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Sri Lanka joins combating Plastic Pollution

Sri Lanka joins combating Plastic Pollution

Coinciding with the World Environment Day, a “Code of Conduct on combating Plastic Pollution” was signed by 41 Embassies and International Organizations based in Ha Noi on 4th June 2018. Embassy of Sri Lanka in Ha Noi was the only diplomatic mission to sign the “Code of Conduct”…

Millennium Challenge Corporation Official Visits Sri Lanka to Continue Progress on Compact Development

Millennium Challenge Corporation Official Visits Sri Lanka to Continue Progress on Compact Development

The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Managing Director for Europe, Asia, Pacific, and Latin America Caroline Nguyen visited Sri Lanka from June 11 to 13 to advance the development of the proposed MCC compact – a large-scale five-year grant program.  The U.S. government is developing this compact…

Sri Lanka to complete mine action and reaching mine-free status by 2020

Sri Lanka to complete mine action and reaching mine-free status by 2020

Sri Lanka is making steady progress towards the goal of mine free status and remains hopeful of completing mine action by 2020, Sri Lanka Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva Ambassador A.L.A. Azeez said . Addressing the forum on ‘individualized approach’ on the sidelines of the…

Australia jails man over Malaysia Airlines plane bomb threat

Australia jails man over Malaysia Airlines plane bomb threat

A Sri Lankan man who threatened to detonate a bomb on a Malaysia Airlines plane has been jailed…

US Congress on Armed Services meets President Sirisena

US Congress on Armed Services meets President Sirisena

Representatives from the US Congress on Armed Services met President Maithripala Sirisena at his official residence earlier today.…

Malaysia foils smuggling of 131 Sri Lankan immigrants

Malaysia foils smuggling of 131 Sri Lankan immigrants

Malaysian police have intercepted a tanker with 131 Sri Lankans believed bound for Australia and New Zealand, smashing…

Mangala leads lankan delegation to adb manila confab

Mangala leads lankan delegation to adb manila confab

Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera will lead the Sri Lankan delegation at the 51st Asian Development…

Cuba pledged to support Sri Lanka’s health sector

Cuba pledged to support Sri Lanka’s health sector

The Cuban Government pledged extended its fullest support to develop the Sri Lankan health sector, Health Ministry spokesman…

President Sirisena meets Japanese Emperor Akihito

President Sirisena meets Japanese Emperor Akihito

President Maithripala Sirisena met with Japanese Emperor Akihito in order to strengthen ties between the two countries in Tokyo…

UN condemns anti-Muslim attacks in Sri Lanka

UN condemns anti-Muslim attacks in Sri Lanka

The UN’s political chief on Sunday condemned anti-Muslim violence that has targeted mosques and businesses in Sri Lanka…

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