SRI LANKA EMBASSY CONDUCTS TREE-PLANTING CEREMONY IN HONOR OF H.E. PRESIDENT RAJAPAKSA’S INAUGURATION, BIRTHDAY

November 16, 2010 at 11:59 am

WASHINGTON (Nov. 15, 2010) – The Embassy of Sri Lanka planted a Japanese Maple tree today as part of Sri Lanka’s national celebration of His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s 65th birthday...

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GOVERNMENT OF SRI LANKA ESTABLISHES AN INTER-AGENCY ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO FACILITATE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE INTERIM RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LESSONS LEARNT AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSION (LLRC)

October 29, 2010 at 9:44 am

A Cabinet Paper submitted by Minister of External Affairs, Prof. G. L. Peiris establishing an Inter-Agency Advisory Committee to facilitate the implementation of the recommendations in the Interim Communication...

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U.S. FEDERAL JURY CONVICTS LTTE TERRORIST WEAPONS MERCHANT

October 20, 2010 at 2:20 pm

A Baltimore federal court jury Monday convicted a Singapore man of attempting to sell arms to the terrorist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in Sri Lanka. Four co-conspirators have pleaded...

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MINISTER G L PEIRIS REFUTES LTTE PROPAGANDA IN LONDON

October 20, 2010 at 2:17 pm

Delivering the Keynote Address of the first Dialogue between the International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS) in London and the Ministry of External Affairs of Sri Lanka, the External Affairs...

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STATEMENT BY THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS ON THE JOINT LETTER BY INTERNATIONAL CRISIS GROUP, AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL AND HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH

October 20, 2010 at 2:12 pm

The attention of the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) is drawn to the joint letter addressed by the International Crisis Group (ICG), Amnesty International (AI) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) on 14 October...

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SRI LANKA SUCCESSFULLY REHABILITATES MORE THAN 4,000 FORMER TERRORISTS

October 19, 2010 at 5:23 pm

Just 16 months after concluding its 26-year-long conflict with the terrorist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, the Government of Sri Lanka has rehabilitated and released 4,685 former Tiger militants,...

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