Main events for the year 2007 main business and economic events for 2007

Odiris Perera widely regarded as one of Sri Lanka’s best known entrepreneurs in the post independence era passed away this week at the age of 94. Odiris (as he was popularly known and to many as Odiris Silva) was responsible for bringing products such as gas stoves, kerosene lamps and coconut scrapers to the Sri Lankan market and his products are still held in great admiration.