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Sri Lankas domestic mechanism to be finalised by January

Sri Lankas domestic mechanism to be finalised by January

Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera says that the setting up of a four-tier domestic mechanism to investigate allegations of human rights violations will be finalised by January 2016 and implemented within 18 months. MORE..

September 17, 2015  04:47 pm|

Sri Lanka promises justice after UN war crimes report

Sri Lanka promises justice after UN war crimes report

Sri Lanka promised to deliver justice after a United Nations human rights report called on Wednesday for a special court to be set up to prosecute war crimes committed during the nations 26-year civil conflict. MORE..

September 16, 2015  04:00 pm|

Government hails resolution of Iran nuclear issue

Government hails resolution of Iran nuclear issue

The government has welcomed the resolution of the Iran nuclear issue, the foreign ministry said in a statement on Wednesday (22). MORE...

July 22, 2015  02:06 pm|

Govts immediate priority to reset investment climate - Mangala

Govts immediate priority to reset investment climate - Mangala

Sri Lankas foreign minister says that with relatively well developed infrastructure and human capital, the governments immediate priority is to reset the investment climate by making Sri Lanka a secure, efficient and competitive investment destination in South Asia. MORE..

May 23, 2015  10:56 am|

Sri Lanka briefs diplomats on moves to restore democracy

Sri Lanka briefs diplomats on moves to restore democracy

Sri Lanka has briefed diplomats based in the country on moves to restore democracy, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. MORE..

May 14, 2015  11:58 am|

Govt. briefs envoys on moves to restore democracy

Govt. briefs envoys on moves to restore democracy

Sri Lanka has briefed diplomats based in the country on moves to restore democracy in the country, the foreign ministry said. The ministry of foreign affairs also said it has decided to have regular briefings for diplomats and the media based in Sri Lanka. MORE...

May 14, 2015  07:49 am|

FCID grills Shasheendra Rajapaksa

FCID grills Shasheendra Rajapaksa

The Financial Crimes Investigations Division is currently recording a statement from former Uva Province Chief Minister, Shasheendra Rajapaksa, over the misuse of two luxury buses belonging to the Foreign Ministry.

April 10, 2015  11:20 am|

Sri Lanka is not anti-China but mainland firms wont get carte blanche: Ravi

Sri Lanka is not anti-China but mainland firms wont get carte blanche: Ravi

Sri Lankas new leadership is not targeting China and only wants its help to fight corrupt deals orchestrated by the last government, the island nations finance minister said, even as he ratcheted up rhetoric against Chinese companies he said were once given carte blanche in his country. MORE...

March 9, 2015  03:03 pm|

China says Sri Lanka loans made based on consensus

China says Sri Lanka loans made based on consensus

Chinas loans to Sri Lanka were made based on consensus through talks between the two countries and at Sri Lankas request, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after Sri Lankas foreign minister expressed concern about the loans. MORE...

March 2, 2015  04:02 pm|

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