No treacherous element in the country or foreign force can change the government as long as the working masses are with the government. The Opposition is working overnight to mislead the working masses in the North and South to implement the agenda of the imperialist forces and the working masses will not dance to their tunes. He strongly emphasized that neither he nor his government will bow down to any form of foreign pressure.
Sri Lanka and Bahrain have agreed to further broaden and deepen their bilateral engagement in diverse fields of mutual interest. This outcome was reached at the official talks that President Mahinda Rajapaksa held with King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, during his State visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain on 28-30 April 2014, the first State visit to Bahrain by a Head of State of Sri Lanka. Both leaders agreed on the importance of enhancing high-level political exchanges, trade and economic relations and people-to-people linkages.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in his message to mark the International Worker's Day said “We need to be constantly cautious of conspiracies to disrupt the work force of the country. However, I have the fullest confidence that our working people will safeguard the workers’ rights and unitedly defeat such conspiracies that come with ulterior motives”.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa returned to Sri Lanka this evening after a successful two-day state visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain, the first by a Sri Lankan head of state to that country. President left the country last Monday (28).
His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa received at Al-Sakhir Palace today the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, and discussed with him ways of bolstering bilateral cooperation ties in all fields.
I am humbled and honored to receive the prestigious Sheikh Isa Medal, the highest honor of the Kingdom of Bahrain. This is particularly because, this award celebrates the life-long dedication of late Emir, Sheikh Isa Bin Salman Al Khalifa to humanitarianism, and the distinct impact he left on the Bahrain and world, said President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Manama, His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received at Al-Sakhir Palace today, in the presence of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, currently on a visit to the kingdom.
Sri Lanka and Bahrain today signed three Memorandums of Understanding on sports, culture and arts, and another between the University of Colombo and the University of Bahrain. The agreements aim to further collaboration and strengthen the relations between the two countries.