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Chinese President to visit Sri Lanka

The President of the People’s Republic of China, His Excellency Xi Jinping will be undertaking a State visit to Sri Lanka from 16th to 17th September 2014, at the invitation of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. It would be r ...

Consequences of external intervention not for Sri Lanka-bilateral discussion between FMs of Sri Lanka and Cuba

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The consequences of external intervention in the domestic affairs of countries, and the havoc it has caused resulting in the loss of precious human lives and the governability of nations being placed at risk, are today evident in many parts of the world, and the people of Sri Lanka certainly have no wish to exchange the peace and stability they now enjoy for this state of affairs, Professor G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, remarked in the course of the bilateral discussion he held at the Ministry of External Affairs yesterday (8th September 2014) with Mr. Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba.

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Joint Statement between Sri Lanka and Japan

 ~ A New Partnership between Maritime Countries ~ The Prime Minister of Japan, His Excellency Shinzo Abe paid an Official Visit to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka from 7 to 8 September 2014, on the invitat ...

Japanese Prime Minister Abe to visit Sri Lanka

The Prime Minister of Japan, His Excellency Shinzo Abe has planned to undertake an official visit to Sri Lanka from 7th to 8th September 2014, at the invitation of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. It may be recalled that President Rajapaksa paid an official visit to Japan in March 2013 to mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Japan.

It is 24 years since the last visit of a Japanese Prime Minister to Sri Lanka. The Government of Sri Lanka is confident that this visit will enable both countries to further consolidate and expand the existing robust relations, particularly in trade and economic cooperation.  

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Prof. Peiris meets SL Envoys to European countries in Italy

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Minister G.L. Peiris with Sri Lanka’s Ambassadors in France, Germany and Italy, the Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, and  the  Consul in Frankfurt.

At the Sri Lankan Embassy in Rome, External Affairs Minister Professor G.L. Peiris met with several of the country’s Ambassadors in the region for a comprehensive review of their work.

The envoys attending the discussion were Professor Karunaratne Hangawatte, Ambassador in France, Mr. Karunatilake Amunugama, Ambassador in Germany, Mr. Ravinatha P. Aryasinha, Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva and Mr. Nawalage Bennet Cooray, Ambassador in Italy. Mr. Pradip Jayewardene, Sri Lanka’s Consul in Frankfurt, also participated in the meeting. 

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