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Special Ministerial Conference on Irregular Movement of Persons in Jakarta, Indonesia

Minister of Justice Rauff Hakeem represented Sri Lanka at this Conference on Irregular Movement of Persons accompanied by Rear Admiral Jayantha Perera, Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy, Ms. Thiloma Abayajeewa, Assistant Director of the Ministry of External Affairs and Mr. W.M.S. Bandara, Charge d’Affaires, a.i from the Sri Lanka Embassy in Jakarta.

Heads of Delegations
Minister Rauff Hakeem and   Bob Carr at bilateral discussions meeting with Australian Foreign Minister
Members  of Sri Lanka Delegation
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New World Bank Country Director Sees High Potential in Sri Lanka

The World Bank’s new country director assigned to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Ms. Françoise Clottes, said she sees “high potential” in Sri Lanka. Ms. Clottes made this observation when she met President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees yesterday (Aug. 28) evening.

New World Bank Country Director Sees High Potential in Sri Lanka. (Pix By : Nalin Hewapathirana)
New World Bank Country Director Sees High Potential in Sri Lanka
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Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the UN Promotes Sri Lankan Airlines

Sri Lankan Mission in New York to promote Sri Lankan Airlines in America. Speaking at a promotion meeting at the permanent Mission in New York , Sri Lanka’s Ambassador Palitha Kohona highlighted the airline’s award winning record; it’s ever growing number of destinations and its latest achievement of being invited to join the One world group of airlines.

Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the UN Promotes Sri Lankan Airlines
Ambassador Palitha Kohona
Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the UN Promotes Sri Lankan Airlines
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No to animal slaughter at Munneswaram Badrakali Kovil

: The Court of Appeal yesterday issued a writ mandamus directing the Police to take action to stop the ritual animal slaughter at the Munneswaran Badrakali Kovil in Chilaw.

Muneswaram Badrakali Kovil
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Telegrams - No more After 31st October

Following the footsteps of India Sri Lanka too has come forward to discontinue with telegram service in the country 31st October 2013.

Telegrams no more after 31st October 2013
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PR minister steals the show from HR commissioner

Since the arrival of UN Human Rights High Commissioner, Navenethan Pillay, in the island, she is headline news in every newspaper, although many of those were not in favor of her activities, she was still in the news.

 The PR minister Dr. Mervyn Silva
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Weliveriya Incident: Four High Ranking Army Officials relieved of their duties with immediate effect

Consequent to Weliveriya incident that took place on 1 August, where Army was called in to assist police to disperse violent mobs, the Commander of the Army Lt. Gen. Daya Ratnayaka has ordered to relieve four senior officers of the Sri Lanka Army from their duties with immediate effect.

Lt. General Daya Ratnayaka
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