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Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena is a Sri Lankan politician. He is the current Deputy Minister of Economic Development in President Mahinda Rajapakse's Government. He is a representative of Matara District for the United People's Freedom Alliance in the Parliament of Sri Lanka. He was educated at Mahinda College, Galle. He resides in Colombo. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Tops US$ 442 million up from US$219 m in 2013
2014-05-29
... by the aspect of investing in Sri Lanka and through the many ventures that has come across, it is evident that we will be able to reach our target of US $ 2 billion by the end of this year,” Minister of Investment Promotion, Lakshman Yapa ...
(Ceylon Daily News)
  1. FDIs in 1Q doubles; minister confident of achieving elusive US $ 2bn target ...
  2. Sri Lanka targets $2 bln in FDI again for 2014
  3. Sri Lanka misses FDI targets

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Macksons Holdings enters leisure sector
2014-05-19
The Deputy Chairman of Macksons formally receives the BOI Certificate of Registration from the Lakshman Yapa Abeywardana. In the picture from left to right Mizver Makeen, Managing Director Macksons Properties, Faiszer Musthapha, Deputy Minister of ...
(The Island.lk (subscription))

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    * Sri Lanka parliament passes remaining two orders on Strategic Development ...
    2014-04-25
    Minister of Investment Promotion Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena presented the two orders of the three-part Act for debate in parliament today. Order under the Strategic Development Projects Act (No.1) was passed by a majority of 68 votes with 112 in favor ...
    (Colombo Page)
    1. Two orders under the Strategic Development Project Act were taken up for ...

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    Prasanna, Hirunka to Gampaha, Colombo vote
    2014-03-31
    In Matara Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena's son Pasanda Yapa topped the UPFA list. D.V.Upul was leading the UPFA list in Hambantota with 66,995 votes while Tennakoone Nilame 28,829 secured the top place for the UNP in the district.. March 31st ...
    (The Sunday Times Sri Lanka)
    1. * Daughter of Sri Lanka's slain politician leads in preferential votes in ...

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    Video : Pasanda Yapa, DV Upul win preferential votes battle in Matara and ...
    2014-03-30
    Accordingly UPFA candidate Pasanda Yapa Abeywardena, son of Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena has obtained the most number of preferential votes for the UPFA from the Matara district with 76,870 preferential votes. Former Southern Provincial ...
    (Hiru News)
    1. Pasanda Yapa Aeywardena tops Matara preferential votes list

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    RPT-Packer's Crown resort-casino in Sri Lanka faces further delay
    2013-12-03
    21 with altered terms to address the various objections, but the country's investment and promotion minister, Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena, said on Tuesday the deal "might not" be approved by the end of the year. "I haven't prepared the cabinet paper yet ...
    (Reuters)
    1. * Packer's casino project in Sri Lanka unlikely to get approved this year
    2. Packer's Crown resort-casino in Sri Lanka faces further delay

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    * Sri Lanka to sign three investment deals today totaling US$ 2.1 billion
    2013-11-14
    The third agreement to be signed is with the AVIC International Engineering of Hong Kong to build housing and a shopping complex. Minister of Investment Promotions, Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena has said that currently they have received over US$ 1.2 ...
    (Colombo Page)

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      * Sri Lanka identifies key investment projects for Commonwealth Business ...
      2013-11-03
      The Cabinet last week approved a proposal by Investment Promotion Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena to proceed with the relevant activities of the CBF. Sri Lanka has also organized the 'Reflection of Sri Lanka' a mega exposition to showcase the ...
      (Colombo Page)

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        Lanka attracts US$ 6.8 b FDI from 2006 to 2012
        2013-10-23
        At present only 4 percent comes from domestic investments and the balance is from direct foreign investments, Minister of Investment Promotion Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena said. "The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) is an ideal ...
        (Ceylon Daily News)
        1. Sri Lanka targets US $ 2bn FDIs from CHOGM
        2. Significant Increase of Foreign Investements in Sri Lanka
        3. * Sri Lanka expects to rake in US$ 2 billion in FDI s from Commonwealth ...

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