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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
On this day in ...
2010  President Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworned in to serve his second term of office.
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US calls on new Sri Lanka leader to ensure accountability, respect for human rights
Nov 19, Colombo: The United States called on Sri Lanka's new president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, to uphold commitments to ensure accountability, respect for human rights, and non-recurrence of violence. ...
Port Worker killed in accident at Colombo harbor
Nov 19, Colombo: A port worker was killed following an accident at the Colombo Harbor Eastern Terminal Monday, the police said. ...
Sri Lanka President accepts invitation to visit India
Nov 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka's newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has accepted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to visit India as the two countries look forward to further strengthen the bilateral relations under the new administration....
Only State emblem will be displayed at government instructions, no President's image
Nov 19, Colombo: With Gotabhaya Rajapaksa assuming duties as the seventh executive President, on the new president's instructions it has been decided to display the State emblem at the government institutions instead of the customary President's image. ...
New President to assume office today
Nov 19, Colombo: The newly appointed President of Sri Lanka Gotabhaya Rajapaksa will assume duties today (19) at the Presidential Secretariat. ...
Dialog and Health Informatics Society of Sri Lanka to establish 'Digital Health Innovation Laboratory'
Nov 19, Colombo: Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka's premier connectivity provider partnered with Health Informatics Society of Sri Lanka (HISSL), to establish a 'Digital Health Innovation Laboratory', the first of its kind in the country, to incubate innovative digital solutions for the healthcare sector....
Ruling party parliamentarians agree to dissolve Sri Lanka parliament
Nov 18, Colombo: The ruling United National Party (UNP)'s parliamentary group at its meeting today with the party leader, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, has agreed on a proposal to dissolve Parliament, party sources said....
PM hopes for independent commissions to continue in the future
Nov 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minster Ranil Wickremesinghe today (Nov 18) said his government hopes that the system of establishing independent commissions, will be safeguarded in the future. ...
EU looks forward to work with Sri Lanka President to bring whole country together
Nov 18, Colombo: The European Union noting that Sri Lanka's election process was peaceful and confirmed the stability of the democratic institutions said it looks forward to work with the new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to continue improving the human rights, reconciliation and good governance....
ACMC leader expects the new President to uphold unity and reconciliation among all communities
Nov 18, Colombo: The leader of All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) and Minister Rishad Bathiudeen congratulating the new President of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa expressed hope that the new leader will uphold the unity and reconciliation among all communities in the country. ...
U.S. ready to continue its work with the new President of Sri Lanka
Nov 18, Colombo: The United States congratulating the People of Sri Lanka on their democratic presidential election expressed its readiness to working with the new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa....
EU EOM says Sri Lanka election is peaceful and technically well-managed, but affected by media bias
Nov 18, Colombo: The European Union election observation mission (EU EOM) has concluded that Sri Lanka's presidential election was largely free of violence and technically well-managed....
Iran congratulates Sri Lanka on successful presidential elections
Nov 18, Teheran: Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi has congratulated the Sri Lankan nation and president-elect on holding presidential elections successfully. ...
Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as the 7th Executive President of Sri Lanka
Nov 18, Colombo: The winner of the 2019 Presidential Election, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa was sworn in as the seventh Executive President of Sri Lanka this morning (November 18) during a ceremony held at the foot of the Ruwanweli Seya in Anuradhapura amid Maha Sangha and a large crowd....
Kenyan woman arrested with cocaine pills at Sri Lanka airport
Nov 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka Customs officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake have arrested a Kenyan woman, who arrived from Doha, Qatar carrying cocaine pills....
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