President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Paris last morning, to attend a critical global climate meeting commonly known as COP 21 local media reported.
Shyamali Perera, wife of former DIG Vass Gunawardena, was quoted as saying that she will appeal against the ruling of the Mohammed Shiyam murder trial, local media reported.
Pakistan Naval Ship PNS Shamsheer will be arriving at the Colombo Port on a four-day goodwill visit from November 30-December 3, overnment news portal reported.
President Maithripala Sirisena has invited the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to host a global consultation in Sri Lanka, on the lessons learnt in advancing the health of migrants, it was announced on Sunday.
Five residents of Moratuwa were found with six grenades, police said today.
Sri Lanka said on Friday it was calling on Saudi Arabia to pardon a domestic worker sentenced to death by stoning after she admitted committing adultery while working in the Arab nation.
The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lankan (HRCSL) has communicated to the Attorney General its concerns to take necessary measures to ensure the protection of the rights of detainees and remandees.
President Maithripala Sirisena said he is fully satisfied with the accomplishment of goals set at the last CHOGM in Colombo during the period of last two years when Sri Lanka was the Chair in Office of the Commonwealth.
Former DIG, Vass Gunawardena, his son Ravindu Gunawardena, and four others were found guilty of murdering businessman Mohammed Shiyam by a three Judge bench comprising of High Court Judge Lalith Jayasuriya (President), Colombo High Court Judge Kusala Sarojini Weerawardena and Colombo High Court Judge Amendra Seneviratne.