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To Those Who Say Isolate Sri Lanka, I Say Engage With Sri Lanka’ - - Julie Bishop Australian Foreign Minister

In a statement that will shame other western nations who are intent on punishing Sri Lanka for defeating terrorism, the Australian government today reaffirmed its commitment to working with the Sri Lankan government to foster peace, prosperity, stability and security in the pursuit of freedom, the rule of law and democracy.

To Those Who Say Isolate Sri Lanka, I Say Engage With Sri Lanka’ - -  Julie Bishop  Australian  Foreign Minister
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UNHRC and Sri Lanka; Time to remind the West about Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

The real mortality of the atomic bombs that were dropped on Japan will never be known. The destruction and overwhelming chaos made orderly counting impossible. It is not unlikely that the estimates of killed and wounded in Hiroshima (150,000) and Nagasaki (75,000) are over conservative.

 UNHRC and Sri Lanka; Time to remind the West about Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
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Sri Lankans in Geneva celebrate Independence Day

The Sri Lankan community resident in Geneva and the environs came together to celebrate Sri Lanka's 66th anniversary of independence at an event organised recently by the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the UN in Geneva at the ILO premises.

Sri Lankans in Geneva celebrate Independence Day
Sri Lankans in Geneva celebrate Independence Day
Sri Lankans in Geneva celebrate Independence Day
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Prince of Wales Made a Personal Donation Towards the Upkeep of the Garrison Cmetery in Kandy

The Prince of Wales called at the cemetery as part of his visit to Sri Lanka for the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in November, after paying his respects at the Temple of the Tooth.

Prince of  Wales  Made a Personal  Donation Towards the Upkeep of the Garrison  Cmetery in Kandy
Prince of  Wales  Made a Personal  Donation Towards the Upkeep of the Garrison  Cmetery in Kandy
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When Nagaland Chief Minister wants to go to Delhi as Nagaland MP

Ever since the rumor of Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio’s desire to go to Delhi as an MP from the State broke out, many started studying on his political activities. Some political mild tremors have been going on for quite some time and almost all the NPF legislators in the State have also made their best efforts to reconsider his decision to go to Delhi as an MP from Nagaland. But all their attempts, reportedly, failed and it is now almost clear that he is going as a Nag400and MP to Delhi.

Neiphiu Rio - Chief Minister,  Nagaland
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Sri Lanka Embassy participates at Japan Grand Prix International Orchid Festival 2014

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Tokyo was invited to participate in the Japan Grand Prix International Orchid Festival 2014 which held its opening ceremony under the patronage of Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamodo at the Tokyo Dome on 14th February 2014, with over 20 participating countries. Among the supporting ministries were the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry and the World Orchid Conference Trust.

Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamodo (centre) and Her Imperial Highness Princess Tsuguko of Takamodo visit the Sri Lanka display at the Japan Grand Prix International Orchid Festival 2014 on 14th February 2014 being greeted by H.E.Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda, Ambassador
Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamodo and Her Imperial Highness Princess Tsuguko of Takamodo at the opening ceremony of the Japan Grand Prix International Orchid Festival 2014 on 14th February 2014.
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