Prestigious Banker Magazine presented Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake the 'Best Finance Minister of the Year 2017 - Asia Pacific Region Award' at the Financial Times Headquarters in London on 24 March 2017.
President of the German Bundestag, Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert accompanied by a Parliamentary delegation is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka in April 2017 on an invitation by Karu Jayasuriya, Speaker of the Sri Lanka Parliament.
The Government of Sri Lanka extends its appreciation to all the countries that extended support to Sri Lanka in the UN Human Rights Council yesterday, 23 March 2017, for the adoption of Resolution A/HRC/34/1 titled ‘Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka’, by consensus.
Statement by Dr. Harsha de Silva, MP, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka on the Adoption of the Resolution A/HRC/34/1 ‘Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka’ on 23 March 2017.
I wish to thank all the members of this Council and the Observer States for the support that they have extended for the adoption of Resolution A/HRC/34/L.1 titled ‘Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka’, by consensus.
The personal rapport established by President Maithripala Sirisena and Russian President Vladimir Putin resulted in the invitation to the Sri Lankan leader to pay an official visit to Russia, Ambassador Saman Weerasinghe said in Moscow.
The ‘Logistics Conference 2017’ organized by Student Officers of the 3rd Long Logistics Management Course of Naval and Maritime Academy, will be held on 24th March at the Academy premises in Trincomalee.