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ඩුබායි දහම් පාසලට වසර 13 යි.

විදෙස්ගත ශ්‍රී ලාංකික දෙමාපියන්ගේ දුවා දරුවන් හට බුදු දහම සහ සිංහල භාෂාව මෙන්ම අපේකම සහ අපේ උරුමය ආරක්ෂා කර ගැනීමේ අගය කියාදෙන තක්ෂිලාවක් බඳුවූ ඩුබායි දහම් පාසල පසුගියදා සිය 13 වන සංවත්සරය සමරනු ලැබීය.

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OPED: On Youth, Sri Lanka Leads the Way

VIENNA, Apr 16 2014 (IPS) - Sri Lanka will be hosting the World Conference on Youth in Colombo May 6-10 this year. The Conference will be a platform for expanding youth participation and strengthening the voice of youth in matters that concern them the most. This is especially so when the attention of the international community remains riveted on a new post-2015 Agenda for Development and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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UNIDO Director General, and Sri Lankan Minister stress importance of youth employment for post-2015 development agenda

VIENNA, 4 April 2014 – LI Yong, the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and Dullas Alahapperuma, Minister of Youth Affairs and Skills Development of Sri Lanka, said that youth employment was an urgent matter that should be adequately reflected in the post-2015 development agenda process.

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Ambassador Amza tells European Parliament that Sri Lanka is concern about the continuation of selective adoption of country specific action driven by electoral compulsions

Sri Lanka’s Head of Mission to the European Union, Ambassador Amza addressing the meeting of the European Parliament’s Delegation for Relations with the Countries in the South Asia (DSAS) on 19February 2014, said”Sri Lanka is concerned about the continuation of selective adoption of country-specific actions in the HRC, driven by electoral compulsions of some Member States, as these efforts can erode the credibility and impartiality of the Council. Sri Lanka categorically rejected the previous two Resolutions adopted by the Council in March 2012 and 2013, respectively, as they were a result of a politicized and ill-conceived process, that polarized the membership of the Human Rights Council.

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Sri Lanka Independence Day celebrations in Sweden 2014

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Stockholm, Sweden held the 66th Independence Day celebrations at the Embassy premises on Saturday, 08th February.

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President Rajapaksa attends Zayed Future Energy Prize Awards Ceremony-2014

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa who arrived at the Abu Dhabi Capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on a one-day state visit has attended the opening ceremony of the 7th World Future Energy Summit (WFES) and Zayed Future Energy Prize Awards Ceremony-2014 last evening (20 January) at the Abu Dhabi Emirates Palace Hotel as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.

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President Rajapaksa arrives in UAE to attend 7th World Future Energy Summit

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to attend the official opening ceremony of the 7th edition of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec), as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.

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President Rajapaksa visits historic religious sites in the Old City of Jerusalem

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa visited historic religious sites in the Old City of Jerusalem in Israel on Wednesday afternoon (08 January). The historic Old City is home to a number of sites sacred for the Christian, Islamic and Jewish faiths.

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President Rajapaksa holds discussions with President Shimon Peres

A bilateral discussion between President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his Israel counterpart Shimon Peres was held at the President’s Office in Jerusalem this morning on 09 January. Sri Lankan President arrived in Jerusalem yesterday (08) as the final destination on his Middle East tour which began with a 2-day state visit to Jordan last Saturday. President Rajapaksa stayed another 2 days in Palestine before he left for Israel.

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President Rajapaksa holds bilateral discussions with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held bilateral discussions at the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem, Israel on Wednesday 08 January. President Rajapaksa arrived in Jerusalem this morning together with First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa for two days as the final destination on his Middle East official visit.

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