Daily archives: November 16th, 2017

Dr. Harsha De Silva in Geneva

Sri Lanka considers investment in peace as sound economic policy – Dr. Harsha De Silva at Geneva summit

Addressing the Third Cycle of Universal Periodic Review of Sri Lanka held in Geneva, National Policies and Economic Affairs Deputy Minster Dr. Harsha De Silva yesterday (15th Nov.) said: “For the very first time in our history, a section of the National Budget for 2018 is expressly dedicated to reconciliation.

British lady with Buddha tattoo

British woman wins $5,200 for Sri Lankan deportation over Buddha tattoo

A British woman won 800,000 rupees ($5,200) in compensation from a Sri Lankan court on Wednesday after being wrongly deported for having a Buddha tattoo on her arm.