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::

* UAE assures support to Sri Lanka, willing to increase investments
Tue, Jan 21, 2014, 08:30 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 21, Dubai: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Tuesday held talks with the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in Dubai.

During the discussion, Sheikh Mohammed assuring President Rajapaksa of UAE's support to Sri Lanka has expressed his willingness to enhance bilateral relations and to increase UAE investments in Sri Lanka, President's media unit said in a release.

The Sheikh told the President that he understood very well Sri Lanka's situation and the realities on the ground and said there is now an environment conducive for investing in Sri Lanka since peace has returned after so many years.

President Rajapaksa has extended an invitation to Sheikh Mohammed to visit Sri Lanka and the Dubai ruler has accepted.

Before concluding the discussion, the Dubai ruler gifted the President with a book of poems, which the he had authored.

The Monitoring MP of the Ministry of External Affairs Mr. Sajin de Vass Gunawardena participated in the discussion.

(Photos by Sudath Silva)

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Joint military exercise between Sri Lanka and India armies concludes
-- [6 hours ago]
ADB grants US$ 150 million develop green power generation in Sri Lanka
-- [6 hours ago]
Final vote of the budget 2015 in Sri Lanka parliament today
-- [6 hours ago]
Over 73,000 people in Sri Lanka are subjected to modern day slavery, global study finds
-- [7 hours ago]
Common opposition candidate of Sri Lanka pledges to run a disciplined campaign
Sri Lankan President says he will not run a dirty campaign despite having 'files' on defectors
Sri Lanka Navy arrests 14 Tamil Nadu fishermen
Onion farmers' protest closes Sri Lanka's main north-south highway
Political parties in Sri Lanka reconsidering their support to President
Sri Lanka police temporarily halt 10,000 transfers due to presidential election

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.