Sri Lankan Baritone Gehan Cooray will perform an array of operatic arias, classical melodies, and songs from Broadway and Hollywood on Monday 14 October at 8:00PM at the Zankel Hall. The performance titled “From the Heart of a Baritone is presented by North American Aviation Group Inc and will run for 90 minutes.
Sri Lanka has sought expertise in preventing violent extremism (PVE) from the Global Community Engagement & Resilience Fund (GCERF), in the post Easter Sunday scenario where violent extremism has become the biggest threat to national security. At the invitation of the Foreign Ministry, the Executive Director of GCERF, Dr.
Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha said post 21/4 has been a ‘litmus test’ on Sri Lanka’s resolve to adhere to human rights standards, while fighting terrorism, and also to determine the robustness and shortcomings of the democratic institutions that have been strengthened in recent years.
The fourth meeting of the Working Group on Governance, Rule of Law and Human Rights under the European Union-Sri Lanka Joint Commission was held in Colombo on 30 August 2019.
The Emergency Regulations that was in force will not be extended.
In keeping with the powers vested on the President under Section No 12 of the Public Security Ordinance, Security Forces will be utilized to assist the police to maintain public security, law and order in each district.
H.E. Mrs. Kshenuka Dhireni Senewiratne, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, presented her credentials to United Nations Secretary-General H.E. Mr. António Guterres today (21st August 2019)