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The proposal to include the Theravada Tripitaka into the Memory of the World Register of UNESCO presented

[March 24 2019]

The occasion of religious significance of presentation of the proposal to declare the Theravada Tripitaka, the sacred scripture of Buddhists, as a World Heritage as a Memory of the World to the UN Representative was held today (23) at the Maha Maluwa (Great Terrace) of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

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INTERNATIONAL

DEVELOPMENT

RESETTLEMENT

Christchurch shootings: New Zealand to ban military style weapons, says PM

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

Special "Pola" for retired service personnel entrepreneurs

[March 26 2019]

A special 'Pola" (Trade Fair) was held at the Ministry premises for the benefit of retired service personnel entrepreneurs to market their agro based products, today (26 March).

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'Exercise Mitra Shakthi - VI' to commence tomorrow

[March 25 2019]

'Exercise Mitra Shakthi - VI' between the Indian Army and the Sri Lanka Army will begin at Diyatalawa 1 Gemunu Watch (GW) camp premises on Tuesday (26 March).

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Australian ships in the island

[March 25 2019]

Four (04) ships of the Royal Australian Navy, HMAS "Canberra", HMAS "Newcastle", HMAS "Success" and HMAS "Parramatta" arrived in Sri Lanka to take part in the Indo-Pacific Endeavour -2019, on Saturday (23rd March).

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Annual Academic Session of SLCOMM held

[March 24 2019]

The inaugural programme of the third annual academic session of the Sri Lanka College of Military Medicine (SLCOMM) commenced at the Eagles' Lakeside Banquet and Convention Hall, Attidiya on Friday (22 March 2019).

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Latest report of the forest cover in the settlement area under the Musali Pradeshiya Sabha on the North of Wilpattu National Park

[March 23 2019]

With regard to complains made by environmental groups on the land areas allocated for the resettlement of Muslim families under the "Uthuru Wasanthaya" programme in the Musali Pradeshiya Sabha region, north of the...

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Media Statement

[March 22 2019]

Certain Sri Lankan media, quoting a media reports published in Singapore regarding an alleged statement made by a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Singapore, have published is a totally baseless report.

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"In order to realize the noble concept of the President, the Tripitaka should not only be a National Heritage and World Heritage but in the future it should also be taken as a personal heritage" says Ven. Hegoda Vipassi Thero.

[March 22 2019]

A series of special religious programmes were held at the Ministry of Defence in view of the "Tiripitakabhivandana" week, today (22nd March).

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Religious ceremony held at National Media Centre in view of "Tiripitakabhivandana" week

[March 22 2019]

A special religious programme was held at the National Media Centre in Colombo in view of the "Tiripitakabhivandana" week, today (22nd March).

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President opens 'Methsiri Sevana' , the Kidney Patients Relief Service, Welfare and Research Centre

[March 22 2019]

President Maithripala Sirisena says due to the broad programmes launched within the past four years in preventing the kidney disease there is a reduction in the spread of kidney disease.

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Committee for technical aspects of inclusion of Teravada Tripitaka as a heritage in UNESCO's Memory of the World Register [March 21 2019]

Troops in Kilinochchi assist public welfare programmes [March 21 2019]

"Sagara" leaves for LIMA 2019 in Malaysia [March 20 2019]

Another segment of land to be released in East [March 19 2019]

Ministry to hold religious programmes in view of 'Tripitakabhivandana' Week [March 19 2019]


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