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Kerry visits Sri Lanka, pledges support for new government

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday the United States wants to renew ties with Sri Lanka and urged its new government to work with the United Nations to e...

Germany funds construction of Sri Lankan-German Training Institute in Kilinochchi

German Ambassador Dr. Juergen Morhard recently visited the site of the Sri Lankan-German Training Institute (SLGTI), a landmark project initiated by German development co...

Opening of Pinnawala Open Air Zoo on April 17

The country’s first Open Air Zoological Gardens is scheduled to be declared open on April 17. It has come up adjacent to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. This Open Air Z...

Water filtration system from Germany with love to remote school

Kekuluwela Maha Vidyalaya, Dehiattakandiya has just received a new reverse Osmosis Drinking Water Filtration System courtesy a school in Germany.

Swiss Foreign Minister concludes successful visit to Sri Lanka

Dr. Didier Burkhalter, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland paid an official visit to Sri Lanka from 16 to 18 March 2015, accompanied by a high level delegation. Th...

Eurowings to fly from Germany

Eurowings, a German regional airline based in Düsseldorf is planning to fly to Sri Lanka from end of the year. They are looking at operating from either Cologne or Düssel...

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Ambassador Amunugama visits Baden-Württemberg

19 June 2015
Ambassador Amunugama visits Baden-Württemberg

The Sri Lankan Ambassador to Germany, Karunatilaka Amunugama, made a courtesy visit to Hon. Peter Friedrich, Minister for the Federal Council, Europe and International Affairs of Baden-Württemberg, and held extensive talks on the strengthening of the...

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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.

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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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