Sri Lanka condemns loss of civilian lives in Gaza
21st Special Session of the Human Rights Council
Human Rights Situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem
Statement by Sri Lanka
23 July 2014
Portugal interested in further improving relations with Sri Lanka
Portugal is interested in improving relationships with Sri Lanka further, Portugal's Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho, who is on an official visit to Sri Lanka, said when he met President Mahinda Rajapaksa for discussions at Temple Trees yesterday.
During the discussion with the President, Prime Minister Coelho said Portugal wanted "deeper relations" not only in the economic sector but also in the cultural and political areas as well.
Statement on the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 17
It is with profound shock and deep sadness that Sri Lanka received the news of the crash of the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 17 in Eastern Ukraine, which resulted in the tragic loss of many innocent lives, including those of infants.
Statement by Sri Lanka on the Situation in Gaza
The Government of Sri Lanka is deeply concerned at the recent escalating violence in Gaza, resulting in tragic loss of civilian lives and extensive damage to property. Cross border provocations on locations in parts of Israel also need to cease.