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Preparatory Summit for the CHOGM Business Forum in Germany

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Berlin and the Consulate General in Frankfurt organized a preparatory summit for the CHOGM Business Forum in Frankfurt.

Preparatory Summit for the CHOGM Business Forum in Germany
Preparatory Summit for the CHOGM Business Forum in Germany
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Ambassador Ariyasinghe shreds High Commissioner Navi Pillay to bits and pieces

Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha shredded High Commissioner Navanethem Pillay to bits pieces the oral update on "Reconciliation and Accountability in Sri Lanka" held during the ongoing session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva.

Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha
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Northern Provincial Council inaugural meeting at the Jaffna Public Library

The inaugural al meeting of the Northern Provincial Council is planned to be held in the Northern Provincial Council Hall in the Jaffna Public Library.

G.A. Chandrasri  Governor,  Northern Province
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Ten Prominent Business groups to represent Sri Lanka at Pakistan EXPO 2013

The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Maj Gen (R) Qasim Qureshi hosted the Sri Lankan businessmen participating in Pakistan EXPO 2013 along with the officials of Export Development Board Sri Lanka, today at the High Commission of Pakistan prior to their departure for Karachi.

High Commissioner of Pakistan  Qasim Qureshi with the participants of expo 2013
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President Rajapaksa and UN Secretary-General Hold Discussions in New York

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and United Nations Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon met Tuesday (24) evening (NY time) on the sidelines of 68th Session of the UN General Assembly.

President Rajapaksa and UN Secretary-General Hold Discussions in New York
President Rajapaksa and UN Secretary-General Hold Discussions in New York
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Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena blasts tobacco industry for attempting to bribe

The Minister of Health Sri Lanka, yesterday made a shocking revelation proving the worldwide well established notorious demeanor of the tobacco industry, their attempts to bribe politicians, policy makers and journalists etc., to hinder bringing in people friendly health policies in the country.

Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena - File Photo
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10th Sri Lanka Festival in Tokyo

The 10th Sri Lanka Festival was organized by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Japan at the Yoyogi Park in Shibuya, Tokyo by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Japan on 21st and 22nd September 2013.

Guest of Honour, Yasushi Akashi, Representative of the Government of Japan for Peace- Building, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction in Sri Lanka and Chief Guest, Yoshitaka Shindo, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan at the lighting of the traditional oil lamp.
Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda, Ambassador of  Sri Lanka addresses the gathering.
Chief Guest, Yoshitaka Shindo, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan addresses the gathering.
10th Sri Lanka Festival in Tokyo
10th Sri Lanka Festival in Tokyo
10th Sri Lanka Festival in Tokyo
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President Rajapaksa Meets Prime Ministers of Qatar and Kuwait

President Mahinda Rajapaksa met with the Prime Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and the Amir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani in two separate meetings on Tuesday evening following the addressing of the 68th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

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Sri Lanka – US Presidents Meet: All smiles

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Wickramasinghe Rajapaksa, during the United Nations General Assembly reception at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York on Sept. 23, 2013.

(Official White House Photo)
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India urges TNA and Sri Lanka Government to work together

The Government of India has urged both sides, the Government of Sri Lanka and the Tamil National Alliance to engage constructively, in a spirit of partnership and mutual accommodation, so that the urgent needs of the people of the Northern Province, which has recently emerged from the throes of a thirty-year long armed conflict, are addressed with a sense of urgency and purpose.

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa Meets Pakistani Prime Minister

President Mahinda Rajapaksa met Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif this afternoon (Sept. 25, NY time) in New York. Both leaders are in the City this week, attending the 68th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa Meets Pakistani Prime Minister
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