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President Sirisena concludes State Visit to Maldives for the 50th Anniversary of Independence

July 28, 2015

President Maithripala Sirisena returned to Sri Lanka on Monday (27th July) afternoon concluding his State Visit to Maldives for the 50th Anniversary of Independence.

Sri Lanka welcomes the successful conclusion of negotiations of the Iran nuclear issue

July 21, 2015

Sri Lanka welcomes the successful conclusion of negotiations between Iran and the US, UK, France, Germany, China, Russia and the European Union in Vienna on 14 July 2015.

Sri Lanka welcomes the successful conclusion of negotiations of the Iran nuclear issue

July 21, 2015

Sri Lanka welcomes the successful conclusion of negotiations between Iran and the US, UK, France, Germany, China, Russia and the European Union in Vienna on 14 July 2015.

Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera Concludes Successful Visit to Japan

June 22, 2015

Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera undertook a visit to Japan from 17 to 20 June 2015 on the invitation of his Japanese counterpart, Minister for Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida.  The visit, which was the first official visit undertaken by an emissary of the new Government to Japan, focussed on further consolidating the close and friendly relations between the two countries for mutual benefit.

Statement made by Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs on 12th June 2015 in Response to the Question by Opposition Leader Hon. Nimal Siripala De Silva under the Standing Order 23/2 of Parliament

June 15, 2015

Honourable Speaker,

I rise to respond to questions raised by the Honourable Leader of Opposition relating to the discussions that took place between the GTF and the TNA in London, and my presence there.

About Sri Lanka

About Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is an island set in the Indian Ocean in South Asia once known as Serendib, Taprobane, the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, and Ceylon. The famous explorer Marco Polo of the 12th Century wrote that Sri Lanka is the finest island in the whole world. With a recorded history of more than 2500 years Sri Lanka has a rich herita

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