Tourism, investment and trade promoted – Consul General Hulugalle By Kathya De Silva Senarath   Source:-sundayobserver It has been almost a year since the new Consul General to Sydney, Australia Lakshman Hulugalle assumed duties. Even though the time spent in Sydney is short, many are the achievements for Sri Lanka during his first year, even in the midst of a pandemic. Being in the financial hub of Australia, Hulugalle’s task is to promote tourism, investment and trade between the two countries. As such, the Australia Sri Lanka Business Council he formed is set to bring more opportunities to Sri Lanka, especially due to increased interest in the Port City Colombo among Australian businessmen. Hulugalle also manages the difficult task of changing mindsets of Australian politicians about Sri Lanka’s humanitarian operation. This was managed due to his experience heading the Media Centre for National Security during the height of war. The ...

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Sri Lanka Day Expo 2021 virtual event Date: Friday, August 20th, Saturday, August 21st & Sunday, August 22th, 2021 Hosting Contry USA Friday, August 20th Time:9.30pm  Sri Lanka Day Expo 2021 virtual event! One of the foundation’s most significant events is “Sri Lanka Day”. Every year the foundation works diligently to bring the sights, tastes, colors and general feel of Sri Lanka. It is an annual celebration and tribute to the culture and heritage of the Sri Lankan people. The Sri Lanka day 2021 will be hosted on a two-day virtual platform to bring Sri Lankan communities worldwide to celebrate it’s culture through Cultural Performances & Perahera, also promote Sri Lankan Businesses in the areas of Food, Beverages, Textile, Gems, Hotel Management, Airlines, and other to provide an opportunity to promote sales.  If you wish to participate contact – Keshini Wijegoonaratna, Director of Project Management & Public  Relations: Tel: 213-400-7705 (US) Email: keshini@srilankafoundation.org Achala ...

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Synthetic Data: Dataset generation for your need By Aditya Abeysinghe During the last few decades, research into various fields has expanded rapidly with advances in technology and tools used for research. In many fields, data is expensive to be generated or found from sources matching research requirements and sometimes is inaccessible due to privacy concerns or sometimes data is unavailable. In these kinds of cases, data needs to be artificially generated to match real world data and tested. These kind of data is called synthetic data and is now considered an emerging topic in many research fields. Synthetic data is not a new model; it has its origins since 1980s when researches started to grow with advances in technologies. However, it became an emerging topic with emerging technologies such as self-driving cars where data required for training using algorithms is hard to be found. Meanwhile, many restrictions on data sharing ...

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