Mahinda Rajapakse

Type: Person
Name: Mahinda Rajapakse
Title: President of Sri Lanka
Organization: Sri Lanka Governement
Date of Birth: 18/11/1945
Place of Birth: Weeraketiya, a town in the Hambantota district, Southern province
Nationality: Sri Lanka
Fact Sheet: Biography for Mahinda Rajapakse
First reported 42 mins ago - Updated 42 mins ago - 1 reports

Asian Pacific Postal Union EC Meeting commences

(Asiantribune.com):The opening ceremony of the Asian Pacific Postal Union (APPU) Executive Council Meeting (ECM), which is one of the most significant events hosted by the Sri Lankan Postal Department was held at the Cinnamon Grand hotel in Colombo under ... [Published Asian Tribune - 42 mins ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

China's Xi heads to Sri Lanka seeking to boost ties

COLOMBO: Chinese President Xi Jinping will on Tuesday (Sep 16) begin his first state visit to Sri Lanka, seeking to bolster already strong ties with the island just days after Japan's prime minister launched a rival bid for influence.China is already ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

JVP accuses President of violating election law

By Dasun EdirisingheJVP General Secretary Tilvin Silva shows a picture of a sticker of UPFA Chief Ministerial Candidate Shasheendra Rajapaksa. JVP Propaganda Secretary Vijitha Herath is also present. - Pic courtesy: JVP Media UnitThe JVP yesterday claimed ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Govt. has not issued licences to open bars, liquor outlets – Dullas

by Dasun EdirisingheNew liquor licences had not been issued by the Mahinda Rajapaksa government for taverns in any part of the country, Youth Affairs and Skills Development Minister Dullas Alahapperuma said yesterday at the SLFP weekly press briefing ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 4 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

PB tells tea industry to be professional

The tea industry needs to become professional, innovative and should aim at contributing US$ 5 billion towards the country’s GDP by 2020 for the government to take them seriously, said Secretary of the Treasury Dr. P. B. Jayasundera, addressing at the ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - 17 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

"Despite the criticism, all should accept that the country is subjected to change" - President

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Mahinda Rajapaksa states that “Despite the criticism against the Government's development move, all should accept the fact that the country is subjected to change. Lifestyle of the people has also improved with the development ... [Published Lankapuvath - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

“Mahindodaya Technical Laboratories will strengthen free education” - President

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing the opening ceremonies of seven more Mahindodaya Technical Laboratories in Uva Province, President Mahinda Rajapaksa states that the construction of Mahindodaya Technical Laboratories in the schools island wide is a ... [Published Lankapuvath - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Think hard

After a prolonged hiatus, Sri Lanka may soon resume its search for a political solution to its ethnic problem. An indication of this came from the recent admission of President Mahinda Rajapaksa that his government is open to dialogue on the implementation ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 2 reports

Asian Pacific Postal Union Ex Co meets in Colombo today

, 9:55 pmThe Asian Pacific Postal Union (APPU) Executive Council Meeting (ECM), which is one of the most significant events hosted by the Sri Lankan Postal Department, would be held from September 15 to 19 at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo with ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

“No” and “can’t” to exit from the vocabulary of children

The President says that measures will be takento remove the two words “no” and “can’t” from the vocabulary of the children. President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that the subject technology has the highest demand in the world job market and the Government ... [Published Independent Television Network - Sep 14 2014]
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First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Do not listen to false propaganda – President

The people who have no knowledge about the development of the countryare spreading false rumors for narrow political gains. The President has invited the people in the Uva to join hands to take forward that development without being misled by such propaganda. ... [Published Independent Television Network - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 2 reports

Development drive in Uva will continue - Shasheendra Rajapaksa

By Uditha KumarasingheFormer Uva Province Chief Minister Shasheendra Rajapaksa, the youngest of all Chief Ministers made his debut in politics by contesting the Uva Provincial Council Election in 2009 at a pretty young age. A graduate of a premier Indian ... [Published Sunday Observer - Sep 14 2014]

Quotes

"We are looking for trade, investment and tourism," Rajapakse told AFP. "india is also looking to china so i do not see anything wrong in our having close ties with them."

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Asian Pacific Postal Union EC Meeting commences [Published Asian Tribune - 42 mins ago]
After UN, Modi to visit 9/11 Ground Zero [Published Indian Express - 2 hours ago]
China's Xi heads to Sri Lanka seeking to boost ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - 3 hours ago]
JVP accuses President of violating election law [Published Sri Lanka Island - 4 hours ago]
Israel first country to call for war crimes pro... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 4 hours ago]
Govt. has not issued licences to open bars, liq... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 4 hours ago]
Asian-Pacific Postal Union Executive Council me... [Published Colombo Page - 6 hours ago]
Sri Lankan media agog over Chinese President visit [Published Individual.com - 7 hours ago]
Xi promotes Maritime Silk Road in Maldives [Published Global Times - 8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka donates tea to China earthquake victims [Published Colombo Page - 11 hours ago]
Disappearance Commission to meet intl. experts [Published The Nation.lk - 13 hours ago]
Maldives joins 21st Century MSR [Published Haveeru Daily Online - 13 hours ago]
“TNA does not want to have talks with the Gover... [Published Lankapuvath - 14 hours ago]
Video: President violates election laws: JVP [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - 15 hours ago]
PB tells tea industry to be professional [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - 17 hours ago]
FM to go on invitation tour [Published Kathmandu Post - 20 hours ago]
"Despite the criticism, all should accept that ... [Published Lankapuvath - 20 hours ago]
“Mahindodaya Technical Laboratories will streng... [Published Lankapuvath - 21 hours ago]
Think hard [Published Calcutta Telegraph - 21 hours ago]
“Present Government succeeded in conducting fre... [Published Lankapuvath - 22 hours ago]
China’s new Silk Route Project benefits Sri Lan... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 14 2014]
Asian Pacific Postal Union Ex Co meets in Colom... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 14 2014]
eDITORIAL-Lanka’s wealth: Check the Hong Kong s... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Sep 14 2014]
Sri Lankan government is strengthening free edu... [Published Colombo Page - Sep 14 2014]
“No” and “can’t” to exit from the vocabulary of... [Published Independent Television Network - Sep 14 2014]
Do not listen to false propaganda – President [Published Independent Television Network - Sep 14 2014]
Ambilipitiya drinking water project vested on p... [Published Lankapuvath - Sep 14 2014]
Sri Lanka Marxist party leader accuses Presiden... [Published Colombo Page - Sep 14 2014]
Sri Lanka President to Chair CHOGM meetings on ... [Published Colombo Page - Sep 14 2014]
Post-War Development in Nepal and Sri Lanka: A ... [Published groundviews - Sep 14 2014]
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Post-War Development in Nepal and Sri Lanka: A ... [Published groundviews - Sep 14 2014]
Image courtesy Wikipedia This is an abridged version of a paper presented at the Annual Symposium of the Centre for Poverty Analysis on Post War Development in Africa and Asia in Colombo on 01 September 2014 Introduction Both in Nepal and ...
Sri Lanka's Slow LLRC Implementation [Published Global Voices Online - Sep 11 2014]
The Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission ( LLRC ) was a commission of inquiry mandated to investigate the facts and circumstances which led to the bloody civil war in Sri Lanka. After an 18-month inquiry, the commission submitted its report ...
Sri Lanka: President inspects Morana Reservoir ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 11 2014]
Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka To alleviate the hardships faced by the people in the Uva Province, the government has implemented several major irrigation projects. Accordingly, President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday (10), visited ...
Japan’s Abe contests China’s proactivism in Sou... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 10 2014]
JTW News Analysis, Emre Tunç Sakao?lu Japan’s globe-trotting premier, Shinzo Abe, arrived in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka on Saturday, September 6, for a 24-hour visit. The next day, he departed for Colombo, Sri Lanka’s largest city, for the second ...
Sunila Abeysekera Commemoration: Speech by Nima... [Published groundviews - Sep 09 2014]
State Responsibility to Protect Human Rights Defenders Sunila Abeysekera Commemoration, September 9th 2014 We as individual human rights activists, as well as  the human rights community as a whole greatly miss Sunila today. As we struggle ...
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