Address by H.E. President Maithripala Sirisena at the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly New York, 30th September 2015

September 30, 2015 at 1:24 pm

Mr. President, Mr. Secretary General, Excellencies, Delegates, Ladies and Gentleman Being a long standing member of the United Nations, it is indeed an honour and a pleasure for me to address the United...

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Sri Lanka and the USA sign MoU on Rule of Law Capacity Building Assistance

September 29, 2015 at 2:38 pm

Sri Lanka and the USA today (29 September) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Rule of Law Capacity Building Assistance. The MoU was signed by US Ambassador Atul Keshap and Actg. Foreign Minister Dr....

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US Secretary of State John Kerry calls on President Maithripala Sirisena

September 28, 2015 at 11:34 am

United States Secretary of State John Kerry called on President Maithripala Sirisena in New York yesterday evening, 27 September. President Sirisena recalled the historic visit of Secretary Kerry to Sri...

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Comments by Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera on the UNHRC Resolution on Sri Lanka

September 25, 2015 at 7:32 pm

Today we have achieved a path-breaking success in the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva at the current 30th Session. For the last several years, Sri Lanka was repeatedly humiliated by the international...

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Ambassador Kariyawasam speaks at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

September 16, 2015 at 11:23 pm

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Statement by Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera at the 30th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva

September 16, 2015 at 1:09 pm

Mr. President High Commissioner for Human Rights Excellencies Distinguished delegates I would like to begin by thanking you, and the members of the Council for the trust reposed in Sri Lanka at the 28th...

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