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Carnival of Cultures Berlin 2014

A Prestigious Award For Sri Lanka Association Berlin For The Second Time At The Largest Cultural Parade In Europe, Carnival Of Cultures Berlin.

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Sri Lanka opens Consulate in Zurich

A Sri Lankan Consulate office in Zurich, Switzerland was opened by Deputy Minister of External Affairs, Neomal Perera recently.

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ආගමික සහජීවනය සඳහා ජීනීවා වලින් ආදර්ශයක්

ජාතික රෙපරමාදු ආයතනය ස්විට්සර් ලන්තයේ ඇති ප්‍රධාන කිතුනු ආගමික සංවිධානයකි. එහි පාදිලි තුමන් වන ජෝන් ක්ලොඩ් බසෙට් මහතා එම ජාතික ආයතනයේ ප්‍රධාන දේවගැති තුමෙකි. චිකාගෝ ආගමික පාර්ළිමෙන්තුවේ ශතවර්ෂය සිහිපත් කරමින් 1992 වසරේදී 'ජිනීවා අන්තර් ආගමික පදනම ආරම්භ කිරීමේ දී  ජිනීවාහි ක්‍රියාත්මක වන ලෝකයේ ප්‍රධාන ආගමික ආයතන සම්බන්ධ කරගනිමින් මූලික කටයුතු සිදුකළ කාගේත් ගෞරවයට පත් දේවගැති තුමා ඔහුය.

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15th Death Anniversary of Asoka Weeraratna (Ven. Mitirigala Dhammanisanthi Thero)

Ven. Nyanaponika Thera is seen handing over a Buddha Statue and an Ola Leaf Book containing Buddhist scriptures to Mr. Asoka Weeraratna ( Hony. Secretary, German Dharmaduta Society) at the Ratmalana Airport on 20th February 1953 prior to Mr. Weeraratna's departure to Germany on a Dharmaduta Mission. In the centre of the picture is Ven. Akuretiye Amarawansa Thero.

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50th anniversary of Group of 77 marked in Vienna

VIENNA, 27 June 2014 - The Group of 77 Vienna Chapter and China this week commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the Group with celebrations at the Vienna International Centre. 

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The G 77 Summit in Santa Cruz – a Game Changer?

VIENNA, Jun 12 2014 (IPS) - As the Group of 77, celebrates its 50th anniversary this month, the largest single coalition of developing nations remains ever more relevant today than it was when it was founded in 1964.

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Vesak Celebration at the Berlin Buddhist Vihara in Germany

On 11th May 2014, a Vesak celebration and alms giving took place at the Buddhist Temple ( Das Buddhistsiche Haus) in Berlin - Frohnau organized on behalf of the German Dharmaduta Society, Colombo, by Mr. Tissa Weeraratna, Vice-President of the Society, with the co-operation of the Sri Lanka Embassy in Berlin.

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Sri Lanka President holds discussions with UN Secretary-General and Iranian President

President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is in Shanghai, China on an official visit to attend the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) met with the Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon this evening (May 21). The President enlightened him about the post-war development activities and the progress achieved in other sectors after the Secretary General's visit to Sri Lanka in May 2009.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping hosts welcome banquet for CICA dignitaries

Chinese President Xi Jinping hosted the welcome banquet with his wife Peng Liyuan on Tuesday evening (May 20) for the leaders of Asian nations or representatives of international organizations and their guests attending the 4th summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA). The banquet took place at the Shanghai International Conference Center.

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Sri Lanka and Pakistan leaders hold talks in China

President Mahinda Rajapaksa held bilateral discussions with his Pakistani counterpart Mamnoon Hussain this afternoon (May 20) in Shanghai, China, on the sidelines of the 4th Summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA).

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