President Rajapaksa an example for other leaders to emulate – Bill Gates

August 21, 2014 at 12:58 pm

The founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates has said President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who has taken effective steps to invest in Information Technology to empower the people with IT knowledge to ensure speedy socio-economic...

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Non state actors pose a common challenge in the region – Ambassador Kariyawasam

August 20, 2014 at 2:03 pm

Sri Lanka is concerned about non state actors that can destabilise countries, Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the United States Prasad Kariyawasam said yesterday. “We take every possible measure to ensure...

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Diplomatic Connections: September – October 2014 – South Asia’s Fastest Growing Economy: A look at modern Sri Lanka with Ambassador Kariyawasam

August 11, 2014 at 3:43 pm

By Michael D. Mosettig In a satellite photo of the Indian Ocean, the nation of Sri Lanka looks like a mere dot southeast of India. But to the extent that geography can be destiny, this nation of 21 million...

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Sri Lanka Army opens new hospital in South Sudan under UN Mission

August 11, 2014 at 10:13 am

The Sri Lanka Army at the request of the UN, has established its first-ever SRIMED Level 2 Hospital in Bor, South Sudan, under the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). Establishing the hospital with ultra-modern...

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President’s condolence on Dr Guruge’s passing away

August 11, 2014 at 9:16 am

President Mahinda Rajapaksa expressed his condolences on the passing away of Dr Ananda W. P. Guruge at Rosemead, California, USA. Dr Guruge was an erudite speaker and writer on Buddhism, who did a yeomen...

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SRI LANKA RANKS HIGH IN SOUTH ASIA IN THE RULE OF LAW INDEX

August 4, 2014 at 5:08 pm

World Justice Project (WJP), based in Washington DC, in its 2014 Rule of Law Index has ranked Sri Lanka 48th among 99 countries assessed by the Project. WJP Rule of Law Index is an assessment tool that...

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