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Sri Lanka, Germany sign agreements to enhance bilateral cooperation

StateVisit1Sri Lanka and Germany have agreed to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries and promote development activities in Sri Lanka through German assistance. The two countries signed agreements on a wide range of cooperation that covers Education, Language, Museology, heritage and Art conservation, Higher Education, Sports. Improving access to information on the higher education systems in both countries, encouraging academic exchange in both directions, increasing the mobility of joint project partnerships between universities during the President’s visit of Germany.

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Berlin

01President Maithripala Sirisena and Madam Jayanthi Sirisena arrived Tegel Airport in Berlin on 15 February 2016. They were welcomed at the airport by Mr.Jurgen Christian Mertens Chief of Protcol of the German Government.

Later on staff of the Embassy in Germany welcomed the President and Madam at the hotel.

The future of Sri Lanka’s economy

Colombo 21JA new era has dawned in Sri Lanka. Peace has been consolidated after a bloody 30-year civil conflict. The country’s 67-year old democracy has been reinforced after a dramatic, peaceful and people-led political transition in January 2015.

We’re prioritizing business-friendly policies so that we can take advantage of today’s peace to build a thriving economy.

Prime Minister shocked by attacks in France

Ranil Wickramasinghe Dec4Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, in a note to French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, said that he was deeply shocked and saddened by the unprecedented and dastardly terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November 2015 which resulted in the loss of a large number of innocent lives and injury and trauma to many more.