SL an example to other countries: Obama

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US President Barack Obama had told President Maithripala Sirisena that Sri Lanka was at a transformational stage and that it was an example to other countries.

President Sirisena, who is in US to attend the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, met world leaders including the US President at a luncheon hosted by the outgoing UN Chief Ban Ki-moon.

“President Obama said Sri Lanka was an example to others and that US will be with us whenever we need assistance,” President Sirisena told media in New York.

The President said UN Chief Ban Ki-moon also expressed positive sentiments over the measures taken by Sri Lanka to create a better environment for the people.  

President Sirisena also met with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Canadian Premier Justin Trudeau.  

Meanwhile, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Right Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein, who met with the President, had assured that there was no rift between the Human Rights Commission and Sri Lanka.   

“All the leaders are happy with the progress we have made in Sri Lanka. We have their blessing.” the President said.

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  • Lanka Thursday, 22 September 2016 06:51 PM

    Yep, come see our driving skills and our efficient gov. officers. Lot to learn from us.

    Nishan Friday, 23 September 2016 11:42 AM

    Rubbish! The present regime has opened up ties not only with the west but also Japan, China, Russia, India etc. It appears that this is a one sided narrow minded comment.

    Aaryan Thursday, 22 September 2016 12:05 PM

    Yours ?

    nsmart Thursday, 22 September 2016 12:06 PM

    I feel sorry for you mate, god bless you

    DG Thursday, 22 September 2016 12:20 PM

    Complimentary remarks on our country by world leaders is encouraging and we must keep up.

    markijsn Thursday, 22 September 2016 08:27 PM

    Because Sri Lanka is the only country where the politicos rejected by people are appointed to parliament. Because it is the only country in the world where the opposition leader is appointed by the ruling party itself. Also it is the only country in the world where only the opposition members are arrested and prosecuted on various charges.

    Nilan Thursday, 22 September 2016 12:28 PM

    By the comments I feel that some people still thinks other countries are plotting against Sri Lanka for its Oil. lol

    tony Thursday, 22 September 2016 12:30 PM

    well said

    kk Thursday, 22 September 2016 09:47 PM

    they do what I say via DM Android App

    Ikram Thursday, 22 September 2016 08:30 AM

    Blessings are foundation for a victory!! Keep going we are staying calm untill it happens. We are confident that slow progress leads to a long term great victory. Great nations are not build within a day.May Allah bless you!

    Andare Thursday, 22 September 2016 09:06 AM

    Must wait for comments of WimalGamanpila and other JO members via DM Android App

    Sri Lankan Thursday, 22 September 2016 09:33 AM

    Brain washed via DM Android App

    Hitapangmachan Thursday, 22 September 2016 09:34 AM

    best precedent in the world via DM iOS App

    Realist Thursday, 22 September 2016 10:02 AM

    Boot lickers are not only desirable, they should be promoted and encouraged to breed.

    Manel Thursday, 22 September 2016 10:08 AM

    Obama seems to have taken a great liking for MY3.

    cheers Thursday, 22 September 2016 10:11 AM

    So this clearly shows why countries like USA, Canada, UK, India funded to oust Rajapakse as he was a tough leader the sri lankan style. This government will bow down to any UN, USA,UK,CANADA, INDIA as whatever they failed from Rajapakse is now given on a platter. So the news of RAW now confirms this whatever said and done Rajapakse told them where to stand no nonsense approach which they disliked.

    Vijith Pieterz Thursday, 22 September 2016 10:27 AM

    Our Hon. President always have good links with the World Leaders, un-like Mahinda to have close relationship with Uganda President only.

    Manuel Benjamin Thursday, 22 September 2016 10:28 AM

    Hope Mahinda Rajapakshe

    J Palitha Thursday, 22 September 2016 10:30 AM

    MS is really a great legend having close friendship with the world leaders. This is a good sign for our country's prosperity.

    Kadupol Jothywansa Thursday, 22 September 2016 10:33 AM

    The whole world knows that our President is a Legend like Nelson Mandela. That is why the world leaders respects him. Stupid MR could not maintain this and that is why he lost and kept in a corner.

    Truth Wednesday, 28 September 2016 01:39 AM

    Why would any country would fund a regime change when Sri Lanka does not have any economic interest to them?

    Maqs Wednesday, 21 September 2016 09:49 PM

    Three cheers!!!


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