Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, during a visit to Manama in December (2010), called Bahrain "a model partner," not only for the United States but also for other countries in the region seeking political liberalization.
Visiting Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Thursday separately called on President Dr Ram Baran Yadav, Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal and Deputy Prime Minister Bharat Mohan Adhikari and discussed the prospect of bilateral cooperation between Turkey and Nepal.
Youth Affairs and Skills Developments Minister Dullas Allahapperuma noted that it was much more important to develop human recourse in the country than drilling for oil that was believed to be in the Mannar Sea.
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo and former chief minister J Jayalalithaa has said the arrest of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi for trying to picket the Sri Lankan High Commission in the city yesterday was a ''drama to fulfill her horoscope'' to ward off arrest in connection with the 2G spectrum scam.
India will today inaugurate the United Nations Least Developed Countries ministerial conference, the first of its kind being hosted by India in Agra, where the India’s External Affairs Minister SM Krishna will welcome foreign delegates for the two-day conference.
Youth Affairs and Skills Development Minister, Dallas Alahapperuma, on behalf of Sri Lanka Government, on Tuesday (15), appealed to the Tamil media not to engage in a campaign to destabilize the country.
The Court of Appeal today suspended the holding of elections to Akmeemana, Moneragala and Akuressa Pradeshiya Sabha Local Government bodies, until the final determination on the hearing at these petitions.
Former chief minister of Tamil Nadu Ms Jayalalithaa has urged the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to speak to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and convey the message that his nation will have to face the consequences if atrocities against Indian Fishermen were not stopped.