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
Sri Lanka Ports Authority extends deadline for EOIs to develop East Container Terminal of Port of Colombo
-- [9 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Customs arrest Bangladeshi national for attempting to smuggle out gold worth Rs. 5.7 mn
-- [27 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka PM to leave for Jakarta next week to attend World Islamic Economic Forum
-- [1 hour and 1 minutes ago]
Ceylinco General Insurance introduces comprehensive natural disaster cover for traders and homes
-- [2 hours ago]
Renovation of Sri Lanka's main airport next year, no plans to sell Mattala airport - Transport Minister
President rejects media reports on joint opposition's protest march
Sri Lanka PM says making the country a better place for people is politicians' duty
Commonwealth supports human rights chapter for Sri Lanka constitution
Sri Lanka hosts Global Shippers' Forum this week
ICRC asks Sri Lanka to clarify fate and whereabouts of 16,000 missing persons

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.