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 appoints a High Commissioner to Uganda
Mon, Jul 29, 2013, 11:29 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka has appointed Velupillai Kananathan, as the country's High Commissioner to the Commonwealth state of Uganda.

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa presented Kananathan his official appointment letter this morning at the President's office.

Until today's official appointment as High Commissioner Kananathan was Sri Lanka's honorary Consul in Uganda.

Sri Lanka and Uganda has been strengthening bilateral relations in recent times. Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa made his second official visit to Uganda in May and his Ugandan counterpart President Museveni made his first visit to Sri Lanka last year in November.

President Rajapaksa during his visit to Uganda to attend the 2013 Commonwealth Local Governments Conference in May this year opened the new High Commission of Sri Lanka in Kampala.

A Sri Lankan mission in Uganda is expected to strengthen the bilateral relationship between the two countries and promote trade and investment in various sectors.

Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga was also present at the occasion.

(Photos by Nalin Hewapathirana)

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka, Thailand celebrate 60 years of diplomatic relations
-- [53 minutes ago]
Old rail tracks and signal systems blamed for 120 derailments and 14 train accidents in Sri Lanka in last three years
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka monk party leader threatened, attempts to take over his temple following withdrawal from ruling coalition
-- [3 hours ago]
Coalition party of Sri Lanka government becomes independent
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka ruling party MP joins main opposition UNP
-- [4 hours ago]
Major split in Sri Lanka's ruling party is anticipated ahead of presidential election
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President's announcement of his intention to hold office for a third term gazetted
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka and Belarus explore expanding trade relations
-- [5 hours ago]
Election Commissioner calls a meeting tomorrow to discuss presidential elections
Sri Lankan President signs proclamation declaring intention to hold presidential election

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.