President to leave for India tomorrow

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is scheduled to set off on his first overseas visit tomorrow (28) after taking office as the Head of the State. He will be leaving for India for a two-day visit in keeping with the invitation extended by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. President Rajapaksa is set to meet Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and PM Modi for bilateral discussions. Presidential Secretary P.B. Jayasundara Secretary to Foreign Ministry Ravinatha Aryasinha, Secretary to the Treasury S.R. Attygalle and

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Now is the time for Sri Lanka to stand on it’s own two feet – Lord Naseby

By Lord Naseby Is this really a country that has to be monitored by the West almost every day? The President of the APPG for Sri Lanka thinks not. About 6 months ago I was conscious that the UN Motions on Sri Lanka would be reviewed in March 2019 by the UNHCR in Geneva.I decided I should try to initiate a debate as near to Independence Day on February 4th as I could. After all it is nearly four years since

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Ex-forces chiefs condemn govt.’s Geneva strategy

Listen to the Press Conference of: General Daya Rathnayake Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe Air-Chief Marshel Roshan Gunathilake Three retired service commanders, Air Chief Marshal Roshan Goonetileke), Admiral Tisara Samarasinghe and General Daya Ratnayake, yesterday, alleged the war winning military was being penalised in terms of the Geneva Resolution co-sponsored by the government, in Oct 2015. They requested President Maithripala Sirisena, who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, to intervene to ensure those who risked their lives

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