Sri Lanka criticized the inclusion of country's human rights and accountability issues in a report on sexual violence in conflict submitted to the UN Security Council (UNSC) by the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday.
The international conference ‘Restoring Communities through Homeowner-Driven Reconstruction: from post-Emergency to Development’organised by UN-Habitat, was held in Colombo from 24th – 25th March 2014.
At the invitation of the Australian Government, the Secretary of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, undertook his first official visit to Australia and Co-Chaired the 2nd Session of the Australia-Sri Lanka Joint Working Group (JWG) on People Smuggling and Transnational Crime together with Mr. Martin Bowles, Secretary, Immigration and Border Protection in Canberra on 22nd April 2014.
Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the flagship national ICT solutions provider and premier broadband services and backbone infrastructure operator is proud to announce that the company has received flagship status from the Board of Investment (BOI) after committing a total investment of USD 415.44 million to undertake telecommunication, information technology, broadband and infrastructure expansion in the country within the next two years. On Wednesday, 23rd April 2014, the company entered into this landmark multi-million USD telecom investment agreement with the BOI; Dr. Lakshman Jayaweera, the Chairman – BOI of Sri Lanka and Mr. Nimal Welgama, the Chairman - SLT Group signing on behalf of the two organizations in the presence of Mr. Lalith De Silva, the Group CEO of SLT.
"Panamura Kunchanadaya” opera will be held at the Nelum Pokuna Theatrw on May 30 and 31 & June 01. The event is an outcome of three years comprehensive research on music and the story of ‘Panamure Tusker’.
The Speaker of the Provincial Assembly of Balochistan, Pakistan, Mir Jan Muhammad Khan Jamali, along with a group of provincial assembly members, called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees this morning.