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EU lauds Sri Lanka’s genuine election

The European Union says the parliamentary elections held in Sri Lanka on August 17 were genuine, well administered and peaceful overall.

EU monitors say poll well-administered and genuine

The 17 August Parliamentary Elections in Sri Lanka were ―well administered and offered voters a genuine choice from among a broad range of political alternatives, althoug...

Make further progress on good governance - UN Chief encourages new Govt

Applauding the people of Sri Lanka for their peaceful and broad-based participation in the parliamentary elections, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has encou...

Rights of entrepreneurs to engage in their businesses freely will be strictly ensured – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says he would highly ensure the rights of entrepreneurs to engage in their businesses freely, under the laws and regulations of the country...

Construction of German government-funded Mahamodara Maternity Hospital to resume

The agreement for the construction of the German government-funded Mahamodara Maternity Hospital, Galle, was signed at the Ministry of Health last week by its Secretary, ...

Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up 12 percent in June 2015

Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose 12 percent to 115,467 in June 2015 from a year earlier driven by rapid growth from the main markets of China and India, data from the Sr...

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Ambassador Karunatilaka Amunugama addresses 2nd collective meeting of Sri Lanka Honorary Consuls in Germany at Munich

04 August 2015
Ambassador Karunatilaka Amunugama addresses 2nd collective meeting of Sri Lanka Honorary Consuls in Germany at Munich

The 2nd collective meeting of Sri Lankan Honorary Consuls in Germany chaired by Ambassador Karunatilaka Amunugama was held at the Sri Lanka Honorary Consulate in Munich on 29th July 2015. The first meeting had been held last year in November at Berli...


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Sinhala and Tamil New Year Festival organized by the Consulate General of Sri Lanka.

21 April 2015
Sinhala and Tamil New Year Festival organized by the Consulate General of Sri Lanka.

Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Frankfurt organized a Sinhala and Tamil New year festival on 18th April 2015. H.E. Karunatilaka Amunugama, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Germany and Switzerland participated as the Chief Guest.


mahinda-rajapakse 143 200Eine jüngste Studie des bekannten amerikanischen Meinungsforschungsinstitutes Gallop Poll in Bezug aud die Beliebtheit des Staatsoberhaupts im jeweiligen Land hat Präsident Mahinda Rajapaksa den dritten Rang unter 21 Staatschefs erreicht. Wie aus dem Bericht hervorgeht, begrüßen 91% der Sri Lanker die Arbeitsleistung des Präsidenten. Den ersten und zweiten Platz belegen Präsident Choummali Signason von Laos und Premierminister Hun Sen aus Cambodia. Sie erhielten 97% und 93% von ihren Wählern.

Wie aus der Umfrage hervorgeht, erreicht der indische Premierminister eine Zustimmung von 51% und erreicht damit nur den 11. Platz. Premierministerin Julia Gillard erreicht nur eine Zustimmung von 45% und liegt damit auf dem 14. Platz. Der neuseeländische Premierminister John Key erreicht eine Zustimmung von 72% und liegt damit auf dem 9. Platz. Premierminister Yoshihiko Noda von Japan erreichte 41% Zustimmung und liegt auf dem 15. Platz. Präsident Asif Ali Zardari erreicht mit nur 21% die niedrigste Popularität in allen 21 Staaten. Naturgemäß erreicht er damit die letzte Position.



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