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“Star of Palestine” - President Rajapaksa conferred with the highest award of the Palestine

President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is currently on a tour in the Middle East left Jordan and arrived in Palestine for a two day official visit this morning on 06 January.

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Sri Lankan President holds bilateral discussions with the King of Jordan

President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is on an official tour of Middle East, has begun bilateral discussions with the King of Jordan on Sunday afternoon (05 January) at the Royal Hashemite Court in Amman.

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President Rajapaksa begins a state visit to the Middle East

President Mahinda Rajapaksa left the island this morning on 04 January, embarking on an official tour of the Middle East. Sri Lankan President will visit Jordan, Palestine and Israel during his trip.

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Promotional Seminar on Remittances organised for the Sri Lankan Migrant Community in Israel.

A three member official delegation led by Mr. Razik Zarook/ Chairman of the Bank of Ceylon and Mr. Amal Senalankhadikara, Chairman of the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment along with Mr. Herath Mudiyanse, Senior Deputy General Manager of the Bank of Ceylon visited Israel from 22nd to 25th October 2013 to conduct a Promotional Seminar on "Remittances to Sri Lanka" on an invitation extended by Sri Lanka’s Ambassador in Israel Mr. Sarath Wijesinghe. 

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Nelson Mandela Is Remembered At The Buddhist Bana (Preaching) At Sri Lankan Embassy In Israel

At the monthly Buddhist Bana Ceremony which coincides monthly Poya day, Venerable Karawilakotuwa Dhammatilaka stated on the great services rendered by Mr. Mandela for the mankind as the man of the century in the struggle of the maintain and promotion of the human dignity of the downtrodden mankind by fighting against oppression of domination from all sectors.

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Christmas Celebrated In Brussels With Participation Of Sri Lankans Of All Faiths

PRESS RELEASE - Simple and colourful decors were adoring the Chancery of the Sri Lanka Embassy in Brussels and was crowded with Sri Lankans of all faiths, Christians, Buddhists, Hindus and Muslims, and also with the Friends of Sri Lanka in Belgium and Luxembourg, on the evening of 21st December, when the Mission marked the annual Christmas Day celebrations.

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Eight bilateral agreements signed between Kenya and Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan delegation, headed by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, held bilateral talks with its Kenyan counterpart, headed by President Uhuru Kenyatta at the State House in Nairobi on 14 December. Earlier Kenyan President Kenyatta warmly received President Rajapaksa upon arrival at the State House for bilateral talks. The two leaders shook hands warmly in a physical and symbolic gesture of friendship between the two nations. Kenyan President gave Sri Lankan President a warm welcome before reviewing a guard of honour.

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President Rajapaksa receives a grand welcome at Kenyan State House

President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is on a four day state visit to Kenya met his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta Saturday afternoon on 14 December.  Kenya’s President Kenyatta warmly received President Rajapaksa upon arrival at the State House in Nairobi for bilateral talks. Kenyan President gave Sri Lankan President a ceremonial welcome before reviewing a Guard of Honour.

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Floral tribute to Kenya’s founding father- Jemo Kenyatta

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa paid floral tribute to the father of the independent Kenya- former President Jemo Kenyatta on Friday 13 December. Jomo Kenyatta, the father of current Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, is considered the ‘Founding Father of Kenya’ due to his leading role in Kenya's independence movement.

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President Rajapaksa worships Nairobi Buddhist Viharaya

President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the Nairobi Buddhist Viharaya, located in a suburb of Kenya’s Capital City, Nairobi on Friday morning (13 December).

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