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Good News From Jayam April 15, 2022 Pls Scroll Down 35 items Sinhala Tamil New Year at Woodley Park, Van Nuys, Ca. Saturday April 23rd Wedding of Anuk Perera (Son of Nihal and Ruchila Perera) to Erika Torres at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, Pasadena, Ca. (Photos by Moran Moran) ALSTON lifts barriers for SRI LANKA  in DUBAI at DUBAI EXPO (Please click on arrow) ALSTON KOCH brings a 12,000 + audience to their feet with his rendition of self written song ‘Climate Change’ & later singing live on DUBAI TV & EXPO TV to a captive audience. Showing his ‘instant mastery’ he suddenly changed the lyrics of the famous song ‘LOVE IS IN THE AIR’ to ‘DUBAI IS IN THE AIR ‘ to the delight of the cheering Dubai Audiences. Later, a special guest of the Royal Family he was invited to perform at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Picture below shows Alston with PRINCE FAISAL AL SAUD of Saudi ...

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Good News From Jayam March 15, 2022 Pls Scroll Down 35 items   Happy Mardi Gras, New Orleans March 2022 President Rajapaksa Opens Sri Lanka’s Biggest Cement Factory by Lanwa President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa inaugurated the cement manufacturing facility of Lanwa Sanstha Cement Corporation Ltd., the largest cement factory in the country. They also laid the foundation stone for the proposed new steel factory. The investment for the new steel plant, which will be built on 250 acres of land is $400 million. The manufacturing process is scheduled to begin in late 2024.The investment for the cement factory, which commenced construction in March 2020, was $100 million. Covering an area of 63 acres, it is one of the largest cement factories in the South Asian region. The factory has an annual production capacity of 4 million metric tons and will supply 2.8 million metric tons to ...

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Good News From Jayam March 1, 2022 Pls Scroll Down 35 items   Spring Break in Los Angeles!   World Scout Day Marked under the Patronage of the President World Scout Day celebrations and the presentation of Presidential Scout Certificates were held under the patronage of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat. The World Organization of the Scout Movement is the largest international voluntary organization for children with over 52 million children in 172 countries. The highest award a Scout can receive is the President’s Scout Medal. Video Attached! US Ambassador Designate to Sri Lanka, Her Excellency Julie Chung Meets For Virtual Engagement with the Sri Lankan American Communty Hosted by SLF International, USA “The Sri Lankan American Community had the privilege to meet with the United States Ambassador Designate to Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Her Excellency, Julie Chung, for a Virtual Engagement hosted by the Sri ...

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Good News from Jayam – independence day – kushil gunasekera – gamini gunewardene – yohani – shelly gunewardena – queen elizabeth – zoom amigos – 15 Feb 2022     74th Anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence Celebrated in Colombo The main celebration was held under the patronage of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Independence Square in Colombo.“When steering the country in the right direction, we know that the support of each and every person in the country cannot be expected. We are not ready to abandon our plans for the country’s future prosperity by looking upon those who will not change. Our objective is to do what is right by the country, and not to please everyone,” President Rajapaksa said.“We can make our way forward, only with a positive attitude that looks optimistically towards the future. We can surmount the challenges we meet only if we dedicate ourselves to a ...

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Good News From Jayam February 1, 2022 Pls Scroll Down 35 items Happy Sri Lanka Independence Day Stunning Sri Lankan Sapphires Highlighted at the Sri Lanka Embassy in China Glittering Sri Lankan gemstones were showcased at a glamorous event hosted by the Embassy in Beijing on 17 January 2022. Sponsored by the ‘LARWINER – Gem Art Jewellery’, a range of stunning Sri Lankan blue sapphires and other coloured stones were displayed. Around 100 invited guests, including many elite dealers attended the event. Ambassador, Dr. Palitha Kohona while welcoming the guests, explained the history of Sri Lankan gem trade and the mining process, cutting, polishing and jewellery making. He invited the guests to visit Sri Lanka to see these for themselves. The Ambassador said that mini exhibitions of this nature will be organized in the future as well and hoped that exhibitors from Sri Lanka also will participate. Omicron Facts and Fiction Hosted by Sri Lanka Foundation Medical, Los Angeles, ...

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Good News From Jayam January 15, 2022 Pls Scroll Down 35 items   President to Roll Out 1,000 New National Schools Establishment Program Bringing ‘Vistas of Prosperity’ to the forefront, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will ceremoniously launch the 1,000 new national schools establishment program, covering all nine provinces. The inaugural ceremony of the 1,000 new national schools establishment program will be held at the Siyambalanduwa Maha Vidyalaya in Monaragala today at 10:30 a.m. auspicious time with the blessings of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and by the invitation of the Leader of the House of Parliament and Education Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, President’s Media Division said. Alliance Finance Secures USD 10 mn From Netherlands’ FMO Sri Lanka’s oldest finance company, Alliance Finance Company PLC (AFC), has received the second tranche of USD 5 million from the Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank (FMO) as part of a long-term financing facility of USD 10 million to ...

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Good News From Jayam January 1, 2022 Pls Scroll Down 35 items “Ecological Floating Islands” to Purify Beira Lake… President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today released a thousand ecological floating islands to Beira Lake initiating the purifying process of the lake. Beira Lake has been polluted due to unauthorized urbanization and improper upgrading of sewerage infrastructure in Colombo. The “Ecological floating islands” method was implemented under the guidance of Chairman of Land Development Corporation, Retired Major General M.R.W. de Soyza.Ecologist Ranoshi Siripala points out that the experiment conducted for water purification by planting plants such as Cannas, Savandara and Heliconia using PVC pipes,bamboo and foam mattresses as floating supports has yielded successful results.   Raja Edirisuriya Takes Over as BOI Chairman Leading civil engineer and former Ambassador to Brazil, Raja Edirisuriya has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Investment by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.  Edirisuriya took up his appointment on 15 December. ...

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Good News From Jayam December 15, 2021  The Sri Lanka Embassy in Beijing Hosts School Children Continuing it programme of community outreach, the Sri Lanka Embassy in Beijing hosted another group of school children, their teachers and some parents. Ambassador Dr Palitha Kohona chatted with them for over an hour about Sri Lanka and responded to questions. Many had heard about about Ceylon Cha (tea) and blue sapphires (lang bauchi) but not much else. The group was treated to a meal of chicken curry and rice which the children had not tasted ever before. Register Now For This Important Webinar by clicking link below: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_p63pjNdsR0yzyr5SshQhVQ     Port City’s Raja Edirisuriya Welcomes Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Japan and General Manager of Mitsubishi Raja Edirisuriya, Executive Project Management Director of Colombo Port City Development Project welcomed His Excellency Sanjiv Gunasekara, Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Japan and Kenichi Umehara, General Manager of ...

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Good News From Jayam December 1, 2021 Pls Scroll Down 38 items Hope You Had A Great Thanksgiving! Towards Toxin-Free Farming The “Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour” National Policy Framework affirms that in order to produce a healthy and productive citizenry, the government must ensure the right of the people to access a non-toxic and balanced diet. To achieve this objective the present government headed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has taken measures to ensure that only organic fertilizer would be used in the agriculture sector in the country in the future.   Roshan Seresinhe CFO/COO Younger Optics, Torrance, Ca. meets the Governor of the  State of Sonora, Mexico, Honorable Alfonso Durazo on the partnership to further expand their operations in Mexico “I had a productive meeting with members of Younger Optics, with the purpose of facilitating their expansion and generate 1000 more jobs in Ciudad Obregón. I thank Roshan Seresinhe, Director of ...

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    Good News From Jayam November 15, 2021 Pls Scroll Down  35 items     This issue of “Good News” is being sent out early, since Jayam will be on vacation for two weeks.   The Sri Lankan Smile   Outgoing US Ambassador Calls on President Rajapaksa President Gotabaya Rajapaksa thanked the United States for the support extended to Sri Lanka’s efforts to curtail the spread of Covid pandemic and for the vaccination program. He made these remarks when the outgoing American Ambassador Alaina B. Teplitz paid a farewell call at the Presidential Secretariat. He thanked Ambassador Teplitz for her efforts to advance bilateral ties and wished her well in her future endeavours. Ambassador Teplitz thanked the President and the Government of Sri Lanka for the cooperation extended to her during her tenure in Colombo.   ‘I Love Colombo’ Campaign at Colombo City Centre Colombo City Centre brings you the ...

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