The Sri Lanka Pakistan Friendship Association (SLFPA) in collaboration with Pakistan High Commission held a felicitation dinner, last evening, to honour SLFPA’s Immediate Past President General Srilal Weerasuriya in recognition of the conferment of high civil award on him by the Government of Pakistan.
Commonwealth Health Ministers held their annual Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, on the eve of the 67th World Health Assembly on May 18. The theme of the meeting was ‘Commonwealth Post-2015 Health Agenda: Strengthening Health Policies and Systems’.
Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa addressing the nation at the fifth anniversary Victory Day celebrations said, that the great victory achieved by the security forces through great sacrifice of lives must be preserved and remembered by all.
Sri Lankan nation, today (18 May) celebrated the fifth anniversary of the triumph over one of the most ruthless terrorist outfits in the world, the LTTE, at a ceremony held in grandeur in Matara under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Sri Lanka’s Ayurveda healthcare is garnering the attention of high end tourist market. “Lately, the Japanese travel sector has shown stronger interest in Sri Lanka’s Ayurveda tourism. Last week a Japanese Member of Parliament touring Sri Lanka also has expressed of Japan’s interest in Sri Lanka’s Ayurvedic care for Japanese medical tourists” revealed Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce) on 16 May.
The main suspect in the recent abduction of two Police Constables and subsequent murder of a one while on duty in Kurunegala has been arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) at Teldeniya today, police spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said.
Vesak was celebrated at the Sri Lankan Embassy in Beijing, with series of religious activities at the Embassy premises with the active participation of the members of the Embassy, their family members and the Sri Lankan community in Beijing.
Army Media Spokesperson Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasuriya speaking at a press conference held in Colombo today (16) said that he arrest of K. Thayapararaja, 33, a computer engineer and a close associate of Gopi who was killed during an operation carried out by the security forces recently, together with his wife Uthayakala also a LTTE member, by Tamil Nadu Police in Dhanushkodi, India has disapproved claims of him being tortured and killed by the Sri Lankan Security Forces in 2009.