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“Our Resolve to Strengthen the Existing Relations with the EU and move forward remains undiminished,” says Ambassador Amza

Speaking at the National Day Reception held on 05 February 2013, on the Occasion of the 65th Aniversary of the Independence of Sri Lanka, attended by the members of the Diplomatic Corp, officers of the Belgium Government and the European Institutions and the prominent personalities, held at the Hotel Radisson Blue Royal, Ambassador Amza stated that “Sri Lanka’s relations with the Europe is closely linked to over 400 years of European presence in Sri Lanka.”

“Our Resolve to Strengthen the Existing Relations with the EU and move forward remains undiminished,” says Ambassador Amza
“Our Resolve to Strengthen the Existing Relations with the EU and move forward remains undiminished,” says Ambassador Amza
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Government’s priority is to improve infrastructure facilities in North and East - Maj. Gen. S.W.L. Daulagala

Maj. Gen. S.W.L. Daulagala, Acting High Commissioner addressing Sri Lankan expatriate community at the Independence Day celebrations held at the Chancery premises on 4 th February 2013 stated that the “Government has given the utmost priority to improve basic facilities and infrastructure in the Northern and Eastern provinces”.

Government’s  priority is  to improve infrastructure facilities in North and East - Maj. Gen. S.W.L. Daulagala
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Women don’t feel safe in Delhi, admits CM Sheila Dikshit

Women do not feel safe in Delhi, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit frankly admitted on Wednesday.

Sheila Dikshit
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Drastic change needed: Prasilie

INC candidate for Northern Angami-II Prasilie Pienyu said they needed a drastic change not only for his constituency but also the entire state so that the state could development at par with the rest of the country.

Prasilie Pienyu
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65th Independence Day Celebrations at Dhaka

The Sri Lanka High Commission in Dhaka celebrated the National Day at the “Sri Lanka Residence” on 4th February 2013.

65th Independence Day Celebrations at Dhaka
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Rape case: Kerala women’s groups seek resignation of RS Dy Chairman Kurien

The CPM's women wing All-India Democratic Women's Federation on Wednesday took out a march to the Kerala assembly demanding a fresh probe into the Suryanelli gang-rape case in view of the charge levelled against Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien by the victim.

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Independence Day celebrated in Germany

Parallel to the 65th National Independence Day Celebration in Sri Lanka, Independence Day was ceremoniously celebrated on the 4th of February at the official residence of the Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Berlin, Germany.

Independence Day celebrated in Germany
Independence Day celebrated in Germany
Independence Day celebrated in Germany
Independence Day celebrated in Germany
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Sri Lanka’s 65th Anniversary of Independence Celebrated in Canberra

The Sri Lanka High Commission in Canberra celebrated 65th Anniversary of Independence on 4th February in grand scale.

Sri Lanka’s 65th Anniversary of Independence Celebrated in Canberra
Sri Lanka’s 65th Anniversary of Independence Celebrated in Canberra
Sri Lanka’s 65th Anniversary of Independence Celebrated in Canberra
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65th Independence and National Day of Sri Lanka: Celebrations in New Delhi

In keeping with tradition, High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam, joined by the staff of the Sri Lanka High Commission in India, offered alms (morning meal) to Buddhist priests representing the Sri Lankan Buddhist temples located in India on the morning of 4 February at the High Commissioner’s Residence, to mark the 65 th Independence and National Day of Sri Lanka.

Chief Guest at the event Minister for New and Renewable Energy Dr Farooq Abdulla
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65th Independence Day Celebrations - Consulate General of Sri Lanka – Jeddah

Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Jeddah Celebrated the 65th Independence of Sri Lanka at the Consulate premises on 04.02.2013.

Consul General Dr. Athambawa Uthumalebbe hoisted the National flag
65th Independence Day Celebrations - Consulate General of Sri Lanka – Jeddah
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65th Independence Day Celebrations - Consulate General of Sri Lanka – Jeddah

Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Jeddah Celebrated the 65th Independence of Sri Lanka at the Consulate premises on 04.02.2013.

Consul General Dr. Athambawa Uthumalebbe hoisted the National flag
65th Independence Day Celebrations - Consulate General of Sri Lanka – Jeddah
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Saudi executed after 32 years on death row

Saudi Arabia continues with the beheading of prisoners and this time a Saudi Nationals has been executed for killing another citizen 32 years ago.

Saudi executed after 32 years on death row
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