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Tourist arrivals in January grow by 6.6 percent

Sri Lanka registered a tourism growth of 6.6% with a total visitors of 156,246 in January as per the provincial data with key markets of India at +28....

Maithri calls for true unity

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday emphasized the urgent need for unity in its truer sense, which he said the new Government would sincerely end...

Volkswagen interested in Sri Lanka export manufacturing plant

Germany's Volkswagen has been trying set up a plant to produce vehicles for export for years but had not succeeded due to unspecified reasons, a state...

Foreign Minister Samaraweera visits Brussels

Foreign Minister Samaraweera with Belgian Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Didier Reynders. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr...

Lankans must accept to learn to live as one family: Pope

Pope Francis who arrived in the country on January 13 said that he hoped every word and action of Sri Lankan political and religious leaders will make...

EU seeks to develop Lanka ties

The European Union (EU) says it is looking forward to working with President Maithripala Sirisena to further develop its relations with Sri Lanka.

EU H...

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Ambassador Karunatilaka Amunugama meets German State Secretary Markus Ederer

25 February 2015
Ambassador Karunatilaka Amunugama meets German State Secretary Markus Ederer

Ambassador Amunugama met State Secretary Markus Ederer at the Federal Foreign Office today (23rd Feb.2015) to brief him on steps that have been taken by the current Government to establish good governance, national reconciliation as well as strengthe...


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Sri Lanka co-operative bankers visit Germany

24 December 2014
Sri Lanka co-operative bankers visit Germany

The Sri Lankan Consulate in Frankfurt recently facilitated a visit of Sri Lanka cooperative bankers to the Academy of German Co-operatives (ADG) in Montabour, Germany. The ADG is a training institution set up to train coop banks in Germany and also p...




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