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03 Oct 2023
In view of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada, which falls on September 30, each year, Canadian High Commissioner Eric Walsh took questions from Daily Mirror on the selected topic and related matters relevant to Sri Lanka. It is a day on which Canadians recognise the legacy of Residential Schools and the painful, ongoing impact they have had on generations of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. It is a day to honour both
25 Sep 2023
Saudi Ambassador Khalid Hamoudh Al-Qahtani, in an interview with Daily Mirror on selected topics, details the current status of bilateral relations....
19 Sep 2023
Several Sri Lankans have immigrated and reached success in their own ways. Roy Ratnavel is one of them. The Sri Lankan born Tamil-Canadian business executive has been featured in the Canadian media for his ‘rags to riches story’ for being an immigrant who went from mailroom clerk to a Senior Executive at CI Financial, Canada’s largest independent asset management firm. Ratnavel escaped torture and imprisonment in Sri Lanka during the war and with
14 Sep 2023
Suresh.K.Shah, who heads the State Owned Enterprises Restructuring Unit, in an interview with Daily Mirror, spoke about the progress of the programme to restructure the government entities.
08 Sep 2023
Lakmini Wijesundera, Founder and Executive Director of BoardPAC Inc and IronOne Technologies will deliver the Dr. Ray Wijewardene Memorial oration today (September 8)on the topic of ‘Globalizing Sri Lankan....
08 Sep 2023
In the wake of Channel 4 Dispatches, State Minister of Rural Road Development Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan, who faces allegations, responds to questions from Daily Mirror about his alleged....
04 Sep 2023
U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen, at a media roundtable with a select group of journalists said Sri Lanka is emerging from the emergency, and his country is pleased to see the adoption.....
14 Aug 2023
A study by the Chartered Institute of Personal Management in Sri Lanka reveals that the lack of visionary leadership is the main reason for the country’s brain drain. The study surveyed over 3,600....
02 Aug 2023
Having passed the Sri Lanka Education Administrative Service Exam in 1988, Mr. R. M. M. Ratnayake had initially assumed duties as principal of a national school in the Kandy education zone.
28 Jul 2023
Ahead of the closure of the Norwegian Embassy in Colombo, Ambassador Trine Jøranli Eskedal takes questions from Daily Mirror on the reason for it and the future of bilateral relations in the absence of a resident mission....
27 Jun 2023
In early 1980s, Dr. Aurangasri Hinriksson decided to settle down in Isafirdi, Iceland with her husband and little son. Her interests to serve the community were such that she not only taught English and Mathematics to her community, but even went to the extent of reuniting adopted children from Sri Lanka with their families. Back in the ‘80s, Sri Lanka was infamous for its baby farms and baby smuggling rackets. According to Dr. Hinriksson, during
22 Jun 2023
Foreign Minister Ali Sabry, in an interview with Daily Mirror, speaks about Sri Lanka’s foreign policy, the impact of the cremation of Muslim Covid victims, on ties with West Asia (the Middle East) and Sri Lanka’s perspectives on the Indo-Pacific.
21 Jun 2023
Ceylon Tea is one product that has continued to place Sri Lanka on the world map. In positioning Ceylon Tea as a global product, the sustainability of the industry from responsible sourcing to worker....
14 Jun 2023
Priyangika Samanthie was another ‘brown child from abroad’ when she landed in Norway, seven weeks after she was born. Even though many Sri Lankans thought that she grew up white for a better opportunity....
12 Jun 2023
European Union’s Ambassador Denis Chaibi responds to questions from Daily Mirror about Sri Lanka’s reapplication for the GSP + under the revised criterion next year, bilateral ties, the Indo-Pacific strategy....
25 May 2023
Russian Ambassador Levan Dzhagaryan takes questions from Daily Mirror in an interview on bilateral ties and the current position of his country on the war with Ukraine. He spells out the importance of nuclear energy cooperation with Sri Lanka. Excerpts:
22 May 2023
Ahead of the launch of his new political party ‘Eksath Janaraja Peramuna’, MP Patali Champika Ranawaka takes questions from Daily Mirror....
15 May 2023
Sri Lanka experienced nine tremors since January this year which according to the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB) is the highest....
11 May 2023
Australian High Commissioner Paul Stephens, in an interview with Daily Mirror, responded to questions covering a broad range of issues related to bilateral ties. He maintained that there is no chance of illegal migration to Australia.
28 Apr 2023
He was born in Sri Lanka, studied in Switzerland, worked in the hotel industry and stitches some of the most beautiful hand-crafted shirts in Italy and settled in Germany, Ignatious Joseph has come back....
20 Apr 2023
World Bank Country Director for Sri Lanka, Nepal and the Maldives Faris Hadad –Zervos, in an interview with Daily Mirror, responds to questions related to the current economic crisis of Sri Lanka and the way forward.Excerpts:
10 Apr 2023
Leading economist Prof. Rohan Samarajiva, who is also chair of LIRNEasia, spells out the way forward for the country in the aftermath....
06 Apr 2023
President’s Counsel, Saliya Peiris, immediate outgoing President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL),
29 Mar 2023
Opposition MP Harsha de Silva, in response to the President’s speech on the IMF agreement, said that he was relieved that the Government had finally obtained the approval of the IMF Board for the USD 3...
08 Mar 2023
Being a woman means wearing too many hats; where it be being a mother, a career woman, a housewife or a social worker. The roles are many and all come with an unending list of challenges which only....
27 Feb 2023
Ever since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in 1948, the two countries have maintained a close, cordial, and....
06 Feb 2023
Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen who was in Sri Lanka in view of the 75th Independence Day celebrations speaks to Daily Mirror on the current status of bilateral ties, way forward....
30 Jan 2023
Bimal Ratnayake, a stalwart of Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP), in an interview with DailyMirror, responds to questions on elections, and their policies.....
12 Jan 2023
Colombo District MP Patali Champika Ranawaka who heads the 43rd Brigade shares his views on the present political situation, local government elections and economics in response to questions directed at him by Dailymirror. Excerpts of the interview:
03 Jan 2023
The had a candid interaction with former President Maithripala Sirisena on his presidency, up and downs of his political
04 Oct 2023