President meets Indonesian President

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

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India says Lankan Navy constructing new church at Katchatheevu

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Government today said Sri Lankan Navy is undertaking construction of a new church adjacent to an ancient church at Katchatheevu, amid apprehension in Tamil Nadu that over a century-old shrine will be demolished, PTI reported.

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Lanka & Vietnam for agro-techno cooperation

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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