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 Lankan President congratulates new Latvian Prime Minister
Thu, Feb 6, 2014, 08:26 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 06, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has written to congratulate the new Prime Minister of Latvia Laimdota Straujuma.

Extending his best wishes, President Rajapaksa described the appointment of the country's first female prime minister as "a landmark event in the history of Latvia."

A long-serving civil servant, Prime Minister Straujuma was nominated by Latvian President Andris Berzins and confirmed last month.

"Warm and abiding relations that exist between our two countries have been characterized by friendly and mutual understanding," President Rajapaksa further said in describing the bilateral relations between the two nations.

President Rajapaksa, in the letter, also said he is confident that the "cordial ties will be further strengthened during your tenure in office."

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Malinga decides to play for Mumbai Indians at CLT20
-- [11 minutes ago]
Main opposition to visit Sri Lanka state enterprises without prior notice
-- [42 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Marxist party leader discharged from hospital after accident
-- [1 hour and 14 minutes ago]
Coalition party of Sri Lanka n government to contest Uva PC separately
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Navy arrests 50 Indian fishermen
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Marxist party leader's driver arrested for the accident
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President recalls valued contributions made by the Muslim community
-- [9 hours ago]
Decrease in respect for religious freedom in Sri Lanka as extremists target religious minorities - Report
Sri Lankan President hands over Buddhist relics to temples in US and Korea
Commercial Bank of Sri Lanka appoints Dheerasinghe as chairman

Copyright © 2000, 2014 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.