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'Homophobia is a choice, not homosexuality': Inter-faith message

For believers of God, religious faith has a paramount influence on their lives. At XX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in the inter-faith session the message was loud and clear from different religious leaders: homophobia is a choice, not homosexuality; and religious scriptures teach us to be compassionate, non-judgmental and accept everyone else in totality without prejudice.

Rev Phumzile Mabizela
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First Lady of Sri Lanka visits China

The First Lady of Sri Lanka, Madam Shiranthi Wickramasinghe Rajapaksa, visited China from 06 to 10 July 2014 at the invitation of the All China Women’s Federation.

Madam Shiranthi Wickramasinghe Rajapaksa the First Lady met with Madam Peng  Liyuan, Spouse of President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China, on the 7th July 2014 at the Great Hall of the People, Beijing.
Madam Shiranthi Wickramasinghe Rajapaksa the First Lady visited the students of Donghuamen Kindergarten in Beijing o the 7th July 2014
Madam Shiranthi Wickramasinghe Rajapaksa, the First Lady met with Madam Shen Yueyue, Vice Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) of China & the President of the All China Women’s Federation at the Great Hall of the People on 7th July 2014.
Madam Shiranthi Wickramasinghe  Rajapaksa, the First Lady visiting Sri Lankan elephant “ Migara” at the Beijing Zoo on 9th July 2014
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Secretary Defence declares opens Pilgrims Rest at Girihandu Seya

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared open the newly constructed pilgrims Rest cost over Rs. Seven Million, at the Girihandu Seya Temple premises in Thiriyaya at the invitation of the Senior Presidential Advisor, Mr. Milinda Moragoda. The "Urumayaka Ulpatha" Foundation coordinated the entire process in collaboration with the Ministry of Buddha Sasana and Religious Affairs and the Department of Archaeology to make the noble concept a successful one.

Secretary Defence declares opens Pilgrims Rest at Girihandu Seya
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