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::

* British envoy to Sri Lanka visits northern provinces
Wed, May 28, 2014, 08:18 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 28, Anuradhapura: The British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, John Rankin paid a visit to the North Central Province during which he visited areas of cultural and religious interests in the Province.

The High Commissioner visited Anuradhapura Tuesday and paid courtesy calls on government officials.

Mr. Rankin met with the Chief Minister of North Central Province and discussed the challenges, development in the province, war-affected families and UK's support for trilingual language policy.

During his visit to the Anuradhapura yesterday, the High Commissioner met the Chief Incumbent of Sri Maha Bodhiya and discussed inter-religious relationships. British High Commissioner visited the ancient Ruwanweliseya stupa in Anuradhapura yesterday and met with the Chief Incumbent.

Visiting the Nuwara Wewa reservoir in Anuradhapura on Wednesday morning, the British High Commissioner met officials from the Department of Irrigation and learned about irrigation system in the North Western Province, which relies heavily on farming.

Touring the Northern Province today, the High Commissioner visited the historic Madhu Church in Mannar and participated in religious observances.

(Photo courtesy of British High Commission in Colombo)

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
UN rights chief says releasing LTTE cadres should be resolved through Court
-- [9 hours ago]
Legal experts deem appointment of former Army Commander to parliament is a violation of Constitution
Sri Lanka government to appoint 11-member Task Force to obtain public views on UN proposals
Sri Lankan Navy chases away Indian fishermen
Sri Lankan government to file case at High Court against Carleton Sports Network
UN Human Rights Chief visits Sri Lanka's war torn North and East
Over 1,500 proposals on constitutional reforms submitted to the Committee
Sri Lanka CID to arrest four more Army personnel over journalist's disappearance
India keen to establish refinery and bunkering operations in Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora seeks dialogue with India to strengthen moderate voices

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.