The Minister of Foreign Employment of Sri Lanka Thalatha Atukorale discussed cooperation in the employment sector in relation to Sri Lankan workers under the Employment Permit System (EPS) in the Republic of Korea during her meeting with the Korean Minister of Employment and Labour Lee Ki-kweon on Thursday 18 May 2017 in Seoul.
Sri Lanka and Australia enjoy strong bilateral relations, and the current state visit of President Maithripala Sirisena will give them quantum jump, says Sri Lankan High Commissioner in Australia, Mr. Somasundaram Skandakumar. Bilateral cooperation has steadily improved over the years has spread into new areas of cooperation in recent years he said further, in an exclusive interview with the President’s Media Division yesterday.
President Maithripala Sirisena carried out a Cabinet reshuffle at the Presidential Secretariat a short while ago. Under the new reshuffle nine Minisrers of Cabinet and one State Minister were sworn in before the President. Hon.Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe was also present on this occasion.
On the invitation of Government of Pakistan, a 34-member delegation, led by Most Venerable Kanumuldeniye Chandavimala Mahanayaka Thero, comprising senior Monks/Religious Scholars, Government Officials and pilgrims left for Pakistan today to attend the Vesak Festival at Taxila hosted by the Government of Pakistan for the second consecutive time from 21st May to 24th May 2017.