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Tourism Promotion in Indonesia

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Jakarta conducted a Tourism Promotion Campaign at the Embassy premises with the assistance of the General Sales Agent of Mihin Lanka (Pvt) Ltd where leading travel agents and tour operators based in Jakarta attended the event.

Tourism Promotion in Indonesia
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New Year Celebrations in Tokyo

The Sri Lankan New Year celebrations were held in Tokyo’s Chofu city on Sunday, 14th April with a large gathering of over 5000 Sri Lankan and Japanese community members from all parts of Japan who participated at the occasion, which was held for the 24th consecutive occasion.

 New Year Celebrations in Tokyo
 New Year Celebrations in Tokyo
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Sri Lanka envoy to France Prof. Hangawatte felicitated in Las Vegas

He admits he is not a diplomat but the experience this onetime bureaucrat in Sri Lanka's judiciary system adjusting in the early eighties to an academic life the skepticism he displayed whether he has the correct frame of mind to transform himself to be a diplomat slowly withered away.

Prof. Hangawatte addressing. Ven. Alawala Subhuthi chairing the ceremony
Douglas Perera greeting Ambassador Karu Hangawatte
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Special show of “Siri Parakum”.

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa was the chief guest at the special show show of the film “Siri Parakum”. (Pix By : Chandana Perera)" class="caption" align="right" />

Seen here the President and other invitees lighting the traditional oil lamp. 
(Pix By : Chandana Perera)
Special show of  “Siri Parakum”.
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Murali is happy he is in Gayle’s side!

I recall my letter which was published in ‘The Island’ of 11 May 2012, captioned ‘Chris Gayle batting, wear your helmets!’, after he injured one of his young fans, who ended up in a hospital with a broken nose.

 Windies star batsman Chris Gayle
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European Union has to Prioritize Human Rights In Burma

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) today urged the European Union (EU) to ensure that continuing grave violations of human rights, including religious freedom, in Burma, remain a priority, despite the decision yesterday to lift all EU sanctions on Burma apart from the arms embargo.

European Union has to Prioritize Human Rights In Burma
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Uganda Investment Forum

Mr. Sarath Amunugama, Senior Minister for International Monitory Co-operation and Dy. Minister of Finance and Planning participated in the Commonwealth Investment Forum held at Kampala, Uganda.

Mr. Sarath Amunugama, Senior Minister for International Monitory Co-operation  and Dy. Minister of Finance and Planning
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Committee Evaluates Indian Housing Project

The Project Steering Committee for the Indian Housing Project, co-chaired by Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic Development and Ashok K Kantha, High Commissioner, met on 4 April 2013 and reviewed the progress of implementation of the Indian Housing Project. The meeting was attended by the officials of the Ministry of Economic Development, Presidential Task Force (PTF) and the High Commission of India.

 Committee Evaluates Indian  Housing Project
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All UK Visa Applications To Be Made Online

From Monday 6 May 2013, All UK Applications will be made online and thereafter applicants and their dependants who are applying for a UK visa will need to make their applications online. From this date, manually completed application forms will no longer be accepted.

All  UK Visa Applications To Be Made Online
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