China asks international community not to complicate Sri Lanka’s issues

Apr 30, Beijing: The Chinese government has asked the international community to support Sri Lanka’s efforts to stabilize the country and avoid taking measures to complicate Sri Lanka’s situation further. In a statement China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei has said today that China believes the Sri Lankan government and people will properly handle problems […]
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Education system should enhance the attitude of children, Sri Lankan President says

Apr 30, Colombo:  President Mahinda Rajapaksa says the country’s education system should be prepared to enhance the attitude of children while delivering knowledge and skills. President Rajapaksa said the elder generation is entrusted with the responsibility of creating a younger generation that will love the country at any cost. He urged the parents to constantly […]
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8000 police officers to provide security for May Day rallies in Sri Lanka

Apr 30, Colombo: Sri Lanka police will deploy 8000 police officers to ensure security for the May Day rallies to be held in Colombo and other places. In addition, the Army and the police Special Task Force (STF) will also be deployed for the security, the Inspector General of Police announced. Eleven May Day rallies […]
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UN chief asks member states to take Expert Panel report on Sri Lanka seriously and act

Apr 30, Colombo: While the United Nations is yet to receive a formal response from Sri Lanka on the report submitted to the UN Secretary-General by the Panel of Experts appointed by him to advise on the accountability of Sri Lanka during the last stages of war, the UN chief has asked the member states […]
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German assistance to Vanni

German assistance to Vanni Ridma DISSANAYAKE The first part of a three-year long German Federal Government funded project worth Rs 275 million to uplift livelihoods in Vanni started yesterday under the patronage of Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa and German Ambassador to Sri Lanka Jens Ploetner. The German Ambassador handed over agricultural equipment and fishing […]
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Dutch fact-finding mission here

Dutch fact-finding mission here Dutch fresh produce and ingredients fact-finding mission will be in Sri Lanka from May 3 to 7. The embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Colombo, in collaboration with the Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation, has organised a Dutch fact-finding mission to India and Sri Lanka for […]
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Several districts in Sri Lanka affected by floods

Apr 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka Disaster Management Center has said that several districts in the country have experienced floods due to heavy rains. The DMC says that the districts of Ratnapura, Kalutara, Galle, and Hambantota have experienced floods due to heavy rains. The Ratnapura District is currently the worst affected area by the rains in […]
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Sri Lanka political parties all set for May Day celebrations

Apr 29, Colombo: Political parties in Sri Lanka have made preparations to hold May Day celebrations on Sunday with processions and rallies. The governing United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) is to hold its May Day rally at the Colombo Municipal grounds under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa following a procession from Campbell Park. All […]
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