- Published on Thursday, 12 December 2013 00:09
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Pakistan’s Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila, NI (M) will be arriving in Sri Lanka today (December 12, 2013) on a bilateral visit alongwith a three members’ delegation. The visit of Pakistan’s Naval Chief will be from 12 - 15 Dec 2013 which is being undertaken on the invitation extended by Sri Lankan Naval Commander Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage.
- Published on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 11:58
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A new book on Gandhara heritage of Pakistan written by renowned Sri Lankan journalist Chandana Wijekoon was presented by the author to the Pakistan’s High Commissioner Maj. Gen. (R) Qasim Qureshi at the High Commission of Pakistan on December 6, 2013. The Book titled “The Glory That Was Gandhara” is in Sinhala language and presents highly useful information on the rich Buddhist Culture of Gandhara.
- Published on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 11:54
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The "Buddhi Prabodhini" photographic and documentary film exhibition organized by the Government Information Department, to mark World Human Rights Day was inaugurated by Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, Defence and Urban Development Secretary at ‘Diyatha Uyana’, Battaramulla on Tuesday (10).
- Published on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 09:29
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The Central Bank of Sri Lanka will hold its annual Bank Directors’ Symposium today. The symposium will be attended by over 200 Directors and Chief Executive Officers of 24 licensed commercial banks and 9 licensed specialised banks. This is the sixth consecutive symposium to be held with a view to updating and sharing the new developments in the economy including the regulatory environment in order to strengthen banks’ resilience to meet upcoming challenges and to acilitate reshaping their business models by exploring new opportunities and keeping pace with growing economic needs of the country.
- Published on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 08:45
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President Mahinda Rajapaksa now in South Africa to pay his last respects to the former South African President Nelson Mandela Tuesday (10) attended the State Memorial Service for the late President that took place at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.
- Published on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 08:37
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The special Japanese envoy on rehabilitation and reconciliation in Sri Lanka Mr Yasushi Akashi who is on a visit to Sri Lanka has assured that Japan will support Sri Lanka at the next Human Rights council session to be held in Geneva in March next year.
- Published on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 08:34
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Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Mrs. Sumedha Jayasena speaking in the Parliament yesterday said that MPAnura Dissanayake made a touching speech about family bonds, culture and how they are affected by women migration for employment.