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Deputy Foreign Minister Perera highlights Sri Lanka's achievements in ICT

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Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith P Perera participated at the Global Conference on Cyberspace, from 16-17 April 2015  in the Netherlands. Speaking at the conference, the Deputy Minister underscored that Information and Communication Technology was the tool and enabler that would push the boundaries of socio-economic development  in Sri Lanka and that e-Government led reforms would be a catalyst in bringing greater transparency, efficiency and accountability.  He also briefed on various initiatives underway in the ICT sector that had brought Sri Lanka to the lead position in South Asia on the UN e-Government Readiness rank.

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs visits the Dutch Parliament

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ajith P Perera who is currently in The Netherlands leading the Sri Lanka delegation to the Global Conference on Cyberspace – 2015 (GCCS 2015) visited the Dutch Parliament on the sidelines of the conference on 15 April.

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Deputy Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka Visits the OPCW

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The Deputy Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka, Mr Ajith P. Perera, visited the OPCW on 15 April 2015 and met with the Director-General, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü. 

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WISHES FOR A HAPPY NEW YEAR!

 

 

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Acting High Commissioner and the staff of

the Sri Lanka High Commission in Ottawa

 

Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay concludes visit to Sri Lanka

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Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay who visited Sri Lanka at the invitation of President Maithripala Sirisena concluded his three-day official visit on Sunday 12 April 2015. He was received on arrival by Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera along with several dignitaries. Madam Tashi Doma accompanied the Bhutanese Prime Minister. 

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Prime Minister of Bhutan Tshering Tobgay to undertake an Official Visit to Sri Lanka

The Prime Minister of Bhutan Tshering Tobgay will undertake an Official visit to Sri Lanka from 09 to 12 April 2015 on an invitation extended by President Maithripala Sirisena. 

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Passing away of the Chief Prelate of the Asgiriya Chapter

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The Most Venerable Aggamahapanditha Udugama Sri Buddharakkitha Rathanapala  Mahanayake Thero of the Asgiriya Chapter of Sri Lanka passed away this morning, Wednesday 8th April  at the Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospital in Singapore.

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Sri Lankans evacuated from Yemen

The Government of Sri Lanka has at present evacuated 54 Sri Lankans from Yemen. 

43 Sri Lankans were evacuated to Djibouti by a Chinese vessel on 6 April 2015, while India and Indonesia each evacuated 3 Sri Lankans. Previously, 5 Sri Lankans who had crossed over to Oman, from Mukalla were received in Salalah by officials of the Sri Lanka Embassy in Oman, who facilitated their return to Sri Lanka. 

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President Maithripala Sirisena Concludes Successful State Visit To Pakistan

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At the invitation of President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan, President Maithripala Sirisena paid a State visit to Pakistan from 5th to 7th April 2015. This is the first visit by President Sirisena to Pakistan since his election in January, 2015.

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