President meets Indonesian President


President Maithripala Sirisena met the President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo, at Hotel Hilton Nagoya yesterday.

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Lanka & Vietnam for agro-techno cooperation


President Maithripala Sirisena and Vietnamese Prime Minister Ngyuyn Xuan Phuc agreed to establish close cooperation in agriculture, technology related to rice and other common crops.

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Cabinet approved for office for missing persons


Cabinet has approved a proposal of the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, as the the Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs to establish an office for the missing persons, Government Information department said.

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Seven local fishermen held for illegal fishing


The naval personnel attached to SLNS Vijayaba in Nilaveli, Eastern Naval Command arrested seven local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing activities using explosive in the sea area North of Erakkandi on  Tuesday.

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Xi offers condolences over floods, landslides


Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday sent a message of condolences to his Sri Lankan counterpart Maithripala Sirisena over the devastating floods and landslides that hit the country last week.

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President Sirisena arrives in Nagoya for G7 Summit


President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Nagoya in Southern Japan to participate in the G 7 Outreach Summit in Ise-Shima, the government news portal reported.

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High Court stays Magistrate's decision to release elephants


The Colombo High Court  stayed the recent order by Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya to release 15 elephants on bonds.

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Minister Harin apologises for use of unparliamentary words


Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure Minister Harin Fernando yesterday apologized in Parliament for the use of certain un-parliamentary words during a heated exchange of words with members of the joint opposition group on   May 18.

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Anura Senanayake remanded till June 9


Former Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Anura Senanayake, who was in remand custody in connection with the murder of former rugby player Wasim Thajudeen, was remanded again till June 9 after being produced in court today.

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