Monthly Archive: July 2012
July 20, 2012, 9:06 pm
Sri Lanka and Australia are on a collision course over what the Australian High Commissioner in Colombo Ms Robyn Mudie asserts is the failure on the part of the Sri Lankan Navy (SLN) to put an end to human smuggling.
July 20, Colombo: High Commissioner of India, Ashok K. Kantha, who is visiting the Northern Province of Sri Lanka from July 20 -22, participated in various events held in Jaffna on Friday.
A press statement from the High Commission of India in Colombo said that the High Commissioner attended the plenary inaugural session of the Jaffna University International Research Conference (JUICE 2012) on ‘Capacity Development in a Post War Context’ which was organized by the University of Jaffna.
July 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka cabinet spokesman Minister Keheliya Rambukwella has said that the illegal migration of Sri Lankans to Australia is handled by an organized group of Tamil diaspora.
He said that groups linked to Tamil Diaspora are handling this to raise human rights issues at the UN Human Rights Council.
The Minister stated that the Sri Lanka government would work closely with the Australian authorities to prevent the illegal migration.
Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa made a special address today (08th) at the special workshop for Sri Lankan ambassadors and heads of missions conducted by the Ministry of External Affairs at Sri Lanka Military Academy in Diyatalawa.