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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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1638  Dutch Admiral Adam Westerwolt and King Rajasinha II concluded a treaty giving the Dutch a monopoly on Sri Lanka's cinnamon plus repayment of expenses for assistance with ejecting Portugese from Ceylon.
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Rule of Law will be strictly implemented against persons cresting conflict in the country - Minister
May 23, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government will implement the rules of law strictly irrespective of any differences against people who are attempting to create conflict in the country in racial or any other form of agitations. ...
Prime Minister asks all party leaders to reach consensus on Local Government elections
May 23, Colombo: Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe emphasizes the need of all party leaders agreement for the amendment of the election law on order to hold Local Government elections as soon as possible....
Sri Lankan President condemns Manchester suicide attack
May 23, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena vehemently condemned the terrorist attack on a Manchester musical concert, that claimed the lives of 22 civilians and injured scores more. ...
Measures taken to alleviate teacher shortage, Education Minister says
May 23, Colombo: Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam says the government has taken measures to provide a sustainable solution to the teacher shortage problem. ...
PATA Annual Summit 2017 welcomes over 400 delegates to Sri Lanka
May 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka hosted the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Summit 2017 which includes the PATA Annual General Meeting and the PATA Youth Symposium from May 18 through 21 at the Jetwing Blue Hotel in Negombo. ...
Sri Lankan Prime Minister calls on youth to play a greater role in reconciliation for country's development
May 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says reconciliation is a necessary factor for the country's development and the youth can play a leading role. ...
Sri Lankan President leaves for Australia on a state visit
May 23, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena left for Australia Tuesday (23) commencing a three-day state visit on the invitation of the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. ...
Earth mound collapses burying three people in Mawanella
May 23, Colombo: An earth embankment at a building construction site in Mawanella has collapsed burying three people, the police said today. ...
President's visit to boost Australia - Sri Lanka Ties
May 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka and Australia enjoy strong bilateral relations, and the current state visit of President Maithripala Sirisena will give them a quantum jump, Sri Lankan High Commissioner in Australia, Somasundaram Skandakumar said. ...
Sri Lanka condemns suspected terror attack in Manchester
May 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka today condemned the suspected terror attack at a concert hall in Manchester that has killed 19 people and injured more than 50 people....
Malaysian mission plans to bring in US$ 300 million investment to Sri Lanka
May 23, Colombo: The Malaysian government and the private sector are exploring avenues to bring in nearly US$ 300 million foreign direct investment (FDI) into Sri Lanka, the Malaysian envoy says. ...
UN urges Sri Lanka to take action against those inciting hatred and violence
May 22, Colombo: The United Nations (UN) has urged the Government of Sri Lanka to take action against those inciting hatred and violence. ...
Sri Lankan President to visit Bangladesh in July
May 22, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is likely to pay an official visit to Bangladesh on July 13-15 at the invitation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, The Daily Star reported. ...
Heavy local and international responsibility lay on shoulders, says Sri Lanka's new Foreign Affairs Minister Ravi Karunanayake.
May 22, Colombo: Minister Ravi Karunanayake, who was sworn in as the new Foreign Affairs Minister at the Presidential Secretariat this morning said a heavy local and international responsibility has been laid on his shoulders. ...
Families of disappeared in Sri Lanka write to UN Chief, British PM on their plight
May 22, Colombo: The families of disappeared and missing in Sri Lanka's North have written to the United Nations Secretary General António Gutteres and British Prime Minister Theresa May about their struggle to find answers as to the whereabouts of their loved ones....
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