President appoints international Advisory Council to the Disappearances Commission

July 21, 2014 at 10:34 am

President Mahinda Rajapaksa appointed an Advisory Council to the Presidential Commission to Investigate Complaints Regarding Missing Persons, extending the scope of the mandate of the commission. The Advisory...

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Sri Lanka expresses condolences over lives lost on Malaysian Airlines flight

July 21, 2014 at 9:57 am

Sri Lanka Friday expressed its deepest sympathies to the families of the passengers and the crew who were onboard the Malaysian Airlines flight MH 17 crashed in Eastern Ukraine. “It is with profound...

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Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam presents credentials to U.S. President Barack Obama

July 15, 2014 at 8:14 am

Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the United States, Prasad Kariyawasam, presented his credentials to the President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, at the Oval Office of the White House on Monday...

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FAO endorses Mahinda Rajapaksa Global Agriculture Fund

July 14, 2014 at 10:40 am

The concept of a “Global Aquaculture Fund”, proposed by President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the FAO/NACA Asia Regional Ministerial Meeting on Aquaculture for Food Security, Nutrition and Economic Development...

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SRI LANKAN EXHIBITORS OF CEYLON TEA AT NORTH AMERICA’S LARGEST FOOD AND BEVERAGE FAIR, 2014 SUMMER FANCY FOOD SHOW

July 8, 2014 at 5:37 pm

“Let’s work together for an ambitious plan for doubling current market share of Ceylon tea in the US market”, stated- Sri Lanka’s new envoy to USA, Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam. Continuing the...

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Inflation drops in June 2014 to 28-month low of 2.8 percent

July 1, 2014 at 11:00 am

Sri Lanka’s inflation, as measured by the change in the Colombo Consumers’ Price Index (CCPI) dropped to a 28-month low of 2.8 percent in June 2014 on a year-on-year basis, figures released...

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