The Ministry of External Affairs, in conjunction with the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) is organizing a 2 day Workshop from 30th June to 1st July 2014 for Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) member States to discuss the modalities of establishing a Centre of Excellence on Ocean Sciences & Environment.
The Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif visited the IDPs camps in Bannu, Khyber Pakhtukhwa. Governor KPK Sardar Aftab Ahmed Khan, CM KPK Pervez Khattak, and Minister for Information Pervez Rashid also accompanied the PM.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa, concluding a successful state visit to Maldives, left for a state visit in Seychelles from Malé this morning. First Lady Shiranthi Wickremasinghe Rajapaksa is accompanying the President.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday signed up to a trade and economic pact with the European Union, saying it may be the “most important day” for his country since it became independent from the Soviet Union.
A blast occurred in a pipeline maintained by GAIL India carrying gas to Lanco power station killing atleast 14 villagers including three women and three children has caused disruption among villagers to stage a protest at the Gas Collection Station (GCS) near Nagarm village.
Digital technology leader, Samsung Electronics recently launched the Samsung Curved UHD TV which provides the ultimate immersive viewing experience. Samsung’s Curved TV range provides a wider field of view and offers resolution that is four times greater than FHD TVs.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa agreed to assist secondary and higher education sectors in the Maldives in every possible way. President pledged this in response to a request made by Vice President of Maldives Dr. Mohamed Jameel Ahmed when he called on President Rajapaksa at the Kurumba Island Resort yesterday (June 26).
Defence and National Security Minister of Maldives Col (Ret.) Mohamed Nazim requested Sri Lanka’s help to acquire knowledge, training and other facilities to develop the defence services in the Maldives. This request was made when Col. Nazim called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Kurumba Island Resort yesterday (June 26). The Defence Minister briefed President Rajapaksa on a number of defence priorities that Maldives hopes to achieve.