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 Minister to speak on reconciliation in Houston
Fri, Aug 29, 2014, 11:44 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 29, Houston, TX: Sri Lanka's Minster of National Languages and Social Integration Vasudeva Nanayakkara will deliver a speech in Houston, Texas on the reconciliation process in the country.

Minister Nanayakkara, at the invitation of the Asia Society of Houston, will deliver a speech on 'Road Map to Healing and Reconciliation in Sri-Lanka', at the Asia Society's auditorium in Houston at 7:00 pm on October 8, 2014.

The Ministry of National Languages and Social Integration under Minister Nanayakkara has a pivotal role to play in post conflict reconciliation and is committed to achieve the government's goal to secure the language rights of all communities and to transform the country into a trilingual society by 2020.

Dr. Bandula Wijay, the Honorary Consul General for Sri-Lanka in the State of Texas, is hosting the Minister during his visit. The speech will be followed by a Q&A session from the audience, moderated by George R. Willy, a prominent immigration attorney and a Sri-Lankan Tamil American living in Houston.

The event will be open free to the public.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Police arrest two suspects transporting illegally imported cigarettes
-- [2 hours ago]
Detailed Agreement on Neville Fernando Hospital to be presented in parliament as a bill
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka sets target to complete accession of Madrid Protocol by 2018 August
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka on path to 100% renewable energy - report
-- [3 hours ago]
One-day island wide raid arrests 777 Army deserters
'Government is not afraid of talkative personalities'- Minister
Extensive investigation on leaking questions on GCE Advanced Level Chemistry paper
Government assistance and aid to uplift brick laying industry in the South
Maximum retail price of rice dropped, no change in Sugar prices - Minister Bathiudeen
Project commenced to clean stone ruins of Polonnaruwa ancient city

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.