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Updates from Sri Lanka Tourism on the Novel Coronavirus

Updates from Sri Lanka Tourism on the Novel Coronavirus

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To accolades for Sri Lanka tourism

The New Year 2020 kicked off with a fresh start and good vibes for Sri Lanka, for the island destination bagged its first award of the year, as Asia’s best destination for wildlife tourism at Top Asia Corporate ball 2019, which was held in Malaysia

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Gazette Notification of Ministries' subjects and functions

Gazette Notification of Ministries' subjects and functions

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CNN Travel's 20 best places to visit in 2020

Sitting in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern tip of India, travelers may default to thinking of Sri Lanka as a beach getaway. But to truly immerse yourself in the country's history, go inland and tour the country's cultural triangle.

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Foreign Minister calls for concrete action on SAARC intra-regional trade

Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena requested the SAARC Member Countries to take concrete action to improve intra-trade in the region without compromising security concerns.

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SL ranked as top destination for winter travel by USA Today

Sri Lanka has been ranked as the top destination, among 20 countries, for winter travel by USA Today.

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UNODC Director Operations Miwa Kato calls on Foreign Minister Gunawardena

Director, Operations of the United Nations office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Miwa Kato paid a courtesy call on Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena on 28 November 2019 at the Ministry

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First international media interview: We want to work with India very closely, and also with China – President

Tells major Indian website: 99-year lease of Hambantota will be renegotiated

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Will be frank with New Delhi to avoid misunderstandings: Gotabaya Rajapaksa

I am usually very frank, so I hope to tell India honestly if I can’t do something; and if I can, I will do it soon, the Sri Lankan President says.

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State Minister Susil Premajayantha reiterates need to maintain close ties with neighbouring states

State Minister Susil Premajayantha assumed duties as the State Minister of International Cooperation on 28 November 2019

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New State and Deputy Ministers sworn-in

Newly appointed 35 State Ministers and three Deputy Ministers were sworn-in before President GotabayaRajapaksa at the President’s Office today (27).

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New Cabinet of Ministers sworn in

The new Cabinet of Ministers were sworn in before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat.

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Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as new P M

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has been sworn-in as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, before newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

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Six new Governors sworn in

Six new Governors were sworn in before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today (21).

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President Rajapaksa assumes duties

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa assumed duties as the 7th Executive President of Sri Lanka at the Presidential Secretariat today (19).

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New President sworn in

The winner of the 2019 Presidential Election, SLPP candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as the 7th Executive President of Sri Lanka today (November 18) in Anuradhapura. He took oaths before Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya.

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Political Stability and Peace are one of the main ingredients to attract investors, improve tourism development and prosperity of a Nation.

Compassionate justice for peace, prosperity and development

Justice is a concept of moral righteousness based on ethics, nationality, law, natural law, religion , equality along with the punishment of the breach of the commitment.

Regime Change

In the world family the Governments change either democratically or violently. In the past violent changes of governments have taken place more often.

Towards Wonder of Asia with Regional and World Peace

Sri Lanka is a senior member of the world family maintaining high standards of Human Rights on international standards which is not an alien system to us. Our culture is based on amity, goodwill and loving kindness.

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