covishield
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On 25 February 2021, Sri Lanka received a consignment of 500,000 doses of the Covishield vaccine purchased by SPC from the Serum Institute of India. Hon’ble...
 
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PM Congratulates NSIL and ISRO
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Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi congratulated NSIL and ISRO on the success of the 1st dedicated commercial launch of PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 Mission...
 
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DHC Reviews Progress of Grant Project
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On 13 February 2021, Deputy High Commissioner Vinod K. Jacob reviewed the progress of the 5000 MT cold storage unit being built in Dambulla with a financial grant from India. This is the first...
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PM inaugurates India Toy Fair 2021
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On 27 February, Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the India Toy Fair 2021 through video conference. Nearly 1,000 exhibitors participated in the fair which was held from 27 February to 02 March 2021...
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DHC Participates in Awards Ceremony
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Deputy High Commissioner Vinod K.Jacob was the Guest of Honour at the 'Most admired companies of Sri Lanka' awards ceremony held on 10 February 2021. In...
 
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FM Attends Central Bank Governors' Meet
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On 27 February 2021, Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman participated virtually in the First G20 Finance Ministers and..
 
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Aero India 2021
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Aero India 2021 which took place in the hybrid mode (including virtual participation) from 03 to 05 February 2021 witnessed participation by over 540 exhibitors including 80 foreign companies. Dignitaries from...
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International Ayush Promotion
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Ministry of AYUSH has signed 25 Country to Country MoUs for Cooperation in field of Traditional Medicine and Homoeopathy with foreign governments, including for undertaking collaborative research in AYUSH...
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Housing Projects PSC Meeting
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On 01 February, a Project Steering Committee meeting, was co-chaired by Deputy High Commissioner and Secretary, State Ministry of Rural Housing...
 
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