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President leaves for Malta to attend CHOGM 2015

PresidentSri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena left for Malta today (26) to attend the 24th Session of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting scheduled for November 27 to 29, 2015.

Prime Minister shocked by attacks in France

Ranil Wickramasinghe Dec4Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, in a note to French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, said that he was deeply shocked and saddened by the unprecedented and dastardly terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November 2015 which resulted in the loss of a large number of innocent lives and injury and trauma to many more.

At U.N. Assembly, Sri Lankan Leader Aims to Lift Country’s Stature

unflagUNITED NATIONS — Nine months after he was elected to bridge bitter ethnic divisions at home, Sri Lanka’s president, Maithripala Sirisena, spent the better part of this week in New York trying to reassert his country’s place in the world.

Full text of the Presidents address at the General Assembly of the United Nations

PressReleasePresidentLogoMr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, Excellencies, Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen,

German Foreign Minister concludes visit to Sri Lanka

GermanFM2German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier who visited Sri Lanka at the invitation of Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera concluded his one day visit to Sri Lanka today, Tuesday 22 September 2015.