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My heartiest greetings to all Muslims in Sri Lanka, who celebrate the Ramazan or Eid-ul-fitr together with the Islam devotees around the World. Ramazan or Eid-ul-fitr is one of the most important festivals in the Islamic religious calendar observed
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News 1st NEWSLINE with Faraz Shauketaly -2020/05/21
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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a global concern. Countries have made varying degrees of progress in combating the pandemic, but what is clear is that the threat from COVID-19 will remain with us for a long time.
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President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said, “I will not allow any room for attempts to discredit and destroy the dignity of our war heroes who made countless sacrifices to bring peace to entire Sri Lanka. …..If any international body or organization continu
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The greatest tribute for war heroes is making the aspirations of all communities who represented the ultimate aim of the war that was concluded in victory on May 19, 2009, a reality. The decisive defeat separatist terrorism suffered is a symbol of th
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Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha has called on migrant workers as well as students and parents, to carefully calibrate the effect repatriation at this time could have on their jobs and education, before making decisions to seek to return to Sri
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Over 38,983 Overseas Sri Lankans (OSLs) in 143 countries at present seek to return home, based on information gathered mainly through the ‘Contact Sri Lanka’ Web Portal of the Ministry of Foreign Relations. This comprises 3,078 students, 4,040 short
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Please find below, links of the 'Shanida Ayubowan' programme and the English news clip telecast on 16 May 2020 on Rupavahini, featuring Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha.
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The Ministry of Foreign Relations handed over Rs. 27.7 million to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Thursday (May 14th), raised through the network of Sri Lanka Missions overseas, to support COVID-19 Health Care and Social Security Fund.
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The Government of Sri Lanka in consultation with the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has introduced a Special Deposit Account (SDA) with the view to seek assistance for the national effort to overcome the effects of COVID-19 ou
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