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(Sinhalese, “island”), the name of the island of Ceylon in the language of the native inhabitants. In 1972, when the Ceylonese government proclaimed the island a republic, it took the name of the Republic of Sri Lanka.

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The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau represented by Chinthaka Liyanaarachchi, Head of China Desk together with the active facilitation of the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Guangzhou participated in the Guangzhou International Travel Fair (GITF) from 1st 3rd March 2018.
Once referred to as the 'Cricket Baby,' Sri Lanka emerged as World Champions in 1996 after defeating top-ranked Australia in what looked like a one-sided contest.
Apart from Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka will also be participating in the three-nation tournament.
Seetharaman said, "International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects Sri Lanka to report GDP growth of 4.
The government of Sri Lanka has bestowed an 'Award of Excellence' to Doha Bank CEO Dr R Seetharaman during a recently-held cultural programme marking the South Asian country's 70th anniversary of independence.
14 -- Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha has said, over the 70 years since Independence, Sri Lanka has never shied away from taking its fair share of responsibility in the UN system, which has helped Sri Lanka build an image as a moderate, and progressive partner, able to bridge differences and build consensus.
Skyline Sports, a Seoul-based manufacturer and exclusive supplier of baseballs to the Korea Baseball Organization, has operated in Sri Lanka since 2012.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister of Sports of Sri Lanka Dayasiri Jayasekera called on Federal Minister for Inter-provincial Coordination (IPC) Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada in Sports Complex, Islamabad on Monday.
Summary: Dubai [UAE], August 18 (ANI): Sri Lanka will be eyeing the chance to seal direct qualification for the ICC World Cup 2019 in an upcoming five-match home series against India which commences in Dambulla on Sunday.
by Times News Service Sri Lanka expects 20,000 tourist arrivals from Oman in 2016, according to Deepal Pallegangoda, Country Manager Oman, Mihin Lanka, talking during a Sri Lanka Tourism road show at Al Falaj Hotel on Sunday.
com)-- Blue Lanka Tours announced the unveiling of a new, redesigned and refreshed version of its website http://www.
Rawalpindi -- Pakistan and Sri Lanka on Tuesday have decided to enhance defence cooperation.