Shared interests and shared heritage with Sri lanka; India

Sunday, 27 January 2013 - 7:31

Shared+interests+and+shared+heritage+with+Sri+lanka%3B+India

The High Commissioner Ashok K. Kantha stated that the India-Sri Lanka relationship was a special one based both on shared heritage and shared interests.

 

This was at the 64th Republic Day of India celebrations in Colombo.

 

He noted that the last year witnessed dynamic developments in our strong, friendly and time-tested relations with Sri Lanka.

 

The High Commissioner noted that the President of India had highlighted that India has changed more in last six decades than in six previous centuries.

 

He further added that in the last six decades, India’s economic growth has more than tripled, literacy rate has increased by over four times and that there has been significant reduction in poverty.



Red light from the postal services
Saturday, 22 February 2020 - 13:13

The joint postal trade unions front says that if a solution is not provided to their issue pertaining to recruitments on Monday, they will launch a token... Read More

Ravi, Sajith and Maddumabandara meets in Colombo
Saturday, 22 February 2020 - 12:52

A meeting has taken place in Colombo yesterday between opposition leader Sajith Premadasa and deputy leader MP Ravi Karunanayake regarding a party symbol... Read More

Minister Dinesh to address the Geneva human rights council on Wednesday
Saturday, 22 February 2020 - 12:46

Co cabinet spokesperson minister Ramesh Pathirana says that even though Sri Lanka withdraws from co-sponsoring the Geneva Human Rights Council Resolution... Read More