Sri Lanka

President clarifies decision to summon Austrian embassy staff

Stressing the importance of properly fulfilling duties and responsibilities, President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday gave a clarification on his decision to summon the staff of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Austria, back to the country last week.


New Mahanayake Thera

Most Ven. Dr. Kolonnawe Sri Sumangala Thera who has been appointed the new Mahanayake Thera of the Sri Lanka Amarapura Nikaya’s Siri Sumana Chapter receives the Scroll bearing the Act of Appointment from President Maithripala Sirisena at a ceremony at the BMICH Colombo on September 16.


Showcasing local artisans - ‘Shilpa Abhimani 2018’

The biggest event of Handicrafts in Sri Lanka, “Shilpa Abhimani 2018,” Presidential Handicrafts Competition and Exhibition, and International Crafts Festival was inaugurated at the Sapphire Banquet Hall, BMICH, on September 12, 2018 under the patronage of Industry and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen, Deputy Minister, Buddhika Pathirana and the High Commissioner of India, Taranjith Singh Sandhu. Today, (16) is the final day of the exhibition. It is an excellent opportunity for those who love attractive handicrafts to view and purchase beautifully decorated artisan creations made by the magical hands of our own craftsmen.


‘Bossing It’ : Rohitha Perera

‘Bossing It’ is a spotlight on interesting people with interesting stories doing inspirational things, whether professionally or personally. From entrepreneurs to celebrities to public figures, ‘Bossing It’ aims to highlight the stories of inspirational Sri Lankans across all walks of life to show that anyone can do what they set their minds to as long as they do it “like a boss!”

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