- Created on Wednesday, 12 December 2012 10:58
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Sri Lanka's National Action Plan for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (NHRAP) was published on the internet on Monday (Dec.10).
- Created on Thursday, 29 November 2012 09:37
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Sri Lankan Students Association of the University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA organized an awareness event on Sri Lanka's conflict and on post-conflict developments on November 15, 2012.
- Created on Monday, 12 November 2012 11:08
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Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa in his capacity as Finance and Planning Minister presented the budget for 2013 in Parliament on Thursday, November 08 2012. This is the 66th budget of Sri Lanka since independence and 8th budget presented by the President in his capacity as the Finance & Planning Minister.
- Created on Thursday, 08 November 2012 10:18
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The impeachment motion against Sri Lanka's Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake presented to Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa was included in the parliament's Order Paper on Tuesday (06).
"A country’s human rights situation cannot be assessed in isolation and should be examined in the context of the realities on the ground" -Minister Samarasinghe addresses the HRC at Sri Lanka's UPR
- Created on Friday, 02 November 2012 11:43
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The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Sri Lanka took place Thursday afternoon (Nov.01) at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva, amidst Member States and Observers of the Human Rights Council. The country’s opening Statement was delivered to the Council by Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe, Minister of Plantation Industries, Special Envoy of the President on Human Rights and Leader of the Sri Lanka Delegation.
“Sri Lanka has an enormous potential particularly in the tourism sector because it is a virgin market.” Dr. Nalaka Godahewa
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Tourism seemingly has begun to play an essential role in energizing economic development and thereby enhancing the living standards of the people in many countries. It keeps opening up huge markets and investment opportunities as more people choose to travel out of their countries and in to the world. Countries blessed with the miracles of nature and many other unique aspects compete to attract visitors. Sri Lanka with its distinctive diversity and compactness has returned to the competition after many years of troubles, with a ripen potential. Dr. Nalaka Godahewa, the Chairman of Sri Lanka Tourism thus expressed his views regarding the rising tourism industry of Sri Lanka at an interview done by the Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka, www.news.lk. Dr. Godahewa also revealed the strategies and measures made by Sri Lanka Tourism for the year 2012. Following is the complete interview.