SL withdrawing from UN resolution: Canada, UK say disappointed

SL withdrawing from UN resolution: Canada, UK say disappointed

Canada and the UK yesterday expressed their disappointment over the decision taken by the Sri Lankan Government to withdraw from the UNHRC Resolution on Sri Read more…

Sri Lanka will not sign MCC at any circumstance-Govt spokesman

Sri Lanka will not sign MCC at any circumstance-Govt spokesman

Government Spokesman State Minister Keheliya Rambukwella on Thursday said that the government will not sign the MCC agreement at any circumstance.

“No, will not sign,” Read more…

UN Human Rights Council 43: Item 2 Joint Statement by the Core Group on Sri Lanka

UN Human Rights Council 43: Item 2 Joint Statement by the Core Group on Sri Lanka

International Ambassador for Human Rights, Rita French delivers joint statement by the Core Group on Sri Lanka

hank you Madam President

This statement is on Read more…

Withdrawal from UN Resolution: AI calls for int’l accountability mechanism

Withdrawal from UN Resolution: AI calls for int’l accountability mechanism

Following Sri Lanka’s decision to withdraw from the UN Resolution, the Amnesty International (AI) today called on the Human Rights Council to establish an international Read more…

EU calls on Sri Lanka to put in place human rights action plan

EU calls on Sri Lanka to put in place human rights action plan

In view of the upcoming parliamentary elections, the European Union (EU) has recommended that the Government of Sri Lanka puts in place an action plan Read more…

SL withdrawing from UN resolution: Canada, UK say disappointed
27 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

SL withdrawing from UN resolution: Canada, UK say disappointed »

Canada and the UK yesterday expressed their disappointment over the decision taken by the Sri Lankan Government to withdraw from the UNHRC Resolution on Sri Read more…

Sri Lanka will not sign MCC at any circumstance-Govt spokesman
27 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka will not sign MCC at any circumstance-Govt spokesman »

Government Spokesman State Minister Keheliya Rambukwella on Thursday said that the government will not sign the MCC agreement at any circumstance.

“No, will not sign,” Read more…

UN Human Rights Council 43: Item 2 Joint Statement by the Core Group on Sri Lanka
27 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

UN Human Rights Council 43: Item 2 Joint Statement by the Core Group on Sri Lanka »

International Ambassador for Human Rights, Rita French delivers joint statement by the Core Group on Sri Lanka

hank you Madam President

This statement is on Read more…

Withdrawal from UN Resolution: AI calls for int’l accountability mechanism
27 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Withdrawal from UN Resolution: AI calls for int’l accountability mechanism »

Following Sri Lanka’s decision to withdraw from the UN Resolution, the Amnesty International (AI) today called on the Human Rights Council to establish an international Read more…

EU calls on Sri Lanka to put in place human rights action plan
27 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

EU calls on Sri Lanka to put in place human rights action plan »

In view of the upcoming parliamentary elections, the European Union (EU) has recommended that the Government of Sri Lanka puts in place an action plan Read more…

Chinese envoy says Port City will see high rise buildings coming up in two years
27 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Chinese envoy says Port City will see high rise buildings coming up in two years »

The Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa told the outgoing Chinese Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan on Thursday that his government will offer “special facilities” to investors in Read more…

More than 150 new political parties seek recognition from EC
27 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

More than 150 new political parties seek recognition from EC »

The National Elections Commission has received 156 applications from new political parties seeking in the country, its Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said.

Elections Commission Chairman told Read more…

Geneva: Right cause, wrong tactics By Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka
27 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Geneva: Right cause, wrong tactics By Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka »

he Geneva 2015 resolution is a hidden tripwire linked to a maze of claymore mines, some buried, some planted in ditches, others nested in trees. Read more…

India’s GoAir expands to SL with direct flights to Colombo
27 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

India’s GoAir expands to SL with direct flights to Colombo »

In continuation of its expansion in South Asia, GoAir – Asia’s most trusted, punctual and fastest growing airline – has announced its new direct flights Read more…

Sri Lanka informs UNHRC on withdrawal from resolution
26 Feb
2020
Written by TELO Admin

Sri Lanka informs UNHRC on withdrawal from resolution »

Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardena today formally informed the UN Human Rights Council on Sri Lanka’s decision to withdraw from co-sponsoring the UN Resolution on Read more…