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
Finance Minister appoints Ranel Tissa Wijesinha as new SEC Chairman
-- [1 hour and 12 minutes ago]
CSE launches a series of capital market workshops for corporates
-- [1 hour and 23 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan court finds extremist Buddhist monk guilty of threatening missing journalist's wife
-- [1 hour and 36 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan Marine biologist wins at British Council's first-ever Global Alumni Awards
-- [2 hours ago]
New UNICEF, Pay&Go service enables Sri Lankans to donate to UNICEF's work for children
-- [2 hours ago]
Low income families in Colombo receive newly built houses
-- [8 hours ago]
Mastercard to transform Sri Lanka's digital payments landscape with Mastercard QR
-- [8 hours ago]
Ceylinco Life reports enhanced net profit of Rs. 9.4 billion for 2017
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka SC judge recuses herself form Avant Garde Chairman's FR case
Immediate attention should be paid to the harassment of students by some teachers - President

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.