The rebuilding process of Sri Lanka is commendable – Under Secretary for Political Affairs, Thomas A. Shannon

The rebuilding process of Sri Lanka is commendable – Under Secretary for Political Affairs, Thomas A. Shannon

The Under Secretary for Political Affairs, Thomas A. Shannon says the political, social and economic rebuilding process of Sri Lanka in the post- conflict era is highly commendable. He made these remarks when he called on President Maithripala Sirisena on the sidelines of the 72nd Session of the…

President urges world to support forward march of Sri Lanka

President urges world to support forward march of Sri Lanka

President Maithripala Sirisena called upon the international community to seriously consider the tremendous progress made by the government towards reconciliation, restoration of democratic freedoms, human rights and the rule of law and extend the fullest support to the slow, but the steady forward march of Sri Lanka to…

President attends UN Economic, Social Council Sessions

President attends UN Economic, Social Council Sessions

The Sessions of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) commenced on 18th September at the UN Headquarters in New York.   President Maithripala Sirisena also participated at this Sessions which is only participated by the Heads of States.   During the meeting it was discussed in detail…

President arrives in New York

President arrives in New York

President Maithripala Sirisena who left for New York to attend the 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations…

Crocodile kills British journalist holidaying in Sri Lanka

Crocodile kills British journalist holidaying in Sri Lanka

A young British journalist was dragged into a river and killed by a crocodile while holidaying in Sri…

‘Sri Lanka should ensure Nasheed’s safety’

‘Sri Lanka should ensure Nasheed’s safety’

Amal’s message comes in the wake of a recent threat made by a Maldivian envoy Human rights lawyer…

Researcher from Sri Lanka’s LIRNEAsia to chair ITU expert session

Researcher from Sri Lanka’s LIRNEAsia to chair ITU expert session

Shazna Zuhyle, a researcher from Colombo-based LIRNEAsia, a regional policy research body will chair an International Telecommunication Union…

MP Paisley denies ‘defamatory inferences’ in Sri Lanka holidays report – lawyer

MP Paisley denies ‘defamatory inferences’ in Sri Lanka holidays report – lawyer

DUP MP Ian Paisley has totally denied “defamatory inferences” in a report that he did not declare trips…

Armenia Expo 2017 slated for September 8-10

Armenia Expo 2017 slated for September 8-10

 More than 120 companies from Armenia, Russia, Iran, Germany, Belarus, Sri Lanka, Egypt and India will be showcasing…

Sri Lanka’s tourism industry looks to India for growth: OBG

Sri Lanka’s tourism industry looks to India for growth: OBG

Increased access for air travellers, stronger advertising campaigns and enhanced bilateral cooperation are underpinning Sri Lanka’s push to…

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