Silver Lining

The government plans to take a fresh approach to divest its stake in Shell Gas Lanka Ltd., after its initial attempts fell through.
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ThernTreasury, which owns 49 percent of the gas giant, was earlier hoping to raisernaround Rs. 500 mn by selling its stake.


RoyalrnDutch Shell, which bought a 51 percent stake in Shell Gas Lanka in 1995, wererntalking to the government to buyout the remaining shares.


Butrnthe deal subsequently fell thr