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Meeting with the Minister of Fisheries and Seafood of Norway

Ambassador H.E. Godfrey Cooray met Hon. Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen, Minister of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Fisheries and Seafood on 31.08.2020 at the Ministry. The Minister of Fisheries and Seafood accompanied Ms. Vibeke Greni, Director, Trade Policy Department, Ms. Ine Charlott Paulsen, Specialist Director, Trade Policy Department and Mr. Kristoffer Krogh Bjørklund, Senior Advisor, Fisheries Department. Mrs. Samanmali Atalugama, Second Secretary and Mrs. Rosie Jones, Business Development Officer have attended the meeting from the Sri Lankan side.

Development Programmes fund by Caritas Norway

The General Secretary of Caritas Norge, Martha Rubiano Skretteberg and the Senior Adviser of the International Department Mr. Aron Halfen invited H.E. Mr. Godfrey Cooray, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Norway, Finland and Iceland to the National Office of the Caritas Norway on Wednesday, 12th August 2020. Caritas Norway has been engaged with humanitarian and long term development in Sri Lanka for more than thirty years. Caritas currently have a Food Security Programme that covers twenty five districts in coordination with local and national authorities in Sri Lanka.

Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as the 13th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

The leader of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as the 13th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

The swearing in ceremony took place at the historic Kelani Raja Maha Viharaya this morning (9).