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15 million Tramadol Pills Seized

By John Lee. Sri Lanka's Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) has reported intercepted a cargo of high-dose Tramadol pills destined for Libya. The drugs were found in container at Colombo Harbour, en route to Libya from India. The haul consisted of 585 boxes of 225g Tramadol pills, totalling over 15 million tablets. (Source: Adaderana)

Sri Lanka to Repatriate Workers

Sri Lanka has suspended sending workers to Libya due to the volatile security situation, according to Xinhua. The Sri Lankan Foreign Employment Bureau added that it is trying to repatriate some 20 Sri Lankans employed in the country. The External Affairs Ministry said that the current situation in Libya is not conducive for Sri Lankans […]

Tame Brew

Sri Lanka, one of the world’s biggest exporters of black tea, shipped less brew during the first quarter of this year, but a weak rupee helped maintain export revenues, a report said. From January to March, the tropical island sold 75.8 million kilos of tea to overseas buyers, which was two-percent lower than 77.4 million […]

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