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‘Positive Transformation’ Sri Lanka’s theme at ITB 2015

The Sri Lanka pavilion at the world's biggest travel fair, ITB in Berlin, this year is promoting 'Positive Transformation' in the country following the peaceful and decis...

Foreign Minister Samaraweera meets Foreign Minister of Germany

Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs, held bilateral discussions with H.E. Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany, o...

Tourist arrivals in January grow by 6.6 percent

Sri Lanka registered a tourism growth of 6.6% with a total visitors of 156,246 in January as per the provincial data with key markets of India at +28.8% with 22,944 visit...

Maithri calls for true unity

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday emphasized the urgent need for unity in its truer sense, which he said the new Government would sincerely endeavour to deliver, a...

Volkswagen interested in Sri Lanka export manufacturing plant

Germany's Volkswagen has been trying set up a plant to produce vehicles for export for years but had not succeeded due to unspecified reasons, a statement quoted the Germ...

Foreign Minister Samaraweera visits Brussels

Foreign Minister Samaraweera with Belgian Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Didier Reynders. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Mangala Samaraweer...

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Ambassador Karunatilaka Amunugama meets German State Secretary Markus Ederer

25 February 2015
Ambassador Karunatilaka Amunugama meets German State Secretary Markus Ederer

Ambassador Amunugama met State Secretary Markus Ederer at the Federal Foreign Office today (23rd Feb.2015) to brief him on steps that have been taken by the current Government to establish good governance, national reconciliation as well as strengthe...

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Sri Lanka co-operative bankers visit Germany

24 December 2014
Sri Lanka co-operative bankers visit Germany

The Sri Lankan Consulate in Frankfurt recently facilitated a visit of Sri Lanka cooperative bankers to the Academy of German Co-operatives (ADG) in Montabour, Germany. The ADG is a training institution set up to train coop banks in Germany and also p...

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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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