Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka to establish a Consulate General in Melbourne
Thu, Oct 11, 2012, 08:30 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 11, Colombo: A proposal to establish a Consulate General in Melbourne in Australia has received the approval of the Sri Lankan Cabinet.

The Consulate General in Melbourne, proposed by the Minister of External Affairs Prof. G.L. Peiris, to provide services to the Sri Lankan diaspora in Australia would cover the states of Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.

The Australian government has already agreed to the establishment of the Consulate General.

According to the government, Melbourne has the largest Sri Lankan community concentration in Australia with a presence of nearly 80,000 to 100,000 Sri Lankans engaged in multiple fields including employment, education, trade, and investment.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka arrests five Army intelligence personnel over Editor's murder
-- [4 hours ago]
Country has sufficient rice stocks - Minister Bathiudeen
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Central Bank launches Data Library to public
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Participates at SATTE Travel Exhibition in New Delhi, India
-- [5 hours ago]
Thailand grants Rs. 8 million to Sri Lanka for drought relief
-- [5 hours ago]
Indian Foreign Secretary meets President, Opposition Leader
-- [6 hours ago]
Veolia wins €156 million contract for drinking water project in Sri Lanka
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President condoles the deaths of boat tragedy
-- [7 hours ago]
Fourth South Asia Region Public Procurement Conference in Sri Lanka turns spotlight on e-Government Procurement
-- [7 hours ago]
British Council in Sri Lanka connects classrooms for 21st century teaching skills
-- [7 hours ago]

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.