President returns after successful visit

September 29, 2014 at 10:10 am

President Mahinda Rajapaksa returned to the island today (September 29) after successfully completing the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly held in New York, USA. He also chaired a very...

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President and UN Sec-Gen meet in New York

September 28, 2014 at 4:21 pm

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and United Nations Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon met for talks at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City this afternoon. Congratulating President Rajapaksa on...

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President and Indian PM agree to strengthen relations

September 28, 2014 at 4:15 pm

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral discussions this morning in New York City and agreed to work towards further strengthening relations between the two countries. In...

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Australian PM commends successful implementation of LLRC recommendations

September 27, 2014 at 10:36 pm

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott met this morning in New York City and held talks. At a cordial discussion that took place on the sidelines of the 69th United Nations...

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Business Council for International Understanding Hosts Briefing for President

September 27, 2014 at 10:33 pm

The Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) hosted a briefing for President Mahinda Rajapaksa this morning in New York City. The briefing was organised with two primary objectives. One...

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Like Minded Group Joint Statement says ” the intrusive mandate given to the OHCHR by Res. 25/1 to carry out investigations on Sri Lanka is unwarranted”

September 27, 2014 at 2:31 pm

By Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka, Geneva Sept 27, 2014 Twenty-two developing countries of the Like Minded Group (LMG) in Geneva, in a joint statement made through its Chair – Egypt, have said the...

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