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Sri Lanka reiterates the continuous rejection of ill-conceived resolutions lacking in legitimacy and credibility

Sri Lanka reiterated that ill-conceived resolution on Sri Lanka resulting from politicized action, diaspora compulsions and reports not mandated by the inter-governmental process lacking in legitimacy and credibility, is completely unwarranted and is for that reason rejected by the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL).

Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka Ambassador Mr. Ravinatha P. Aryasinha   addressing at  the 23rd Session of the  Human Rights Council, in Geneva on  27 May 2013
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Sri Lanka Embassy in Tokyo celebrates Vesak

The staff of the Sri Lanka Embassy in Tokyo together with local community members celebrated Vesak on Friday, 24th May at the Embassy premises in Tokyo.

Sri Lanka Embassy in Tokyo celebrates Vesak
Sri Lanka Embassy in Tokyo celebrates Vesak
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Vesak Celeberated In Brussels With Participation Of International Buddhist Community

Decorated with Buddhist flags, scores of colourful Vesak lanterns, and also other decors presented by several Buddhist countries, gave an ambiance of a temple and serene atmosphere to the Sri Lankan Residence in Brussels, on the evening of Sunday 26th May, when the Embassy of Sri Lanka to the Kingdom of Belgium, Luxembourg and the Mission to the European Union marked the noble Day of Vesak.

Vesak Celeberated In Brussels With Participation Of International Buddhist Community
Vesak Celeberated In Brussels With Participation Of International Buddhist Community
Vesak Celeberated In Brussels With Participation Of International Buddhist Community
Vesak Celeberated In Brussels With Participation Of International Buddhist Community
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The League, the Organization and the Union

The Arab League comprising of 22 Arab countries was originally formed on 22 March 1945, with 6 Arab states.

Map showing member countries of Arab League
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Vesak Pirith Ceremony at Embassy of Sri Lanka in Stockholm

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Stockholm held a Vesak Pirith ceremony on its premises organized with the guidance of Ambassador Oshadhi Alahapperuma.

Vesak Pirith Ceremony at Embassy of Sri Lanka in Stockholm
Vesak Pirith Ceremony at Embassy of Sri Lanka in Stockholm
Vesak Pirith Ceremony at Embassy of Sri Lanka in Stockholm
Vesak Pirith Ceremony at Embassy of Sri Lanka in Stockholm
Vesak Pirith Ceremony at Embassy of Sri Lanka in Stockholm
Vesak Pirith Ceremony at Embassy of Sri Lanka in Stockholm
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Not only Germany, Norway has also become a hot topic – Maubima

In the political arena last week, Norway was also among the topics of discussion. The rationale behind this was the judgment passed by a district court in Sri Lanka for a case filed by a major NGO activist Dr Kumar Rupesinghe against cutting down of funds for a non-government organization of his without notifying him.

Not only Germany, Norway has also become a hot topic – Maubima
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The Feast of our Lady of Madu celebrated in Rome

The Sri Lankan community at Infernetto, Rome celebrated recently the feast of Our Lady of Madhu with Rev. Mons. Neville Joe Perera, the parish priest and the National coordinator for Sri Lankan migrants in Italy.

The  Feast of our Lady of Madu celebrated in Rome
The  Feast of our Lady of Madu celebrated in Rome
The  Feast of our Lady of Madu celebrated in Rome
The  Feast of our Lady of Madu celebrated in Rome
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President Rajapaksa Visits China’s Lingguang Buddhist Temple

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Wikaramasinghe Rajapaksa, along with members of the Sri Lankan delegation, visited the Lingguang Buddhist Temple located on the outskirts of Beijing this afternoon.

President Rajapaksa Visits China’s Lingguang Buddhist Temple
President Rajapaksa Visits China’s Lingguang Buddhist Temple. [Pix By : Sudath Silva]
President Rajapaksa Visits China’s Lingguang Buddhist Temple
President Rajapaksa Visits China’s Lingguang Buddhist Temple
President Rajapaksa Visits China’s Lingguang Buddhist Temple
President Rajapaksa Visits China’s Lingguang Buddhist Temple
President Rajapaksa Visits China’s Lingguang Buddhist Temple
President Rajapaksa Visits China’s Lingguang Buddhist Temple
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