President Maithripala Sirisena who is in Japan met with Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at their palace today (Mar. 13). The meeting took place at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. Meanwhile, the official welcoming ceremony for President Sirisena will be held at Japan’s Prime Minister’s Office tomorrow.
by Adeyinka Makinde ( August 12, 2017, London, Sri Lanka Guardian) Donald Trump’s presidential election campaign promised to apply sound traditional conservative values of non-interventionism once he got into office. This included getting the United States out of Afghanistan where the American military have engaged in that nation’s longest war....
The leader of the National Freedom Front, MP Wimal Weerawansa and a group of the party of members met President Maithripala Sirisena at his official residence in Colombo last evening (11). During the meeting, a letter was handed over to the President requesting his attention to 3 issues of national...
Sri Lanka says it will investigate allegations by more than 50 ethnic Tamils that they were abducted and tortured by police or army soldiers long after the end of the island nation's civil war. An Associated Press investigation published Wednesday offered detailed testimony from 20 of the men, along with...
The Cabinet has decided to instruct the Legal Draftsman to draft an act for the establishment of a Compensation Payment Office. This will be an independent institution which will decide on the compensation needs of the affected people under the following circumstances. The incidents linked to North - East conflict, political...
Jan 16, 2018   The Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa arrived in Sri Lanka on Monday at the invitation of Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.The General is set to meet President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Minister of Defence,...
  Sunday, 08 April 2018 - 16:26 Malik resigns as Chairman of UNP 2,266Views Minister Malik Samarawickrama says that he has tendered his resignation from the Chairmanship of the UNP to the Prime Minister.      
(Labour and Trade Union Relations Minister W.D.J.Seneviratne in conversation with the Korean delegation) The South Korean Government extended their assistance to implement the `one million employment programme', which was initiated by the government, Labour and Trade Union Ministry spokesman said. According to the spokesman, a special discussion was held in connection...
Colombo, 25 October,(Asiantribune.com): Ambassador of Norway Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther recently made a visit to newly released Myliddi harbour area and newly resettled settlement in the Thellipalai Divisional Secretariat area in Jaffna District. One of the aims was to open a Multi-Purpose Building, which would ease the accessibility of the community to all...
Mahinda Rajapaksa impeached the CJ who didn’t give the decision he wanted. Maithripala Sirisena accepted the Supreme Court’s ruling with as much good grace as possible. The difference between the two reactions is neither technical nor negligible. by Tisaranee Gunasekara “The travails of the mountains lie behind us. Before us lie the...
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