Remarks by Hon. Dr Harsha de Silva,Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs at the Interactive Dialogue with the High Commissioner for Human Rights

March 22, 2017 at 2:26 pm

Mr. President High Commissioner Deputy High Commissioner Excellencies Ladies and Gentlemen I thank the High Commissioner for the presentation of his Report in which many of the achievements made by Sri...

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Support for Human Rights Council Resolution on Sri Lanka

March 15, 2017 at 11:48 pm

Mark C. Toner Acting Department Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC March 15, 2017   On Monday, March 13 at the UN Human Rights Council the United States and other members of the Friends...

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SRI LANKA APPOINTS FIRST HONORARY CONSUL IN PENNSYLVANIA

March 15, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam today handed over the Commission of Appointment to David Bruce Sherman as Sri Lanka’s Honorary Consul in the state of Pennsylvania. He is the first Honorary Consul of Sri...

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FOREIGN MINISTER MANGALA SAMARAWEERA RESPONDS TO MEDIA RELEASE BY FORMER PRESIDENT MAHINDA RAJAPAKSA

March 15, 2017 at 9:39 am

 Response to Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Media Release of 13 March 2017  On 13 March 2017 the former President of our country, Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa, issued a media release titled “Constitutional...

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Clarification by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: misleading report in The Island newspaper of 9 March 2017

March 13, 2017 at 4:52 pm

The Ministry’s attention has been drawn to a misleading report carried in The Island newspaper of 9 March 2017, titled ‘UN resolutions not binding on Sovereign Nations – Govt., …..but commitments...

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Sri Lanka: A Growing Hub in the Indo-Pacific

March 9, 2017 at 12:32 pm

“Sri Lanka is eager to work with the maritime powers of the Indian Ocean and beyond, to make our oceans secure for unimpeded commerce and peaceful navigation”, Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam said,...

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