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Canada and Sri Lanka Reinvigorate Relations

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, Stéphane Dion, paid an official visit to Sri Lanka on 28 and 29 July. 

This official visit of a Foreign Minister of Canada to Sri Lanka took place after 13 years. 

Minister Dion called on President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Leader of Opposition R. Sampanthan during his visit; and met with a group of Parliamentarians of the Steering Committee on Constitutional Reform. 

Read more: Canada and Sri Lanka Reinvigorate Relations

 

Remarks to Media by Mangala Samaraweera Minister of Foreign Affairs following bilateral talks with H.E. Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada

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Remarks to Media by Mangala Samaraweera Minister of Foreign Affairs following bilateral talks with H.E. Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 28 July 2016

Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is both an honour and enormous pleasure for me to welcome Honourable Stéphan Dion, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, to Sri Lanka. 

Read more: Remarks to Media by Mangala Samaraweera Minister of Foreign Affairs following bilateral talks with H.E. Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada

 

CALLING FOR SUBMISSIONS ON RECONCILIATION MECHANISMS

The Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms is calling for submissions from diaspora organisations on the design of structures, processes and measures for truth, accountability, reparations and non-recurrence, i.e. an Office on Missing Persons, an Office on Reparations; a Judicial Mechanism with a Special Counsel; a Truth, Justice, Reconciliation and Non-Recurrence Commission; and any other mechanisms, processes or measures for advancing reconciliation in Sri Lanka.

Submissions can be made to the Task Force by diaspora organisations/ individuals until August 10th, 2016.

Please see announcement :

in Sinhala

in Tamil and

in English.

For Background Information: Please Click

 

Opportunities of Convergence Speech at the South Asian Diaspora Convention by Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe Prime Minister of Sri Lanka On Monday 18th July 2016

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Opportunities of Convergence

Speech  at the South Asian Diaspora Convention

by Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe

Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

On Monday 18th July 2016, in Singapore 

 

Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, Singapore, Ambassador Gopinath Pillai, Chairman, Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore, Distinguished delegates and Friends. 

Read more: Opportunities of Convergence Speech at the South Asian Diaspora Convention by Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe Prime Minister of Sri Lanka On Monday 18th July 2016

   

Remarks to Media by Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera following discussions with US Asst. Secretaries of State: 12 July 2016

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Remarks to Media by Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera

following discussions with US Asst. Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal & US Asst. Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour

Tom Malinowski

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Colombo. 12 July 2016

Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen, 

It is a pleasure to welcome Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal and Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour Tom Malinowski to Sri Lanka and to this Ministry, once again. 

I am sure that by now, both Nisha and Tom are quite familiar to all of you. 

Read more: Remarks to Media by Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera following discussions with US Asst. Secretaries of State: 12 July 2016

   

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36, Eglinton Avenue West,

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Toronto, ON M4R 1A1

Tel

416 323 9133

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Email

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