NEWS

Power

In a strategic move, WindForce (Pvt) Ltd., Sri Lanka’s largest private sector renewable energy company, has taken the initiative of venturing into solar power and investing in Harappa Solar (Pvt) Ltd in Pakistan. This expansion will give the company a new path for acquisitions and expansion of its current knowledge based in renewable energy. It will all provide the opportunity for WindForce to continue to explore renewable energy opportunities and expand its portfolios in aggressive manner. Having completed the preliminary studies and obtaining the necessary approvals, WindForce is looking forward to a new partnership in it’s maiden 18MW solar power project.

Hussain Akbarally on Channel News Asia

December 30, 2014

His grandfather helms Sri Lanka’s largest exporter of tea. Today, Hussain Akbarally is expanding the business into wind power plants, providing sustainable energy. Click here

Tea

Akbar Brothers has been licensed as a Fairtrade organization keeping in line with sustainability. The company is now aligned with Fairtrade requirements and is licensed to use the Fairtrade logo.

PHARMACEUTICALS

December 3, 2014

Akbar Pharmaceuticals and Lina Manufacturing entered into an agreement with Flinth Industrial Park to open a state of the art multi purpose factory and stores at their premises in Kadawatha. Together they embark on a new venture in Sri Lanka adding liquid pharmaceutical products such as nasal sprays to the existing dry capsule manufacture.



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PHARMACEUTICALS

December 3, 2014

Akbar Pharmaceuticals and Lina Manufacturing entered into an agreement with Flinth Industrial Park to open a state of the art multi purpose factory and stores at their premises in Kadawatha. Together they embark on a new venture in Sri Lanka adding liquid pharmaceutical products such as nasal sprays to the existing dry capsule manufacture.



A consumer beficial MOU was alsoigned between Lina Manufacturing and Delmege for the marketing of respiratory care products.



The company also conducted a CSR initiative donating invaluable medical equipment to the Ragama Hospital.
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STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS

November 18, 2014

Oceanpick (Pvt) Ltd has just increased its capacity as it looks to expand its production to cater to the rapidly growing demand for sustainable produce. With its latest expansion, capacity has increased to half a million fish.

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STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS

November 18, 2014

Oceanpick (Pvt) Ltd has just increased its capacity as it looks to expand its production to cater to the rapidly growing demand for sustainable produce. With its latest expansion, capacity has increased to half a million fish.

Alumex just comissioned its new powder coating plant as it looks to increase its market share in the retail product segment.


Amãna Bank awarded World's Best Up and Coming Islamic Bank by the world renowed 'Global Finance Magazine.' Click here

Amãna Bank also recorded monthly profits with 85% growth in net financing income.
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Reputed French magazine names Joseph Sinniah as 'World's Best Tea
Blender'

June 23, 2014

For the first time a Sri Lankan, Joseph Sinniah, Director of Akbar Brothers was conferred with the 'World's Best Tea Blender' award by the prestigious French international magazine, 'The Magazine' Some of the criteria for the selection of the award are;

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Reputed French magazine names Joseph Sinniah as 'World's Best Tea
Blender'

June 23, 2014

For the first time a Sri Lankan, Joseph Sinniah, Director of Akbar Brothers was conferred with the 'World's Best Tea Blender' award by the prestigious French international magazine, 'The Magazine' Some of the criteria for the selection of the award are; promoting and creating quality tea, track record of tea blenders who understand world tea from plantations to factories, and blending tea to consumers' taste, contribution of the tea blender to the tea community and reputation and integrity... Click here

Akbar Brothers marks 20 years as Sri Lanka's largest tea exporter

June 5, 2014

Akbar Brothers has marked 20 years as Sri Lanka's largest tea exporter with 2013 shipments topping 50 million kilos worth over Rs. 32 billion in valuable foreign exchange to the country. Click here

Presidential Export Awards - 2007

Aug 23, 2007

Winner of the "Best Sri Lankan Brand Exporter"
Akbar Brothers Ltd
Winner of the "Exporter to the Highest Number of Destinations"
Quick Tea (Pvt) Ltd