About Nawaloka HoldingsThe Nawaloka Group of companies is one of the most diversified enterprises in Sri Lanka with specialties in healthcare, construction, aviation, trade, industrial machinery, timber, manufacturing, fuel and hospitality. Diversifying into travel and tours was a natural progression for the group of companies. The Nawaloka standard is maintained by their uncompromised quality of service that comes with a global touch of class spread across Sri Lanka.
The Nawaloka story is one of humble beginnings and triumph. In 1942 the late Deshamanya H K Dharmadasa, our founder, began the company with an office in Peliyagoda, at the entrance to Colombo city. Today, over 60 years later we are a massive team of over 10,000 people spread across nearly 20 companies.
In 1985, Nawaloka Hospitals was launched and at the time was Sri Lanka’s only full service healthcare provider in the country with service and equipment that still remains unparalleled. This was expanded into 200 medical centers and testing labs across the island.
As an importer and distributor, we are the country’s leading provider of quality medicines and healthcare products from manufacturers in Germany, USA, Singapore and Malaysia among other parts of the world. We also supply industrial machinery, material handling equipment construction equipment, welding materials and some consumables to many parts of the country, in addition to offering servicing and maintenance. We are also the local franchise holder for Total, the world-class French lubricant brand, with a distribution network around the island. Our aviation and travel expertise is also a key proponent. We are the GSA for Air Arabia, the first budget career in the country.
In construction, we have a 65 year history, spanning across multiple construction and engineering areas such as harbours, bridges, irrigation damns and highways.
Nawaloka is also a renowned manufacturer. AS an producer and exporter of high quality apparel, making us a favourite in the European market. We also manufacture premium level woven poly-propethene and leno-mesh bags with plans in Sri Lanka and the UAE and export around the world. In addition, we are Sri Lanka’s leading wire, nail and barbed wire manufacturer. Our manufacturing arm extends to the production of high quality furniture and interiors for local and foreign markets.
All of these many ventures are possible because we have stayed true to our founder’s vision for progress and quality – something that will carry us forward in the years to come.