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BOI signs agreement with HTCey Aqua Culture for Vannamei Shrimp project

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Susantha Ratnayake, chairman, BOI formally presents the Certificate of Registration to Sithara Hafeel, CEO HTCey Aqua Culture

The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka has signed an agreement with HTCey Aqua Culture (Pvt) Limited for a 12 million pl (Post Larvae) capacity shrimp farm in Karikatti, Puttalam. The agreement was signed on behalf of the BOI by Susantha Ratnayake, chairman of the Board and on behalf of HTCey Aqua Culture by Mansur Hassen, Managing Director and Ms Sithara Hafeel, Director.

The project, with an initial investment of USD 1.8 million envisages the conversion of an existing shrimp farm on a 16-acre land, using state-of-the-art technology in shrimp culture and management. “This includes the usage of high density circular ponds, methods for higher productivity per footprint and per cycle, efficient energy usage and responsible water management” Hassen explained. “We have also secured a further 37 acres of land earmarked for the second phase of this project which will involve inland farming of Vannamei, a first of its kind in Sri Lanka” he added.

HTCey Aqua Culture, is a member of the HTCey Group, which also includes HTCey Agriculture and Livestock (another BOI approved venture) and HTCey Leisure, a local destination management company. (BOI)

 

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Sandas Aura offers ‘cosmic energy’ treatment for ailments

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Sandas Aura and Natural Healing centres in Battaramulla, Kurunegala and Gampaha offer the opportunity to experience the healing properties of this energy.

This programme is run by astrologer, Reiki master and spiritual treatment advisor K. A. U. Sarathchandra.

“Since the trinity of the mind, the spirit and the body are treated through universal cosmic energy treatment, not only physical diseases but also psychological and spiritual ailments too can be cured through this. This is a unique feature not found in other treatments,” he says.

“There are many universal cosmic energy based treatments in the world such as Reiki, Pranic, Cosmic, Anglican and Jore. Majority of the illnesses we get including non-communicable diseases, and the resultant suffering, can be cured through universal cosmic energy. You can get your your aura checked through the latest 3D aura machine and obtain universal cosmic energy treatments at the centre”, he says.

“Through Reiki treatment, not only can the curing of disease and suffering be alleviated but physical regeneration, reinvigoration and reimmunization can be developed. Through the immunity that results, the contracting of communicable diseases and viral diseases can be prevented”, Sarathchandra says.

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Dwaraka vegetarian spot opens in Mount Lavinia

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Dwaraka, a pure vegetarian spot for authentic North and South Indian flavors opened their second restaurant at No.10, Old Quarry Road, Mount Lavinia recently. The fully air conditioned restaurant has a spacious dining area that comfortably accommodates 100 diners with all modern facilities. In a move to be truly Indian in what is prepared, Dwaraka employs a set of chefs brought from India specialized in South Indian and North Indian cuisines. It offers more than a fine dining experience for a family with convenience and comforts .The location is ideal for spending more time with family or friends. Dwaraka – Mount Lavinia is open from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. The main branch of Dwaraka situated at No 37, Jaya Road, Colombo 04, is open from 7 a.m. to 10.30 p.m.

Naan, parata, masala, rotty, chettinad cuisine, paneer, dosai, string hoppers ,rice, noodles ,fried rice, kottu, vadai, soup, biriyani, short-eats, salads, raita, starters, fruit juice, lassi, soft drinks, tea, coffee etc. are available at Dwaraka.

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Union Assurance makes way for kids to dream big

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The Union Assurance Sisumaga+ stall was abuzz at the Colombo International Book Fair with kids dreaming big about what they wanted to be when they grow up.  An interactive photo booth had aspiring kids posing as doctors, graduates, pilots, engineers and even YouTubers. The event was a hive of activity with raffle draws, scratch and win competitions and advisors educating parents on the possibilities for securing and protecting their children’s higher education aspirations. 

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