Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* In Pictures: President welcomes Sri Lanka's WorldT20 Cricket Champions
Wed, Apr 9, 2014, 02:37 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 08, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa welcomed the WorldT20 Cricket Cup winning Sri Lankan national team tonight at the Temple Trees.

The President congratulated the team and praised the players for bringing honor and fame to the country.

The team arrived Tuesday afternoon from Dhaka after their win on Sunday against India. The team was paraded from the Katunayake airport to the Galle Face in an open top double decker bus and millions of fans lined the streets to get a glimpse of the players.

(Photos by Sudath Silva)

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Japan agrees to help Sri Lanka on developing infrastructure and boosting maritime security
-- [23 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka, Poland agree to enhance cooperation in tourism, business sectors
-- [1 hour and 15 minutes ago]
Karunanidhi urges Indian government to move resolution in UNHRC on Sri Lanka - report
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's Constitutional Council to make appointments to independent commissions this week
-- [9 hours ago]
SriLankan Airlines surpasses benchmark in punctuality
-- [9 hours ago]
Indian MP ready to quit governing alliance over Sri Lanka's Tamil ethnic issue
Turkish business union opens office in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Navy builds an ambulance water craft for people in northern islets
Sri Lanka CID to take suspects of Ekneligoda disappearance to Giritale Army camp for questioning
Japan assures support for Sri Lanka's efforts for good governance, technological development

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, 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, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.