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SL is pleased to join as co-sponsor of the resolution: Ambassador Ravinatha

SL is pleased to join as co-sponsor of the resolution: Ambassador Ravinatha

We see the resolution on the island nation as a measure of encouraging and inspiring the government of Sri Lanka, delivering his remarks during the general debate on the report of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Sri Lanka, Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha said. MORE...

October 1, 2015  06:04 pm|

Lankan High Commissioner calls on Bangladesh Foreign Minister

Lankan High Commissioner calls on Bangladesh Foreign Minister

Newly appointed Sri Lankan High Commissioner in Bangladesh Yasoja Gunasekera has paid a courtesy call on Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali. They discussed issues of mutual interest, the Bangladesh Foreign Ministry has said. MORE...

September 21, 2015  12:31 pm|

UN report contains legal analysis and recommendations

UN report contains legal analysis and recommendations

UN report on Sri Lanka will focus on human rights violations from 2002 to 2011, and it will contain legal analysis and recommendations, it was reported. MORE...

September 15, 2015  11:16 pm|

Pak-SL bond serves as beacon for South Asian countries: Envoy

Pak-SL bond serves as beacon for South Asian countries: Envoy

The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Maj Gen (R) Syed Shakeel Hussain says that the brotherly and time tested relationship between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, having depth, breadth and diversity, serves as a beacon for other countries of South Asia. MORE..

August 14, 2015  01:14 pm|

Sri Lankas greatest wealth is the diversity seen in its people Nonis

Sri Lankas greatest wealth is the diversity seen in its people  Nonis

Sri Lanka is a microcosm of the commonwealth, where there is enormous economic disparity. He stated that in order for Sri Lanka to flourish, we must strive towards a knowledge driven economy and embrace the change of development, Former Sri Lankan High Commissioner to the UK Dr Chris Nonis says. MORE...

July 20, 2015  12:05 pm|

New Sri Lankan envoys appointed

New Sri Lankan envoys appointed

The Sri Lankan Government has appointed four new ambassadors and one High Commissioner to countries including Australia, Canada and South Korea. MORE..

July 8, 2015  01:22 pm|

Zeid wants credible mechanisms in place before September session

Zeid wants credible mechanisms in place before September session

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) will remain very engaged in discussions with the Sri Lankan authorities on the need for transparent and inclusive processes to develop credible mechanisms for accountability and reconciliation. MORE...

June 15, 2015  04:44 pm|

Modis Sri Lanka visit to push soft power & project Indias Buddhist links

Modis Sri Lanka visit to push soft power & project Indias Buddhist links

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is planning to visit Sri Lankas ancient capital Anuradhapura during his trip to the island nation next month, a move aimed at pushing Indias soft power and projecting the countrys Buddhist links in the region. MORE..

February 25, 2015  04:21 pm|

India reduces entry fee to National Museum for Lankans

India reduces entry fee to National Museum for Lankans

The entry fee to the National Museum in New Delhi for Sri Lankan nationals has been reduced from INR 300 (LKR 640) to INR 10 (LKR 21) - at par with the fee paid by Indian nationals, the Indian High Commission in Colombo said. MORE..

February 19, 2015  04:53 pm|

India to file petitions in various courts seeking release of boats

India to file petitions in various courts seeking release of boats

The Indian High Commission in Colombo will be filing petitions in various Sri Lanka courts from on Wednesday, seeking release of 81 boats of Indian fishermen even as the Tamil Nadu government has sent officials to the island nation with necessary documents. MORE...

February 12, 2015  05:56 pm|

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