“Women’s participation is an essential factor for purity in politics” – President

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – “Increasing of the women’s participation in the political sector in order to create a clean, honest and sociable political movement will be an important factor in the future”, says President Maithripala Sirisena.

"“Women’s participation is an essential factor for purity in politics” – President"

“Look into woes of fishermen jailed in Sri Lanka” – Madras High Court

(CHENNAI, LANKAPUVATH) – The rehabilitation woes of fishermen, jailed in Sri Lanka, are expected to be addressed soon with the Madras High Court directing the Centre and Tamil Nadu to consider implementing the welfare schemes, The Times of India reported.

"“Look into woes of fishermen jailed in Sri Lanka” – Madras High Court"

Sri Lankan and Indonesian Presidents agree to enhance bilateral ties

(INDONESIA, LANKAPUVATH) – President Maithripala Sirisena, who is on a State visit to Indonesia to attend the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Leaders’ Summit, making a statement after holding bilateral discussion with the Indonesian President Joko Widodo stated that his Government and he himself totally committed to further enhancing the relations in all areas of mutual interest between the two countries.

"Sri Lankan and Indonesian Presidents agree to enhance bilateral ties"

Two more years to implement Sri Lanka co-sponsored UN resolution

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka has been given 2 more years to implement Sri Lanka co-sponsored 30/1 Geneva resolution 2015 without any amendment or new suggestions by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), said the Acting Foreign Minister Dr. Harsha De Silva.

"Two more years to implement Sri Lanka co-sponsored UN resolution"

Sri Lanka calls for immediate investigation into death of Indian fisherman

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Mahinda Amaraweera who has drawn immediate attention to allegations made by Indian fishermen regarding the death of an Indian fisherman, has written to the Defence Ministry Secretary to launch an immediate investigation into the matter to elicit true information.

"Sri Lanka calls for immediate investigation into death of Indian fisherman"