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
Petroleum workers threaten to launch strike tomorrow against government's deal with India on oil tanks
-- [6 hours ago]
Asia-Pacific Young Parliamentarians' regional meeting in Sri Lanka on April 25-26
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Navy arrests a suspect transporting 2 kilograms of 'Kerala Ganja'
-- [9 hours ago]
Hindu outfit opposes Indian PM Narendra Modi's visit to Sri Lanka next month
-- [9 hours ago]
Not enough Methane to produce an explosion at Meethotamulla Garbage dump - NBRO
Sri Lanka Health Ministry to implement a special program to eradicate dengue, take strict action against dengue mosquito breeders
World Bank, IMF assures support for Sri Lanka's fiscal policy reforms, development
EU parliamentary group tables resolution against granting GSP+ to Sri Lanka
Court issues notices to ten including deputy minister, MP for obstructing garbage transport to Dompe Waste Management Center
Sri Lanka making progress in fighting corruption is good for people, businesses - British HC

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.