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::

* Iran to expand cultural, scientific cooperation with Sri Lanka
Sat, Jun 7, 2014, 07:51 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 07, Colombo: Iran and Sri Lanka have pledged to expand cooperation between the two countries in cultural and scientific fields when the Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati and Sri Lankan Ambassador to Iran Mohammad Feisal Razin met in Teheran Saturday.

During the meeting the two sides pledged to do their best to prepare proper grounds for consolidating cultural cooperation, Iran's Fars News Agency said.

The Iranian minister has underlined that there are good grounds for expansion of cooperation between the two countries in all cultural fields including cinema and television productions as well as exchange of science and technology.

The Iranian minister has praised the freedom of Muslim minorities in Sri Lanka with a Buddhist majority population.

The Sri Lankan envoy has welcomed promotion of all out ties between the two countries.

Sri Lanka and Iran have been supporting each other since the two countries established diplomatic relations in 1961.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka Navy arrests five people transporting and possessing over 6 kg of Kerala Cannabis
-- [22 minutes ago]
British Council Sri Lanka opens refurbished Colombo and Kandy premises
-- [38 minutes ago]
Buddhist nationalist organizations ask government to take over Northern PC
-- [1 hour and 22 minutes ago]
Inflation in Sri Lankan capital Colombo declines marginally to 3.9 percent in September 2016
-- [2 hours ago]
Court grants bail to former Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa in floating armory case
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka also pulls out of the SAARC summit in Pakistan as environment is not conducive
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President discusses remedies for shortage of drinking water due to prevailing drought
-- [4 hours ago]
President appoints Right to Information Commission
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka government takes measures to increase protection at unprotected rail crossings
Sri Lanka Navy to start a maritime program to safeguard the region

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.