(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Eleven newly appointed Ambassadors and six High Commissioners to Sri Lanka presented their credentials to President Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday (02) at the Presidential Palace in Kandy."11 Ambassadors and 6 High Commissioners presented credentials to the President"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Postal voting for the 2023 Local Government election will be held on 22, 23 and 24 February, the Elections Commission says."Dates for postal voting of 2023 LG election announced"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Former Archbishop of Colombo, Most Reverend Dr. Oswald Gomis was called to eternal rest early this morning (Feb 03)."Most Rev. Dr. Oswald Gomis called to eternal rest"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – President Ranil Wickremesinghe emphasized that although lives lost during the war cannot be regained, the income lost during the economic war could be regained."Lives lost in war cannot be restored but income lost in economic war can be restored – President"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – A comprehensive discussion was held yesterday (01) with a delegation of the European Union (Sri Lanka and Maldives region) with the aim of identifying areas to upgrade the social security system in Sri Lanka."18 million euros from the European Union for the program to improve the social security system in Sri Lanka"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Sri Lanka’s National Report under the 4th Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) comes up for consideration by the UN Working Group on UPR on Wednesday 1st February 2023 during its 42nd Session to be held in Geneva."Sri Lanka to be reviewed under the 4th Cycle of the UPR"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – U.S. Under-Secretary for Political Affairs, Victoria Nuland, who is currently on an official visit to Sri Lanka, expressed her Government’s support for the on-going recovery efforts in the country."U.S. Government expresses support for Sri Lanka’s on-going recovery efforts"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Former President Maithripala Sirisena has announced his intention to contest the next Presidential election."Maithripala to contest next Presidential election"
(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – President Ranil Wickremesinghe instructed the Minister of Buddhasasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs Mr Vidura Wickramanayake to prepare and submit a Cabinet memorandum for the upcoming activities of the Sinhala Cultural Institute."The President presides over discussions on future activities of the Sinhala Cultural Institute"