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German Foreign Minister concludes visit to Sri Lanka

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier who visited Sri Lanka at the invitation of Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera concluded his one day visit to Sri Lanka t...

Foreign Minister Samaraweera's media statement after the official talks with German Foreign Minister Steinmeier

Good morning ladies and gentlemen,

I have just concluded a meeting with the Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany, His Excellency Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Thi...

"Building trusted Sri Lankan-German partnership" - Interview by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier for Daily FT

Sri Lanka’s government is making fresh efforts towards reconciliation through increased engagement with the international community including United Nations Human Rights ...

Address by H.E. the President to 8th Parliament: 1 September 2015

Honorable Speaker, honorable Members of Parliament,

It is my great pleasure to offer you the congratulations of the people of Sri Lanka and welcome you to the new parliame...

Remarks by Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs to the Diplomatic Corps based in Colombo, 28 August 2015

Your Excellencies,

It is my pleasure, this evening, to welcome all of you today to the Republic building, having been sworn in early this week as the Minister of Foreign A...

Mangala Samaraweera appointed as Foreign Minister

Hon. Mangala Samaraweera MP was appointed today as Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister. Taking oaths in the presence of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secret...

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Mr. Juergen Weerth, former German Ambassador to Sri Lanka is appointed as Sri Lanka's Honorary Consul for North Rhine Westphalia

27 November 2015
Mr. Juergen Weerth, former German Ambassador to Sri Lanka is appointed as Sri Lanka's  Honorary Consul for North Rhine Westphalia

Mr. Juergen Weerth has assumed responsibilities as the new Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka to North Rhine - Westphalia with consular jurisdiction covering the regions of Bergisches Land, Cologne Lowland, Lower Rhine, Münsterland, North Eifel, Ruhr, Saue...


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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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