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Foreign exchange rates

These are indicative wholesale rates for foreign currency provided by the Bank of Canada on Thursday. Quotations in Canadian funds.Australia dollar 1.0026Brazil real 0.4026China renminbi 0.1912Euro 1.4936Hong Kong dollar 0.162615India rupee 0.01983Indonesia rupiah 0.000095Japan yen 0.01162Malaysia ringgit 0.2962Mexico peso 0.07093N.Z. dollar 0.9254Norway krone 0.1599Peruvian new sol 0.3913Russia rouble 0.02120Saudi riyal 0.3390Singapore dollar 0.9324South Africa rand 0.09497South Korean won 0.001111Sweden krona 0.1560Switzerland franc 1.3182Taiwanese dollar 0.04190Thailand baht 0.03824Turkey lira 0.3598U.K. pound 1.6506U.S. dollar 1.2711Vietnam dong 0.000056 read more

Sri Lankas envoy to the UK meets The Queen

Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Manisha Gunasekara, met The Queen and presented her Letters of Credence.Buckingham Palace said that during an audience, Manisha Gunasekara was received by The Queen and presented the Letters of Recall of her predecessor and her own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the Court of St. James’s. (Colombo Gazette)