Diaspora Festival Postponed
Posted on October 15, 2015 at 5:56 am

The Diaspora Festival suggested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs which was to be held in December is said to be postponed. Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera had told Parliament in June that in order to encourage diaspora members to engage and contribute to efforts in Sri Lanka, the Foreign Ministry is keen to organize a […]

Attack on TNA meeting in Paris
Posted on October 11, 2015 at 5:57 am

A meeting organised by the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) was attacked by the Tamil Diaspora in Paris.  The attack was allegedly triggered by the presence of one Govindan Karunakaran who was accused of crimes against Tamils in the East.

Sri Lanka calls for expat funds in Swiss accounts.
Posted on October 2, 2015 at 5:54 am

The Finance minister stated that “There are about 10 to 15 billion dollars held outside the country. We are inviting Sri Lankan expatriates to bring their money and we can offer a considerable interest rate”. This invitation is a measure to increase the dollar inflow to the country given the weaker inflow during the current […]