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European Parliament Delegation for Relations with Countries of South Asia called on Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris

Three Members of the European Parliament’s (MEP) Delegation for Relations with Countries of South Asia called on the External Affairs Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris this (30th April) morning at the Ministry.

Do Not Let Asthma Ruin Your Life

According to the The Global Asthma Report 2011, published by The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) and the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC): Asthma is the most common chronic disease among children and also affects millions of adults.

Sri Lanka elected as the Vice- Chairperson of the Compliance Committee at the Sixteenth Session of the IOTC

Dr. (Mrs.) Damitha de Zoysa ,Secretary of the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development was nominated and elected unanimously as Vice- Chair for the next biennium at the Ninth Session of the Compliance Committee (CoC 09) of the Sixteenth Session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) held in Freemantle, Australia from 18 -20 th, April , 2012.

Strong KPMG ratings & Boc’s huge bond success signify growing Int’l confidence on SL,’ says Minister Rishad in Dubai


The highest oversubscription ever seen for a Sri Lankan international bond in April andKPMG’s latest positive Change Readiness Index ranking for Sri Lanka show the growing international investor confidence on the country. And Sri Lanka prefers patient investments to hot money. “Sri Lanka is has entered a new era of development thanks to the visionary leadership of His Excellency the PresidentMahinda Rajapaksa.

Subodh Dakwale, new MD at Lanka IOC

Subodh Dakwale assumed duties on Friday (today ) 04 May 2012 as the new Managing Director of Lanka IOC.

US troops commit inhuman acts because they are ordered to!

In a world that has been taken over by those wanting to profit by any means, we are unlikely to see sanity prevail in spite of appeals to end wars and to allow people to live in peace.

Diethelm Travels joins Germany’s FTI Group to launch cruises to Sri Lanka

Diethelm Travel Sri Lanka and the FTI Group, one of Germany’s leading tour operators today announced the operation of cruises between Dubai and Colombo calling at Muscat, Mumbai, Goa and Kochi next winter.

Hilary Clinton lauds Burma's initiative toward democracy and national reconciliation

The United States Secretary of State Hilary Clinton in a congratulatory message to Burma lauded the Burmese (or Myanmar) government and Aung San Suu Kyi-led National League of Democracy movement for undertaking a historic step toward democracy and national reconciliation.


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