Last update:Wed, 08 May 2024

Sri Lanka parliament votes to curb president’s power

Juni2015 1Sri Lanka’s parliament voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to restore a two-term limit for presidents and revive independent bodies to manage key institutions such as the police and the judiciary.

Sri Lanka to mark May 19 as 'Remembrance Day', no longer 'Victory Day'

Juni2015 2The Sri Lankan government, which has pledged to achieve reconciliation among the communities, has announced that May 19, which was marked as the Victory Day for the last five years, will be marked as a 'Remembrance Day' to commemorate all who died in the war.

Kerry visits Sri Lanka, pledges support for new government

Juni2015 3U.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 ensure an investigation into war crimes met international standards.

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

Juni2015 4German Ambassador Dr. Juergen Morhard recently visited the site of the Sri Lankan-German Training Institute (SLGTI), a landmark project initiated by German development cooperation agency GIZ in 2012, as part of its Vocational Training in the North (VTN) Project

Water filtration system from Germany with love to remote school

IsernhagenWater1Kekuluwela Maha Vidyalaya, Dehiattakandiya has just received a new reverse Osmosis Drinking Water Filtration System courtesy a school in Germany.