Tag Archives: Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe
- Sri Lanka shuts door on casino investors
July 21, 2016
Talk about nipping the idea in the bud. For a nation seeking investments to bolster its economy, Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has immediately thumbed down proposals to revive the Casino industry, The Colombo Page reported. Wickremesinghe made the statement after one businessman attending the International Enterprise Singapore Global...
- Sri Lanka PM supports decision to withdraw Crown’s casino license
February 25, 2015
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is vouching for his government’s decision to withdraw its license approval and tax breaks for Crown Resorts’ proposed $450 million project in Colombo, essentially saying that the country really wasn’t going to make anything out of the deal with the Australian casino titan. Wickremesinghe...
- Sri Lanka Govt. Tells James Packer: “Please don’t come, not in this lifetime”
February 2, 2015
Sri Lanka’s new government said that the country does not need investment from Australian billionaire James Packer, after the gaming mogul withdrew plans for a luxury resort development in the capital Colombo. “Packer says he will not come. Who asked you to come?” Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in...
Melco Crown preps rebirth as Melco Resorts & Entertainment
March 17, 2017
James Packer abandons Las Vegas casino dream
May 22, 2017
Crown Resorts VIP pleads guilty to $125k chip theft
March 21, 2017
Aussie regulators size up Crown Resorts’ financial strength
March 20, 2017