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COLOMBO May 14 Sri Lanka's government has offered $55 million to buy back the 43.6 percent stake Dubai's Emirates airline [EMIRA.UL] holds in national carrier SriLankan Airlines, the island nation's treasury secretary said on Friday.
"Sri Lanka is going to buy it ... $55 million is the price we have indicated," P.B. Jayasundera, secretary of the finance ministry and the treasury, told Reuters in an interview. (Reporting by Shihar Aneez; Editing by Bryson Hull)
TORONTO, June 22 Sears Canada Inc said on Thursday it plans to cut jobs and close stores as it restructures its operations, following years of declining sales as it has lost customers to big-box retailers, more nimble apparel companies and online merchants.