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Sudha Enthralls Guest At UN

The birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and Non-Violence Day was observed with a program that included, besides India's ratification of the Paris Agreement, performance by renowned classical music singer Sudha Raghunathan as well as the unveiling of a commemorative UN postage stamp of Indian music legend M.S. Subbulakshmi.

UN Postal Administration unveils the commemorative stamp of M.S. Subbulakshmi, Indian music legend on the 50th anniversary of her performance at the UN in 1966, during an event on the International Day of Non-Violence at the UN Headquarters on 2 October 2016. The first copy is presented to musician Sudha Raghunathan (left). UN Photo/Evan Schneider)
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Peace and Stability – Primary Reason to Return to Sri Lanka

The monthly report of UNHCR, August 2016 based on an independent survey stated that 96 percent of the refugee returnees indicated peace and stability as a primary reason to return to Sri Lanka.

The gradual emergence of Peace  brings in the much wanted smiles in the midst of the people
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Lalin’s Column: Victory in War- SF gets it right finally

FM SF has got it dead right when in an interview with the DM (he has had many ever since Gen Kamal Guneratne published his book ‘Road to Nandikadal’) he said”Victory has many sons so they say. No one can write books fabricating lies about the war”. He has wanted the Army to take action on Gen Guneratne, who retired before his book was published, for what he has written.

Lalin’s Column:   Victory in War- SF gets it right finally
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Sri Lanka signs the D.C. Sustainability Pledge

Demonstrating the Embassy’s support for the District of Columbia’s environmental and sustainability goals, Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam joined over 62 Ambassadors and Embassy representatives on October 5 at the Embassy of Italy to sign the DC Sustainability Pledge.

Sri Lanka signs the D.C. Sustainability Pledge
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UN needs focus on plight of Black minority in U.S: Here’s Why

It has been reported to the Asian Tribune desk in the United States that the United Nations Rapporteur on minority issues, Rita Izaak-Ndiaye, will conduct an extensive investigation to assess the current situation on ethnic and linguistic minorities in Sri Lanka during her official visit from 10 to 20 October.

UN needs focus on plight of Black minority in U.S: Here’s Why
UN needs focus on plight of Black minority in U.S: Here’s Why
UN needs focus on plight of Black minority in U.S: Here’s Why
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Presentation of Credentials by a High Commissioner and an Ambasador

One High Commissioner and an Ambassador presented credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s Residence today (October 05).

New High Commissioner of Bangladesh, Riaz Hamidullah presenting his credentials to President Sirisena
New Ambassador of Germany Jorn Rohde presenting his credentials to President Sirisena
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