Archive for June 26th, 2009

MISFIRED ‘GREAT GAME’ OF THE NORWEGIAN FOREIGN OFFICE (UD)

Friday, June 26th, 2009

Mahinda Weerasinghe UD – Norwegian Foreign Office Part with in ( ) was edited out from the Norwegian weekly. http://www.lankaweb.com/news/items09/FRONT251.pdf From hindsight, 1999 year was an ill-fated one for Lanka. That’s when; the Norwegian Dy. Foreign Minister Vidar Helgersen surfaced in Colombo, and offered Norway’s unstinted support to the natives, so they can resolve their […]

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PAKISTAN – SRI LANKA, COLLABORATION IN CRICKET

Friday, June 26th, 2009

Wimalanga.S Katugastota After the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team, international cricket encounters scheduled to be held in Pakistan have been cancelled. With terrorist attacks taking place frequently it is unlikely that foriegn teams will play in that country in the foreseable future. This is a tremendous set back for the country’s cricket […]

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SRI LANKA’S SOUL SOUNDS MUSICAL GROUP JOIN INDIAN MUSICIANS IN A FORBIDDEN CITY CONCERT, BEIJING

Friday, June 26th, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana The China Daily newspaper in Beijing said the Sri Lankan Musical troop Soul Sounds has joined Indian musicians to present a joint India Sri Lanka musical extravaganza in the forbidden city of Beijing.. The newspaper published the news item with a picture of the Sri Lankan group. The Embassies of India and […]

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Terrorist Funds to ‘Ranaviru’ Development

Friday, June 26th, 2009

Dissanayake, Australia It is reported that Sri Lanka Army has recovered Rs. 250 million worth of gold and Rs. 6.4 million worth of cash in the final battle zone. The government is expecting the courts to decide the fate of these terrorist funds. We can certainly take a lesson from the US government in this […]

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ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE CALLS FOR RESETTLEMENT, ELECTIONS AFTER “IMPORTANT” VICTORY OVER LTTE

Friday, June 26th, 2009

Media Release Embassy of Sri Lanka Washington DC  USA Ambassador Jaliya Wickramasuriya with Ambassador Robert Blake, new Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia and Central Asia  Ambassador Robert Blake, new Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia and Central Asia told at the hearing of the Congressional Subcommittee on South Asia, today that Sri […]

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