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EU seeks to develop Lanka ties

Newsimage3The European Union (EU) says it is looking forward to working with President Maithripala Sirisena to further develop its relations with Sri Lanka.

EU High Representative and Vice-President Federica Mogherini said the EU will continue to support Sri Lanka in its development as a prosperous and inclusive democracy for the benefit of all its citizens.


Political Leadership and Public Service should set an example to country – President

Newsimage2The good governance that is the hope and great expectation of everyone could be realized by the political leadership and the public service working in an exemplary manner, in carrying out all their responsibilities, said President Maithripala Sirisena when he began his duties at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday (12).

Maithripala Sirisena sworn in as New President and Ranil Wickremesighe as Prime Minister

Newsimage1Maithripala Sirisena was sworn in as the 6th Executive President before Justice K. Sri Pawan at a ceremony held at the Independence Square in Colombo amidst the blessings of religious leaders.

It was a historic moment as the Leader of the opposition Ranil Wickremasinghe too was sworn in as Sri Lanka's Prime Minister before President Maithripala Sirisena. In his speech the new President said that during the period of this election the state media ignoring media ethics violated all election guidelines. He said that no other President would have encountered such character assassinations and mudslinging campaigns from state media as he did. He pointed out that a political culture should be set out to encompass the deep-rooted, well-established political traits that are characteristic of a society. The President emphasized that he would take all measures possible to fulfil the pledges given in the manifesto thus bringing prosperity among the nation.

Find the full article under http://www.news.lk/news/politics/item/5623-maithripala-sirisena-sworn-in-as-new-president-and-ranil-as-prime-minister

Ambassador Karunatilaka Amunugama Presents Credentials to the Federal President Joachim Gauck

CredentialToday (02nd/09) Ambassador Karunatilaka Amunugama presentedhis Letter of Credence to the Federal President Joachim Gauck at his official residence (Palace), the Schloss Bellevue in Berlin, as Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Federal Republic of Germany.

Round Trip Sri Lanka – Wave Riders and Cloud Girls

Water Sports resizedSurfer Paradise, Royal Cities and Beauties on the Rock: Tourists re-explore the northern and eastern coast of Sri Lanka. What beach travelers are missing in the crowded southwest.