France apologises to Sri Lanka over Tamil Tiger stamps
Sri Lanka’s External Affairs Minister GL Peiris summoned French ambassador Christine Robichon on Tuesday to protest after local media revealed that stamps calling for Tamil Eelam – an independent Tamil homeland – had been arriving from France.
Bright and Lush Sri Lanka
IN the days when Sri Lanka was known as Ceylon, its postage stamps conjured up images of richly plumed birds ... mountainous highlands that have the look of a tropical Scotland, one of Asia's most outward-looking cities in Colombo and, in the interior ...
Pro-LTTE stamps a "mistake"
After the stamps began appearing on mail in Sri Lanka, French Ambassador to Sri Lanka Christine ... Press Officer James Eadie confirmed in a statement sent to Khabar South Asia. There were also reports of LTTE stamps originating in Canada, but Canada ...
1956 – A Year of National and Religious Awakening
Buddhism has been the most powerful single factor in the development of Sri Lanka’s civilization ... commemorative Postage Stamps to mark the event, the completion of the renovation of the Dalada Maligawa in Kandy before the Buddha Jayanthi, offering ...
Sri Lanka’s stamp for man’s best friend
The Postal Department of Sri Lanka made history in the issue of stamps, with its latest stamp issued on Thursday ... It is now the first country is South Asia to follow such a humane policy for an important aspect of public health and disease eradication.