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Sri Lanka Embassy in Brussels Celebrates Vesak with the Participation of 10 Countries

he Embassy of Sri Lanka to Belgium and Luxembourg and the Mission to the European Union celebrated the Nobel Day of Vesak on 25 May 2014, at the Sri Lanka Residence. Ambassadors and Diplomats from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Mongolia, India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, as well as officials from Belgium Foreign Ministry and the European Union, and a large number of Sri Lankans living in Belgium participated at the event.

Sri Lanka Embassy in Brussels Celebrates Vesak  with the Participation of 10 Countries
Sri Lanka Embassy in Brussels Celebrates Vesak  with the Participation of 10 Countries
Sri Lanka Embassy in Brussels Celebrates Vesak  with the Participation of 10 Countries
Sri Lanka Embassy in Brussels Celebrates Vesak  with the Participation of 10 Countries
Sri Lanka Embassy in Brussels Celebrates Vesak  with the Participation of 10 Countries
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Bigger Lanka-Pak trade in the offing

As bilateral trade crossed $ 460 Mn mark, Sri Lanka’s second largest trade partner in SAARC hinted at bigger engagement with the country on 21 May –and post ‘JEC modalities’ between the historic partners are now moving towards their final shape.

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka-left) discusses with Maj Gen (R) Qasim Qureshi (the High Commissioner of Pakistan in Colombo) on 21 May.
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President Rajapaksa and President Mukherjee Meet in New Delhi

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Indian President Pranab Mukherjee met for bilateral talks this afternoon at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi, India, where President Mukherjee exchanged pleasantries with President Rajapaksa.

 President Rajapaksa and President Mukherjee Meet in New Delhi
 President Rajapaksa and President Mukherjee Meet in New Delhi
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Kandasamy Kamalendran & two others ordered to be in remand prison

One more time, Selvanayakam Leninkumar, Kayts Magistrate yesterday has ordered the remand up to 11th of June of Kandasamy Kamalendran, former leader of the Opposition in the Northern Provincial Council.

Kandasamy Kamalendran & two others  ordered to be  in remand prison
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Modi Sharif talks working together

The usual Indian concerns about terror and slow pace of trial in Pakistan of 26/11 terror case figured in the Modi-Sharif talks that went beyond the scheduled 30 minutes by almost twenty minutes here on 27 May.

PM Narendra Modi shakes hands with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New Delhi
Modi Sharif talks working together
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President returns after attending Indian PM’s swearing-in ceremony

President Mahinda Rajapaksa returned to the island yesterday after attending the swearing-in ceremony of the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

President returns after attending Indian PM’s swearing-in ceremony
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