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Sri Lankan and Bolivian Presidents Hold Bilateral Discussions

President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who travelled to Bolivia to attend the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Group of 77 and China (G77 + China), held bilateral talks with Bolivian President Evo Morales on Monday (June 16) at the Presidential Palace in the city of La Paz.

During bilateral discussions between Sri Lanka and Bolivia that took place Monday (June 16), President Mahinda Rajapaksa told Bolivian President Evo Morales that this visit to Bolivia is a new beginning in diplomatic, economic and trade relations between Sri Lanka and South American nations.  (Pix - Sudath Silva)
Along with President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Bolivian President Evo Morales - Also in the picture   Minister of External Affairs Prof. G.L. Peiris, Monitoring MP of the Ministry of External Affairs Mr. Sajin de Vass Gunawardena and Secretary to the President Mr. Lalith Weeratunga.
Bolivian President Evo Morales welcomes President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Presidential Palace in La Paz where bilateral discussions between the two countries took place Monday (June 16).
Following the conclusion of bilateral talks, President Evo Morales hosted a colorful ceremony with military honors for President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Presidential Palace.
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Most Venerable Davuldena Sri Gnanissara thero Mahanayaka of Amarapura Maha Nikaya urges unity

The Mahanayaka of the Sri Lanka Amarapura Maha Nikaya, the most venerable Davuldena Sri Gnanissara thero, has called for unity among all communities in Sri Lanka.

Most venerable Davuldena Sri Gnanissara thero
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NCEASL Condemns Violence Against Muslims in Aluthgama and Beruwela

The National Christian Evangelical Alliance of Sri Lanka (NCEASL) strongly condemns the blatant attack on members of the Muslim minority, in Aluthgama and Beruwela on the 15th of June 2014 that reportedly left Muslim-owned shops in the area torched, mosques damaged, 80 people injured with at least 7 people admitted to the hospital with gunshot wounds and 3 dead.

Fire services struggling to control another Muslim shop on fire at Aluthgama
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FIFA World Cup 2014: Brazil and Mexico ended up in goalless draw

From spectators’ point of view it the match between Brazil and Mexico was a really exciting one indeed; it was a battle between two equals.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Brazil and Mexico ended up in goalless draw
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Sri Lanka President Returns From Bolivia

President Mahinda Rajapaksa returned to the island yesterday (June17) after Golden Jubilee of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Group of 77 and China (G77+China).

Sri Lanka President Returns From Bolivia
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ADB President Calls on President Rajapaksa

The President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Mr. Takehiko Nakao called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa this morning at the President’s House.

The President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Mr. Takehiko Nakao called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa this morning at the President’s House. (Pix By : Chandana Perera)
Senior Minister of International Monetary Cooperation Dr. Sarath Amunugama, Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Management Mr. Nimal Siripala de Silva, Minister of Water Supply and Drainage Mr. Dinesh Gunawardena, Minister of Economic Development Mr. Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Power and Energy Mrs. Pavithra Wanniarachchi, Minister of Youth Affairs and Skills Development Mr. Dullus Alahapperuma.
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