Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva to head the activities at UNHRC
Wed, Feb 20, 2013, 12:38 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha, is to head the activities at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on behalf of Sri Lanka at the moment.

The local media has reported that Aryasinha was likely to lead the Sri Lanka delegation at the 22nd session of the UNHRC scheduled to begin later this month.

Secretary of the External Affairs Ministry Karunatilaka Amunugama has said that Aryasinha has been asked to head the activities on behalf of the country in the UNHRC.

He has noted that the Sri Lankan government delegation to visit Geneva for the sessions is yet to be named.

However, earlier reports said that the President's human rights envoy, Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe would head the Sri Lankan delegation at the UNHRC as he has don in the previous sessions.

** Related Story :: Sri Lanka prepares team for upcoming UNHRC session



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
No truth to the rumors that security in North and East are in danger - Defense Secretary
-- [1 hour and 22 minutes ago]
President opens renovated Thriposha factory in Kandana
-- [2 hours ago]
London Stock Exchange Group opens new technology facility in Sri Lanka
-- [2 hours ago]
Researchers find link between El Niño and Sri Lankan dengue epidemics
-- [6 hours ago]
Nepalese PM extended an invitation to visit Sri Lanka
-- [6 hours ago]
Gulf Air rolls out timetable for weekly Colombo flights
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President to visit Russia in March to strengthen bilateral ties
-- [7 hours ago]
Malaysian delegation visits a tea plantation In Sri Lanka
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to set up a joint operation center to combat drug trafficking
Court rejects bail to former LTTE leader-turned deputy minister Karuna Amman

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.