Thai Pongal, a day of renewal of strong links of unity – President

January 13, 2013 at 9:04 pm

The Hindus of Sri Lanka, together with their fellow believers in South Asia, celebrate the important Thanksgiving and Harvest Festival of Thai Pongal today, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said. The message:...

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President Rajapaksa and the Government deplores the beheading of Miss Rizana Nafeek

January 9, 2013 at 10:28 am

It has been confirmed that Miss Rizana Nafeek was beheaded by Saudi authorities this morning at Dawadmy, Saudi Arabia. The Sri Lankan housemaid was employed for less than 6 weeks in 2005 when she was charged...

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Lankan Expatriates can video communicate with External Affairs Ministry

January 2, 2013 at 10:39 am

The External Affairs Ministry  launched a new programme establishing video communication links between the Ministry’s consular division and Sri Lankan missions and expatriates abroad. ...

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December 31, 2012 at 5:53 pm

Ayubowan, Vanakkam, Assalamu Alaikum and Happy New Year! As Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the United States, I take great pleasure in wishing you and your families a very happy, healthy and prosperous New...

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Year dawning will see valuable work for progress of democracy – President

December 31, 2012 at 9:52 am

The year dawning today will see valuable work for the progress of democracy, equality among people and important aspects of development in our Motherland, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said. “It is...

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Love, understanding will strengthen peace, tolerance – President

December 24, 2012 at 8:59 pm

Christians in Sri Lanka will today join fellow believers the world over in celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace. They will share in the loving and giving that marks the spirit of...

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