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World Food Programme (WFP) Celebrates 50 Years of Partnership

The United Nation’s World Food Programme (WFP) began the cooperation formally in 1968 has successfully completed the 50 Years of partnership in 2019 and celebrated its success with the Government of Sri Lanka.

World Food Programme (WFP) Celebrates 50 Years of Partnership
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Development Partners Forum

The Ministry of National Policies, Economic Affairs, Resettlement and Rehabilitation, Northern Province development and Youth Affairs has organized a Forum with Development Partners.

Development Partners Forum
Development Partners Forum
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Major Interventions Commences in Jaffna District

As a priority intervention, the Ministry of National Policies, Economic Affairs, Resettlement, Rehabilitation and Northern Province Development and Youth Affairs, is rapidly implementing 10,000 Brick and Mortar type housing programme with the funding of Government for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and Refugee Returnees in the conflict affected Northern and Eastern Provinces.

Handing over Houses,Kallundai Housing programme
Housing Scheme
I Road Project
Elutharakai
Handing over Elutharakai Passenger Boat
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Good job by Sri Lanka Elections Commissioner’-ACMC to EU

The All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) welcomed the European Union Election Observation Mission to Sri Lanka’s Presidential Election (EU EOM) with open arms on 29 October. ACMC stressed EU EOM’s arrival strengthens the electoral efforts of all political parties, especially minority parties such as ACMC in the Presidential Elections of November 2019.

Sri Lankan Minister of Industry, Commerce, Resettlement of Protracted Displaced Persons, Cooperative Development, Skills Development & Vocational Training and Leader of ACMC Rishad Bathiudeen (centre), ACMC General Secretary M Subaitheen (right) and Political Analyst of European Union Election Observation Mission Sri Lanka 2019 Ms. Mary Boland meet in Colombo on 29 October.
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Applications for the Chevening Scholarship closing on 5 November 2019

Applications for Chevening Scholarships to study in the UK are closing on 5 November 2019, with applications to be submitted via www.chevening.org/apply.

Applications for the Chevening Scholarship closing on 5 November 2019
Applications for the Chevening Scholarship closing on 5 November 2019
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ACMC steps in to defend SLMC leader Hakeem

The All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) threw its support behind Rauff Hakeem, Leader of Sri Lanka Muslim Cogress (SLMC) on 20 October.

Sri Lankan Minister of Industry, Commerce, Resettlement of Protracted Displaced Persons, Cooperative Development, Skills Development & Vocational Training and Leader of ACMC Rishad Bathiudeen in Sammanthurai on 20 October
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U.S. Embassy Celebrates Sri Lanka’s Makers and Innovators with Maker Fair

Maker Fair 2019 drew more than 7,000 people to Colombo’s Trace Expert City and showcased aspiring inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs from across Sri Lanka.

U.S. Embassy Celebrates Sri Lanka’s Makers and Innovators with Maker Fair
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Norwegian Ambassador visits Kandy

Norwegian Ambassador Trine Jøranli Eskedal visited Kandy on 17th and 18th of October.

Ambassador as the Chief Guest at SIBA convention
Norwegian Ambassador visits Kandy
Norwegian Ambassador visits Kandy
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Inder Singh, one of the founding members of GOPIO died in Los Angeles

Inder Singh, one of the founding members of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO), died in Los Angeles, California on Sept. 27 of prolonged illness. He was 86.

Inder Singh, one of the founding members of GOPIO died in Los Angeles
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Inauguration of Jaffna International Airport: India-Sri Lanka relation touches the sky!

: President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena (yesterday,17th. October) inaugurated the Jaffna International Airport. Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe was also present.

Inauguration of Jaffna International Airport: India-Sri Lanka relation touches the sky!
Inauguration of Jaffna International Airport: India-Sri Lanka relation touches the sky!
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