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Sri Lanka parliament votes to curb president’s power

Sri Lanka’s parliament voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to restore a two-term limit for presidents and revive independent bodies to manage key institutions such as the police...

Sri Lanka to mark May 19 as 'Remembrance Day', no longer 'Victory Day'

The Sri Lankan government, which has pledged to achieve reconciliation among the communities, has announced that May 19, which was marked as the Victory Day for the last ...

Kerry visits Sri Lanka, pledges support for new government

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday the United States wants to renew ties with Sri Lanka and urged its new government to work with the United Nations to e...

Germany funds construction of Sri Lankan-German Training Institute in Kilinochchi

German Ambassador Dr. Juergen Morhard recently visited the site of the Sri Lankan-German Training Institute (SLGTI), a landmark project initiated by German development co...

Opening of Pinnawala Open Air Zoo on April 17

The country’s first Open Air Zoological Gardens is scheduled to be declared open on April 17. It has come up adjacent to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. This Open Air Z...

Water filtration system from Germany with love to remote school

Kekuluwela Maha Vidyalaya, Dehiattakandiya has just received a new reverse Osmosis Drinking Water Filtration System courtesy a school in Germany.

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Ambassador Karunatilaka Amunugama meets Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel

24 July 2015
Ambassador Karunatilaka Amunugama meets Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel

On 13th July 2015, Ambassador Karunatilaka Amunugama had the opportunity to brief German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel on the political situation in Sri Lanka and the policies of the government of President Maithripala Sirisena, including the outc...

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Sinhala and Tamil New Year Festival organized by the Consulate General of Sri Lanka.

21 April 2015
Sinhala and Tamil New Year Festival organized by the Consulate General of Sri Lanka.

Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Frankfurt organized a Sinhala and Tamil New year festival on 18th April 2015. H.E. Karunatilaka Amunugama, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Germany and Switzerland participated as the Chief Guest.

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