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Eye Donation Society International Award

E.M.H.B. Moragaswewa and Wijitha Manamperi representatives of the Sri Lanka Eye Donation Society received the Rehabilitation International (RI) award for Outstanding Achievements in Moscow last week. the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a press release.


Sri Lanka’s Fair Trade and Organic Products Promoted in Belgium

Embassy of Sri Lanka in Brussels promoted exports of Fair Trade and organic products from Sri Lanka during the Fair Trade Week in Belgium on the of October.


Ranil congratulates Trump over Al-Baghdadi death

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has congratulated President Donald Trump on the successful operation to kill the ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.


Poverty and terrorism main global challenges – Marapana

Sri Lanka called for collective action to address contemporary global challenges particularly poverty and terrorism at the 18th summit of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), Baku, Azerbaijan on 26th Oct.


Sirisena leaves for Japan

President Maithripala Sirisena has left for Japan this morning (21) on an official visit, the President’s Media Division (PMD) said.


Colombo asking the UK to afford errant Brigadier diplomatic immunity

Sri Lanka has requested the Government of United Kingdom (UK) to honour the diplomatic immunity of Brigadier Priyanka Fernando


Australia and Sri Lanka to combat human smuggling

The Sixth Meeting of Australia-Sri Lanka Joint Working Group was concluded last week in Canberra, Australia.


Jaffna International Airport opens

Sri Lanka’s third International airport at Palali on the Jaffna Peninsula was formally declared open this morning by President Maithripala Sirisena.


Bay of Bengal group close to agreement

The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) agreed to a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to be signed between the BIMSTEC Secretariat and the Asian Development Bank at a meeting in Colombo on 10 and 11 October, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement. All BIMSTEC Members States […]


Bahrain values Sri Lankan workers

Minister of Labour and Social Development of Bahrain Jameel Bin Mohamed Ali Humaidan stated that there is a high demand for Sri Lankan workers due to the high competence, loyalty and hardworking characteristics they show towards their chosen fields. He said so when he met Sri Lanka’s Ambassador Pradeepa Saram on the 7 Oct. in […]


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