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First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia Ivica Dačić visits Sri Lanka: both sides agree to explore avenues to enhance trade and business ties as well as people-to-people cooperation

 

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First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Ivica Dačić concluded a two day official visit to Sri Lanka today.

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Participating in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London, President Sirisena highlighted Sri Lanka’s blue-green growth strategy for sustainable development

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President Maithripala Sirisena represented Sri Lanka at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting and participated in connected meetings and events in London from 16 to 21 April 2018. The formal Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting consists of the pre-meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, the formal meeting of the Heads of Government and the Leaders Retreat. President Sirisena was accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Tilak Marapana.

Read more: Participating in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London, President Sirisena highlighted Sri Lanka’s blue-green growth strategy for sustainable development

 

Death of Ms. Renuka B. Amarasinghe, a Sri Lankan Origin Canadian Citizen

Ms. Renuka B. Amarasinghe, a Sri Lankan origin Canadian citizen was among the 10 victims who passed away due to the van attack on pedestrians that took place in North Toronto on 23rd April 2018 at 1.30 p.m., Eastern Time, as per media reports.

Though it is yet to be officially confirmed by Canadian authorities, the Sri Lankan community is aware of the death of Ms. Amarasinghe, who is a mother of a 7-year old boy.

At a meeting held last evening, at the Toronto Maha Vihara under the patronage of Ven. Ahangama Rathanasiri Thero, the Chief Incumbent of the Vihara, which was attended by Consul General of Sri Lanka in Toronto and Consulate officials, it was decided that funeral arrangements will be organized, with assistance of the Sri Lankan community once the official formalities are completed.  An update from concerned Canadian authorities is awaited.

The Consulate General is in constant contact with relevant authorities and members of the community and is extending all possible assistance.

 

Consulate General of Sri Lanka

Toronto

 25th April 2018

 

Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana attends the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD), 17 -18 April 2018

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Tilak Marapana, attended the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD), which commenced under the patronage of Federal Foreign Office and Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy of Germany on Tuesday 16 April 2018.

Read more: Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana attends the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD), 17 -18 April 2018

   

A Record 683 Acres of Land Released to Jaffna People

In line with the government’s policy of releasing civilians’ land, hitherto used by Jaffna Security Forces, the Sri Lanka Army without compromising national security interests released a record 683 acres of land in Thelippalei Divisional Secretariat area to 964 legal owners during a ceremony, held this morning (13) in the same location, Thelippalei under the auspices of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake and the District Secretary for Jaffna, Mr Nagalingam Vedanayaham.

Read more: A Record 683 Acres of Land Released to Jaffna People

   

“බුද්ධරශ්මි” (Buddha Rashmi) National Vesak Festival 2018

The Buddha Rashmi National Vesak Festival coordinated by Gangaramaya Temple, and the Prime Minister’s office is organizing for the 12th consecutive year will be held from April 29th, 30th & May 01st, 02nd 2018 at the Hunupitiya, Gangaramaya Temple and the Temple Trees premises. The event will reflect the teachings of Lord Buddha and traditional Buddhist culture

Read more: “බුද්ධරශ්මි” (Buddha Rashmi) National Vesak Festival 2018

   

President Maithripala Sirisena to participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in the United Kingdom from 16-20 April 2018

President Maithripala Sirisena will join the Heads of Government of the 53-member Commonwealth at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) that is to convene in London from 16-20 April 2018. The President will be joined by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Tilak Marapana.

Read more: President Maithripala Sirisena to participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in the United Kingdom from 16-20 April 2018

   

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