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Vesak Day celebrations at Lankan embassy in Chennai

The Deputy High Commission of Sri Lanka for Southern India in Chennai celebrated Vesak Day at its Chancery premises, participated by the devotees from Sri Lanka and India on April 29.

Vesak Day celebrations at Lankan embassy in Chennai
Vesak Day celebrations at Lankan embassy in Chennai
Vesak Day celebrations at Lankan embassy in Chennai
Vesak Day celebrations at Lankan embassy in Chennai
Vesak Day celebrations at Lankan embassy in Chennai
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Burma: Renewed fighting in Kachin state as community appeals to UN

The Kachin community worldwide has appealed to the United Nations Security Council to refer the government of Burma to the International Criminal Court, amid reports that new Burma Army offensives have resulted in the displacement of thousands of civilians in Kachin and Karen states since early April.

Fighting flares up in the Kachin State
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Cabinet reshuffle to take effect this morning

The cabinet reshuffle of the so called Unity Government of Sri Lanka is to take place at 10 AM this morning at the Presidential Secretariat, Colombo. Strange things are on the card.

Cabinet Reshuffle - File Photo
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Sri Lanka Unity Government's Cabinet Reshuffle tomorrow

The reshuffle of the new cabinet of Sri Lanka's unity government will be held on May 1st - tomorrow, according to President Maithripala Srisena.

Sri Lanka Unity Government's Cabinet  Reshuffle tomorrow
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Lord Buddha’s Sacred Relics from Pakistan arrived in Sri Lanka

In order to present the richest Buddhist historical legacy to the Sri Lankan people, Pakistan has sent the most sacred relics of the Lord Buddha to Sri Lanka on April 28, 2018 for exposition in connection with the Annual Buddha Rashmi National Vesak Festival.

High Commissioner of Pakistan Dr  Shahid Hashmat handing over the Sacred Relics to Minister for Buddha Sasana Gamini Jayawickrama Perera
Minister for Buddha Sasana  Gamini Jayawickrama Perera along with Monks and devotees paying respect to Sacred Relics
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Extraordinary meeting of Executive Committee of the SL-Pak Friendship, Trade & Investment Association

An Extraordinary Meeting of the Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Pakistan Friendship, Trade and Investment Association (SLPFTIA) was held on April 26, 2018 at the High Commission of Pakistan, Colombo. The Meeting was attended by the outgoing Executive Committee of SLPFTIA and the past Presidents/Secretary Generals of the Association.

Extraordinary meeting of Executive Committee of the SL-Pak Friendship, Trade & Investment Association
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National Chamber hosts Pak Envoy at “Meet the High Commissioner” programme

The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat met the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka on April 25, 2018 and spoke about “Bilateral Trade between Sri Lanka and Pakistan”.

National Chamber hosts Pak Envoy at “Meet the High Commissioner” programme
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UNP Working Committee Conforms Party Appointments

esterday, the Working Committee of the United National Party has approved the names proposed by the Politburo for new posts within the party.

Joseph Michael Perera with Ravi Karunanayake
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The 68th Central Bank Report Released

The Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy handed over the First copy of Annual Report - 2017 of the sixty eighth Annual Report of the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) to Minister of Finance and mass media Mr. Mangala Samaraweera on Thursday (26).today at the treasury.

The 68th  Central Bank Report Released
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UNP decides on new appointments to top positions in the party

The Politburo of the United National Party (UNP) yesterday has decided on the new appointments to the top positions in the party.

UNP decides on new appointments to top positions in the party
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