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::

* Commonwealth Secretary General to visit Sri Lanka next month to discuss arrangements for CHOGM
Sun, Jan 27, 2013, 08:49 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 27, Colombo: Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma will visit Sri Lanka next month to discuss arrangements for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in Sri Lanka this year.

Sharma is to visit the country on February 10th.

External Affairs Ministry Secretary Karunathilaka Amunugama has said that Sharma will be in the country on a routine visit to discuss arrangements for the CHOGM.

During his visit, Sharma is to meet External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris and several senior government officials.

Sharma's visit to Sri Lanka would take place amidst efforts by Canada to push for the CHOGM to be withdrawn from Sri Lanka through the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG).

The Sri Lankan government is expected to raise the issue with Sharma during his visit to the country next month.

Sri Lanka will host the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Colombo from 15 to 17 November 2013.

** Related Story :: Sri Lanka to hold 2013 Commonwealth meeting from November 15-17



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
US$ 70 million French aid to Sri Lanka for water supply system improvement and energy saving project
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President congratulates top winners of Grade Five Scholarship
-- [5 hours ago]
Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka announces new electricity rates
-- [6 hours ago]
Minister denies receiving resignation letter from Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to UK
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to mark World Children's Day tomorrow
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President orders the release of 76 Indian fishermen
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Customs arrests two with illegal gold stock
-- [7 hours ago]
British diplomat in Sri Lanka describes surveillance on her during visit to East
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Navy arrests 16 fishermen poaching in Sri Lankan waters
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Central Bank approves 8 more proposals for consolidation of financial institutions
-- [9 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.