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President wishes entire world a joyful and peaceful Vesak

President Maithripala Sirisena has issued the following statement: 2561 years ago marked the commencement of the golden era in the Buddhist history of Sri Lanka. I believe it is an incomparable prestige that our Motherland, as a place where the Buddha visited on three occasions, receives the opportunity to hold …

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Piyasena Gamage name to be submitted

UPFA General Secretary says that Former Minister Piyasena Gamage’s name will be submitted to fill the vacated parliamentary seat of Geetha Kumarasinghe. The Court of Appeal gave a ruling that Mrs Kumarasinghe cannot be a MP due to she being a dual citizen.

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Spiritual guidance needed to create peace and harmony

President Maithripala Sirisena says the guidance given by the spiritual leaders is very important in finding solutions for the current issues in world. The President made these remarks at the inauguration ceremony of the international seminar, organized by Sri Lanka Islamic Center. The opening session of the seminar was held …

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Sri Lanka feels the heat

Over the past few weeks, temperatures across South Asia have steadily built up ahead of the summer rains. There has been much talk of the severe heat and, at times, drought conditions that have accompanied this pre-monsoon heat across India and Pakistan. Sri Lanka has suffered alongside them as the …

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