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Sri Lanka to launch first satellite next month

Sri Lanka’s first communication satellite will enter orbit on the 22nd of next month. The launch will take place around 9:30 pm and the...

Government assumes responsibility of war heroes and their families – President

President Rajapaksa has emphatically stated that the Government has assumed the national responsibility of looking after the war heroes who dedicated their services for...

President ends successful tour of Kuwait consolidating Asia’s strength

President Rajapaksa has returned home after participating in the Asia Cooperation Dialogue Summit, further consolidating Asia’s strength. The President who visited Kuwait to join in...

President holds bilateral talks with Pakistani and Thai leaders

Leaders of Pakistan and Thailand hold talks with President Rajapaksa with the intention of further strengthening bilateral relations. President Rajapaksa who is in Kuwait participating...

President meets his Iranian counterpart in Kuwait

President Rajapaksa and his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, have met in Kuwait. The two leaders met for discussions on the sidelines of the Asia Cooperation...

President joins in final ACD sessions

President Rajapaksa joins in the final sessions of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue Summit. The President addressed the Summit yesterday. Today he joined in the final...

UN Chief briefed on situation in Sri Lanka

Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe appraises the UN Secretary General about the situation in Sri Lanka. The Minister called on UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon at...

Samurdhi recipients are assured of their funds – Minister Basil Rajapaksa

Minister Basil Rajapaksa has underlined that the Samurdhi funds of about 1.5 million recipients are secure. He said that they were prepared to...

Northern Samurdhi Officers and recipients support Divi Neguma

The Divi Neguma Department Bill which had already been endorsed by the Provincial Councils, gets the full support of Samurdhi Officers and recipients of...

Demonstrations supporting Divi Neguma Bill

Solidarity demonstrations were held at several places today expressing support for the Divi Neguma Department Bill. One of the demonstrations was staged opposite the...