Holy Prophet’s teachings most relevant today – President

January 25, 2013 at 9:58 am

In keeping with tradition, the followers of Islam in Sri Lanka join their brethren in faith the world over to celebrate Milad-Un-Nabi, the birth of Holy Prophet Mohammed, states President Mahinda Rajapaksa...

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President congratulates Obama for second term of office

January 23, 2013 at 9:49 am

President Mahinda Rajapaksa congratulated US President Barack Obama oh his assumption for the second term of office. “During your first term of office, you were able to guide your country successfully...

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Development programs bolster Lanka’s image in the US – Ambassador Jaliya Wickramasuriya

January 15, 2013 at 9:31 am

By P. Krishnaswamy Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the US and Mexico Jaliya C. Wickramasuriya told the Sunday Observer, in an interview in Colombo, that the Embassy in Washington DC is tirelessly working...

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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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