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Govt assures due attention to UN report

Govt assures due attention to UN report

The Sri Lankan Government today said it will ensure that the content and recommendations of the UNHRC report receive due attention of the relevant authorities including the new mechanisms that are envisaged to be set up. MORE..

September 16, 2015  09:58 pm|

Harsha focusing on economic diplomacy

Harsha focusing on economic diplomacy

Deputy Foreign Minister Dr Harsha de Silva today said that the main economic issue in Sri Lanka is the weaknesses in the countrys economic relations with other countries. MORE..

September 11, 2015  04:02 pm|

Sri Lanka condoles with Ghana over fire, flood tragedies

Sri Lanka condoles with Ghana over fire, flood tragedies

The Sri Lankan Government has condoled with the government and people of Ghana over the dual tragedy of flooding and fire outbreak which claimed scores of lives in that country. MORE..

June 6, 2015  11:04 am|

I never interfered to secure the release of an impounded container: Senasinghe

I never interfered to secure the release of an impounded container: Senasinghe

Deputy Justice Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe on Tuesday (28) dismisses allegations that he interfered to customs affairs in a bid to secure the release of an impounded container of copper rods, thus, he would instigate legal action against a print media institution that published an article to sling mud at him. MORE...

April 28, 2015  05:50 pm|

AUDIO: Sri Lanka dispatches emergency relief assistance to Nepal, creates hotline

AUDIO: Sri Lanka dispatches emergency relief assistance to Nepal, creates hotline

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Kathmandu has established a hotline for any inquiries regarding Sri Lankan nationals residing Nepal, in wake of the powerful earthquake that shook the country and Northern India. MORE..

April 25, 2015  08:34 pm|

New govts policies have created positive environment: Ban Ki-moon

New govts policies have created positive environment: Ban Ki-moon

Welcoming the new Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has stated that a positive environment has been created by the policies of the new government in Sri Lanka for a greater collaboration with the United Nations and the international community. MORE..

April 24, 2015  01:06 pm|

Sri Lanka has many lessons to share: UN

Sri Lanka has many lessons to share: UN

The findings in the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) country report make a strong case for Sri Lanka to be a leading and credible actor in the global deliberations around the development agenda for post-2015, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Subinay Nandy said. MORE...

March 24, 2015  01:28 pm|

Stipulated prices for three food items

Stipulated prices for three food items

The Consumer Affairs Authority has introduced stipulated prices for three food items, with effective from Thursday (19). MORE...

March 19, 2015  05:50 pm|

ASP Ruwan Gunasekara appointed Police Spokesman

ASP Ruwan Gunasekara appointed Police Spokesman

Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Ruwan Gunasekara has been appointed as the new Police Media Spokesman. MORE..

March 12, 2015  07:40 am|

UN supports a credible domestic probe in Sri Lanka

UN supports a credible domestic probe in Sri Lanka

The United Nations supports a credible domestic process that meets international standards to investigate allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka, UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffery Feltman said. MORE..

March 3, 2015  05:11 pm|

Sri Lanka: Killing of 21 Egyptians by IS a crime against humanity

Sri Lanka: Killing of 21 Egyptians by IS a crime against humanity

The Government of Sri Lanka today condemned the gruesome killing of twenty one Coptic Christian Egyptians by the terrorist group, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Libya last Sunday. MORE..

February 19, 2015  11:11 pm|

CAA instructed to move fast on errant traders

CAA instructed to move fast on errant traders

Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen has instructed the Consumers Affairs Authority (CAA) to move fast on errant traders who fail to give the recent budgetary benefits to Sri Lankan consumers. MORE..

February 7, 2015  05:13 pm|

Sri Lanka to strengthen special friendship with China

Sri Lanka to strengthen special friendship with China

Describing the bilateral relations between China and Sri Lanka as a special friendship, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe expressed his desire to closely engage with the Chinese Government. MORE..

February 7, 2015  02:33 pm|

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