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MINISTER DINESH GUNAWARDENA CALLS ON FOREIGN MINISTRY OFFICIALS TO RISE TO NEW CHALLENGES

Minister of Foreign Relations Dinesh Gunawardena assumed duties at the Foreign Ministry on Monday 25 November 2019.

Minister Gunawardena was received by Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha and other senior officials upon his arrival at the Ministry. Following religious observances, the Minister officially assumed duties.

Later, the Foreign Minister who addressed the staff, remarked that the Foreign Service is highly regarded. The Minister stressed that the entire country is looking towards the Foreign Ministry to find solutions for external pressures and challenges. Hence, it is necessary for the officers in the Ministry and the network of missions to work dedicatedly towards overcoming these challenges.  He also stated that President Rajapaksa’s vision is for Sri Lanka to be safe and secure; leading the country towards a prosperous future. He further stated that in achieving these objectives, a single agency cannot work alone, but must work in unison with other institutions, and hence the role of the Foreign Ministry is vital in this aspect.

Welcoming the Minister, Foreign Secretary Aryasinha, said over the past months efforts had been made to institute efficient mechanisms to achieve foreign policy objectives, which could be evaluated through measurable targets and key performance indicators. Recalling that  Minister Gunawardena has always stood for Sri Lanka Foreign Service officers to be given priority in serving in foreign capitals, Secretary Aryasinha said the ratio of career diplomats heading Sri Lanka missions overseas has increased from 37% a year ago, to 58%.

The Minister pledged his fullest support to the Ministry and its officials and called on all staff members to work as a team in fulfilling the foreign policy objectives outlined by the Head of State.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Colombo
26 November 2019

 

 

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The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Warsaw Participates in the 27th International Travel Show – TT Warsaw 2019

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Warsaw in association with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotional Bureau participated in the 27th International Travel Show – TT Warsaw 2019, which was held from 21 to 23 November 2019 in the Palace of Culture and Science.

TT Warsaw is a major international event for the tourism industry, focused on establishing commercial and business contacts with businesses from Poland and abroad. The event offers an exceptional opportunity for countries around the world to showcase as tourist destinations, and also to promote Poland’s tourism potential on the international stage.

 Sri Lanka was represented by 15 leading tour companies: Tropical Asia Tours (Pvt) Ltd, Kanwel Holidays, Ayubowan Tours & Travels, Golden Isle Travels (Pvt) Ltd, Asian Escapes, Jetwing Travels, Jetwing Hotels, Riff Hikkaduwa, Crystal Holidays, Aitken Spence Travels, Ceylon My Dream, Holiday Concepts, DUS Lanka Travels, NKAR Travels, E-Turismo Lanka.

The Sri Lankan stand at the TT Warsaw was inaugurated by Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Poland, C.A.H.M Wijeratne, by lightning the traditional oil lamp. Embassy officials, Ms. Sarangi Thilakasena, Representative of the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau and representatives of the Sri Lankan Travel companies/tour operators participated in the ceremonial opening at the Sri Lankan stand.

The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotional Bureau along with the Sri Lankan and Polish Travel companies and tour operators, promoted tour packages for Sri Lanka. Many visitors frequented the Sri Lankan stand and inquired about interesting sites and activities in the country. Tourist brochures in Polish and English showcasing Sri Lanka’s heritage, scenery, wildlife and festival were distributed among the visitors. Tea was also promoted at the fair and large crowds gathered at the stand to taste a cup of “Ceylon Tea”.

Sri Lankan Cultural dance performance and A video of Sri Lanka’s beauty was continuously played during the 3-day fair.

The improvement of the economic status of the Poles and their curiosity about the world are sparking interest in travel and tourism. Nearly 40 million of the population that has expressed this interest has triggered a revival of domestic travel agencies, which are welcoming foreign business partners and expanding outbound travel offers.

Embassy of Sri Lanka

Warsaw

11/25/2019

 

 

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President Rajapaksa assumes duties.

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa assumed duties as the 7th Executive President of Sri Lanka at the Presidential Secretariat today (19).

The President assumed duties following religious observances and the event was attended by former president Maithripala Sirisena as well.

Several political party leaders including Prof. G. L. Peiris, Dinesh Gunawardane, Douglas Devananda, Wimal Weerawansa, Vasudeva Nanayakkara, Prof. Tissa Witharana and Members of Parliament, Bandula Gunawardane, Dayasiri Jayasekera, Gamini Lokuge, Mahinda Yapa Abeywardane, Keheliya Rambukwella, former Secretaries to the Presidents, Lalith Weeratunga and Udaya Seneviratne, new Secretaries Dr. P. B. Jayasundara, Major General Kamal Gunaratne, and S. R. Attygalle and former Defnce Secretary Major General Shantha Kottegoda were also present on this occasion.

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New President sworn-in

The winner of the 2019 Presidential Election, SLPP candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as the 7th Executive President of Sri Lanka today (November 18) in Anuradhapura. He took oaths before Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya.

Secretary to the President Udaya R Seniviratne read out the proclamation declaring Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the President. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa were also present on this occasion.

Addressing the nation after the formal swearing-in ceremony at MahaMaluwa of Ruwanweli Maha Seya, President Rajapaksa thanked everyone who voted for his victory and welcomed the minor communities in the country to join hands with him to work towards the prosperity of the nation.

He said he will lead the country based on the Buddhist philosophy which upholds principles of equality and justice. While providing the state sponsorship to safeguard the traditional heritage of the nation he said he will take measures to protect the rights of the civilians to live in peace and reconciliation.

Furthermore he said that the time has come to work as a one force to build the nation and a people-centric government is a prerequisite to achieve this objective. The national security would be the top most priority and the state security mechanism will be strengthened to protect our Motherland.

Elaboration on his foreign policy, President Rajapaksa said that “We want to remain neutral in our foreign relations and stay out of any conflicts among the world powers”.

“We will have our fullest commitment to achieve the sustainable development goals of the UN”.

“The Government should always set an example to the society. Professionalism and efficiency should be the cornerstone of government of administrations. Meritocracy and technocracy should be promoted all times, corruption will be never tolerate under my administration”.

He called on other nations to respect the sovereignty of Sri Lanka.

The recently concluded elections saw the beginning of a new political culture in this country and the examples set would be continued in future activities of the government.

The new President highlighted the importance of using the modern technology in every aspect of the governance.

President Rajapaksa further said he would form a new government soon to carry out his policies.

He said it is his responsibility to serve every community in this country. No challenge is insurmountable if we work together.

“I love my country. I am proud of my country. I have a vision for my country. Hence, I called on everyone to join me in this journey,” he said.

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Sri Lankan Community in Poland Celebrated the Deepavali Festival

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Warsaw, together with the Sri Lankan community in Poland celebrated the Deepavali festival at the Embassy on 26th October 2019. 

The traditional oil lamp was lit by the Ambassador followed by a program of Hindu rituals and Religious observances held with offering flowers, preaching Hindu slogans and burning incense to the Ganapathi Statue. After the Hindu religious observances, the gathering was joined with lighting candles. Everyone wished each other harmony, happiness, peace, and which represents the triumph of light over darkness.

The event was concluded with the dinner arranged by the Embassy.

 

 

 Embassy of Sri Lanka

Warsaw

28/10/2019

 

 

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Sri Lanka participates at World Travel Show 2019 at Warsaw, Poland

Under the auspices of the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) in collaboration with Sri Lankan Embassy in Warsaw, Sri Lankan travel agents and tour companies participated at the World Travel Show held in Warsaw which commenced on 18th  October 2019.

The World Travel Show is the biggest and one of the most important tourism trade fair in Poland. Tour operators and contractors from all around the world have been invited for the Show. Numerous exhibitors presented their rich offer of products in various showrooms such as Travel Showroom, Camper & Caravan Showroom, Warsaw Yacht showroom and Warsaw Ski & outdoor Show.

The   Ambassador CAHM Wijeratne, opened the Sri Lanka pavilion. The Secretary, Ministry of Tourism development, Wildlife conservation and Christian Affairs and Mr. Jagath Perera, Marketing officer, at Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau attended the opening ceremony.

 

The Embassy of Sri Lanka

Warsaw

21.10.2019

 

 

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Minister Anna Moskwa spotkała się z Ambasadorem Sri Lanki

16 października 2019 r. podsekretarz stanu w Ministerstwie Gospodarki Morskiej i Żeglugi Śródlądowej Anna Moskwa przyjęła w siedzibie MGMiŻŚ Ambasadora Sri Lanki w Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej C. Wijeratne.

Minister przedstawiła zakres zadań realizowanych przez MGMiŻŚ i poinformowała Ambasadora o priorytetach ministerstwa. W dalszej części spotkania omawiano kwestię potencjału eksportowego Sri Lanki o którym w dużym stopniu stanowią cenione na świecie owoce morza oraz ryby.

Poruszono również kwestie związane z edukacją morską i możliwością uzyskiwania uznawanych na całym świecie certyfikatów na kursach prowadzonych w języku angielskim. Ambasador zaproponował zainicjowanie współpracy polegającej na wymianie studentów pomiędzy placówkami obu państw zajmującymi się kształceniem w obszarach związanych z morzem i żeglugą i wyraził swoje zainteresowanie polskim systemem stypendialnym.

Minister podjęła także temat poparcia ze strony lankijskiej dla kandydatury Polski do Rady IMO na lata 2020-2021. Ambasador odniósł się z dużą życzliwością do polskiej kandydatury i obiecał swoje wsparcie dla niej.

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COLOMBO MEETING PRESSES FOR RATIONALIZATION OF AREAS OF COOPERATION AND ADOPTION OF A BIMSTEC CHARTER

Rationalization of areas of cooperation of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) and draft Charter of the organization were deliberated and a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to be signed between the BIMSTEC Secretariat and the Asian Development Bank was agreed on during the 2nd meeting of the (BIMSTEC) Permanent Working Committee (BPWC) hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Colombo on 10 and 11 October 2019. The deliberations were attended by all BIMSTEC Member States namely, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand and the BIMSTEC Secretariat. The meeting was chaired by Mr P.M. Amza Additional Secretary, Economic Affairs Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

In his opening remarks, Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha emphasized the importance of individual and collective efforts of Member States in making BIMSTEC a more robust organization. He noted with concern that BIMSTEC which entered its third decade, is yet to reap benefits of the full socio-economic potential of the region – with intra- regional trade at only 3.7% and investment approximately 5%. He urged delegations to actively seek to understand what holds the organization back – imagination, resources or political will. As current BIMSTEC Chair, Sri Lanka saw as crucial in re-energizing the organization, the early finalization of the BIMSTEC Charter and the rationalization of the sectors in order to maximize utilization of resources and to make BIMSTEC a result oriented organization delivering tangible benefits to all its people. While extending his appreciation for the solidarity shown by member countries of BIMSTEC towards Sri Lanka in the aftermath of Easter attacks, he said Sri Lanka will forge closer cooperation, especially in the areas of counter terrorism and transnational crimes. He also emphasized the importance of BIMSTEC working closely with various international organizations such as the IORA, ASEAN and the ADB.

The Secretary General of BIMSTEC, Ambassador M Shahidul Islam, in his remarks, referring to the Leaders decisions at the 4th BIMSTEC Summit in Kathmandu in August 2018 pertaining to institutional reforms, reinvigorating sectoral activities through the rationalization of the areas of cooperation and a BIMSTEC Charter, emphasized the need to place before the Fifth BIMSTEC Summit to be held in Colombo some concrete outcome for endorsement, rather than presenting the status of work in progress. He said the BPWC is composed of senior level officials of Member States, who act as BIMSTEC National Focal Points in their respective capitals, and hence could produce the maximum.

Following the decision made at the 4th BIMSTEC Summit held in Kathmandu to expand the institutional capacity of BIMSTEC through financing and human resources, the BPWC further deliberated on the new tier of directors to be appointed to the Secretariat. Sri Lanka is also eligible to nominate a Director to the BIMSTEC Secretariat in June 2020. An updated draft template of the Memorandum of Association (MoA) on the Establishment of the BIMSTEC Centres/Entities, the draft calendar of activities/events-2020 and the Secretariat’s estimated budget for FY 2020, was also considered at the meeting. The meeting concluded with all Member States reaffirming their commitment towards achieving the objectives of BIMSTEC, which sets the spring board for the 3rd Meeting of the BPWC, scheduled to be held in January/February 2020.

The BIMSTEC Secretary General Ambassador Shahidul Islam also called on Foreign Secretary on the sidelines of the meeting and discussed modalities aimed at strengthening the institutional and operational framework of BIMSTEC.  Foreign Secretary Aryasinha assured the Secretary General that Sri Lanka was fully committed to help make BIMSTEC an imaginative robust organization that serves the aspirations of its people, rather than being pre-occupied with routine administrative details.

 

                                                                                                                                              

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Colombo
16 October 2019

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මාධ්‍ය නිවේදනය

සහයෝගිතා ක්ෂේත්‍ර සාධාරණීකරණය හා බිම්ස්ටෙක් ප්‍රඥප්තිය සම්මත කර ගැනීම පිළිබඳව කොළඹ රැස්වීමෙහි දී අවධාරණය කෙරේ

විදේශ කටයුතු අමාත්‍යාංශයේ සත්කාරකත්වයෙන් යුතුව 2019 ඔක්තෝබර් 10 සහ 11 යන දිනවල කොළඹ දී පවත්වන ලද බිම්ස්ටෙක් නිත්‍ය ක්‍රියාකාරී කමිටුවේ (BPWC) දෙවැනි රැස්වීමේ දී බහු ආංශික තාක්ෂණික හා ආර්ථික සහයෝගීතාව පිළිබඳ බෙංගාල බොක්ක ආශ්‍රිත රටවල සංවිධානයේ (BIMSTEC) සහයෝගිතා ක්ෂේත්‍ර සාධාරණීකරණය හා එම සංවිධානයේ ප්‍රඥප්තියේ කෙටුම්පත පිළිබඳව සාකච්ඡා පවත්වන ලද අතර, එහි දී බිම්ස්ටෙක් ලේකම් කාර්යාලය හා ආසියානු සංවර්ධන බැංකුව අතර අත්සන් තැබීමට නියමිත අවබෝධතා ගිවිසුමේ කෙටුම්පත සඳහා එකඟතාවය පළ කරන ලදී. සියලු බිම්ස්ටෙක් සාමාජික රාජ්‍ය, එනම්, බංගලාදේශය, භූතානය, ඉන්දියාව, මියන්මාරය, නේපාලය, ශ්‍රී ලංකාව හා තායිලන්තය මෙන්ම, බිම්ස්ටෙක් ලේකම් කාර්යාලය ද මෙම සාකච්ඡා සඳහා සහභාගී විය. විදේශ කටයුතු අමාත්‍යාංශයේ ආර්ථික කටයුතු අංශයේ අතිරේක ලේකම් පී.එම්. අම්සා මහතා මෙම රැස්වීමෙහි මුලසුන දැරීය.

බිම්ස්ටෙක් සංවිධානය වඩාත් ශක්තිමත් සංවිධානයක් බවට පත් කිරීම සඳහා සාමාජික රාජ්‍ය වෙන් වෙන් වශයෙන් හා සාමූහිකව දරනු ලබන ප්‍රයත්නවල වැදගත්කම පිළිබඳව විදේශ ලේකම් රවිනාථ ආර්යසිංහ මහතා තම සමාරම්භක දේශනයේ දී අවධාරණය කළේය. තුන්වැනි දශකය තුළට පිවිස සිටින බිම්ස්ටෙක් කලාපයේ, අන්තර් කලාපීය වෙළඳාම 3.7% ක් සහ ආයෝජනය දළ වශයෙන් 5% ක් පමණක් වන අතර, එහි පූර්ණ සමාජ-ආර්ථික විභවයේ ප්‍රතිලාභ තවමත් ලබාගෙන නොමැති බව ඔහු සඳහන් කළේය. මෙම සංවිධානයෙහි ඉදිරි ගමන වළකාලන්නේ පරිකල්පනය, සම්පත් හෝ දේශපාලන අභිමතය යන කවරක් දැයි තේරුම් ගැනීම සඳහා ක්‍රියාකාරීව උත්සාහ දරන ලෙස ඔහු නියෝජිතයින්ගෙන් ඉල්ලා සිටියේය. බිම්ස්ටෙක්හි වර්තමාන සභාපතිත්වය දරන රට ලෙස ශ්‍රී ලංකාව, බිම්ස්ටෙක් සංවිධානය, සම්පත් උපරිම ලෙස උපයෝගී කර ගනිමින් එහි සියලු ජනතාවන් වෙත නිශ්චිත ප්‍රතිලාභ ළඟා කරවන, ප්‍රතිඵල අරමුණු කරගත් සංවිධානයක් බවට පත් කිරීම පිණිස බිම්ස්ටෙක් සංවිධානය යලි පණගැන්වීම සඳහා බිම්ස්ටෙක් ප්‍රඥප්තිය ඉක්මනින් නිමා කිරීම සහ එහි ක්ෂේත්‍ර සාධාරණීකරණය කිරීමේ ඇති තීරණාත්මක බව බව දුටුවාය. පාස්කු ඉරුදින එල්ල වූ ප්‍රහාරයෙන් අනතුරුව බිම්ස්ටෙක්හි සාමාජික රටවල් ශ්‍රී ලංකාව කෙරෙහි දක්වන ලද සහයෝගිතාව පිළිබඳව සිය ප්‍රශංසාව පුද කරමින් ඔහු කියා සිටියේ, විශේෂයෙන් ත්‍රස්තවිරෝධී කටයුතු හා දේශසීමා ඉක්මවමින් සිදුකරන අපරාධ සම්බන්ධයෙන් ශ්‍රී ලංකාව සමීප සහයෝගීතාවයක් ඇති කර ගන්නා බවයි. බිම්ස්ටෙක් සංවිධානය, අයෝරා, ආසියාන් සහ ආසියානු සංවර්ධන බැංකුව වැනි විවිධ ජාත්‍යන්තර සංවිධාන සමඟ සමීපව කටයුතු කිරීමේ වැදගත්කම ද ඔහු අවධාරණය කළේය.

බිම්ස්ටෙක් සංවිධානයේ මහලේකම් තානාපති එම්. ෂාහිදුල් ඉස්ලාම් මැතිතුමා සිය අදහස් දැක්වීමේ දී, 2018 අගෝස්තු මාසයේ දී කත්මණ්ඩු නුවර පැවති 4 වැනි බිම්ස්ටෙක් සමුළුවේ දී නායකයින් විසින් ආයතනික ප්‍රතිසංස්කරණ, සහයෝගීතා ක්ෂේත්‍ර සාධාරණීකරණය කිරීම සහ ආංශික ක්‍රියාකාරකම් පුනර්ජීවනය කිරීම සහ බිම්ස්ටෙක් ප්‍රඥප්තියට අදාළව ගන්නා ලද තීරණ පිළිබඳව සඳහන් කරමින්, කොළඹ දී පැවැත්වීමට නියමිත පස්වැනි බිම්ස්ටෙක් මහ සමුළුවේ දී, සිදුකෙරෙමින් පවතින වැඩකටයුතු පිළිබඳ ප්‍රගතිය ඉදිරිපත් කරනවාට වඩා, අනුමත කිරීම සඳහා වූ යම් නිශ්චිත ප්‍රතිඵල ඉදිරිපත් කිරීමේ අවශ්‍යතාවය අවධාරණය කළේය. තම තමන්ගේ රටවල අගනගරවල ජාතික කේන්ද්‍රස්ථාන ලෙස කටයුතු කරන, එම සාමාජික රාජ්‍යවල ජ්‍යේෂ්ඨ මට්ටමේ නිලධාරීන්ගෙන් බිම්ස්ටෙක් නිත්‍ය ක්‍රියාකාරී කමිටුව සමන්විත වන බැවින්, එමඟින් උපරිමය උත්පාදනය කළ හැකි බව ද ඔහු පැවසීය.

මූල්‍ය හා මානව සම්පත් තුළින් බිම්ස්ටෙක්හි ආයතනික ධාරිතාවය පුළුල් කිරීම සඳහා කත්මණ්ඩු නුවර පැවති 4 වන බිම්ස්ටෙක් සමුළුවේ දී ගන්නා ලද තීරණයෙන් අනතුරුව, මහලේකම් කාර්යාලය සඳහා පත් කිරීමට අපේක්ෂිත නව අධ්‍යක්ෂවරුන් පිළිබඳව බිම්ස්ටෙක් නිත්‍ය ක්‍රියාකාරී කමිටුව තවදුරටත් සාකච්ඡා කළේය. බිම්ස්ටෙක් මහලේකම් කාර්යාලය සඳහා අධ්‍යක්ෂවරයෙකු නම් කිරීමට 2020 ජුනි මාසයේ දී ශ්‍රී ලංකාව ද සුදුසුකම් ලබනු ඇත. බිම්ස්ටෙක් මධ්‍යස්ථාන/ආයතන පිහිටුවීම පිළිබඳ සහයෝගිතා ගිවිසුමේ යාවත්කාලීන කෙටුම්පත් ආකෘතියක්, 2020 ක්‍රියාකාරකම්/සිදුවීම් දින දර්ශනයේ කෙටුම්පත සහ 2020 මුදල් වර්ෂය සඳහා මහලේකම් කාර්යාලයේ ඇස්තමේන්තුගත අයවැය ද මෙම රැස්වීමේ දී සලකා බලන ලදී. 2020 ජනවාරි/පෙබරවාරි මාසවල දී පැවැත්වීමට නියමිත බිම්ස්ටෙක් නිත්‍ය ක්‍රියාකාරී කමිටුවේ 3 වැනි රැස්වීම සඳහා අවශ්‍ය ජවය ලබාදෙන, බිම්ස්ටෙක්හි අරමුණු සාක්ෂාත් කර ගැනීම සඳහා සියලු සාමාජික රාජ්‍යයන්ගේ කැපවීම යළිත් තහවුරු කරමින් මෙම රැස්වීම අවසන් විය.

බිම්ස්ටෙක් මහලේකම් තානාපති ෂාහිදුල් ඉස්ලාම් මැතිතුමා, රැස්වීම අතරතුර දී විදේශ ලේකම්වරයා හමුවී බිම්ස්ටෙක්හි ආයතනික හා මෙහෙයුම් රාමුව ශක්තිමත් කිරීම අරමුණු කරගත් ක්‍රමවේදයන් පිළිබඳව සාකච්ඡා කළේය. සාමාන්‍ය පරිපාලන කටයුතුවල නිරතව සිටීමට වඩා, බිම්ස්ටෙක් සංවිධානය තම ජනතාවගේ අභිලාෂයන්ට සේවය කරන පරිකල්පනයකින් යුතු ශක්තිමත් සංවිධානයක් බවට පත් කිරීම සඳහා උදව් කිරීමට ශ්‍රී ලංකාව පූර්ණ වශයෙන් කැපවී සිටින බව විදේශ ලේකම් ආර්යසිංහ මහතා මහලේකම්වරයාට සහතික විය.

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 பிம்ஸ்டெக் சாசனத்தின் கூட்டிணைக்கவேண்டிய அம்சங்களைச் சீரமைத்தல் மற்றும் பின்பற்றுதல் தொடர்பில் கொழும்பில் இடம்பெற்ற கூட்டம் அழுத்தம் கொடுத்தது

அக்டோபர் 10 மற்றும் 11 ஆந் திகதிகளில் வெளிநாட்டு அலுவல்கள் அமைச்சு கொழும்பில் நடாத்திய பிம்ஸ்டெக் நிரந்தர செயற்குழுவின் (BPWC) 2வது கூட்டத்தின் போது, வங்காள விரிகுடா பல்துறை தொழில்நுட்ப பொருளாதார கூட்டுறவிற்கான முன்னெடுப்பு (பிம்ஸ்டெக்) மற்றும் அமைப்பின் வரைவு சாசனம் ஆகியவற்றின் கூட்டுறவிற்கான அம்சங்கள் பகுப்பாய்வு செய்யப்பட்டு, பிம்ஸ்டெக் செயலகம் மற்றும் ஆசிய அபிவிருத்தி வங்கிக்கு இடையில் கைச்சாத்திடப்பட வேண்டிய புரிந்துணர்வு ஒப்பந்தம் ஏற்றுக்கொள்ளப்பட்டது. இந்த கலந்தாலோசனைகளில் பங்களாதேஷ், பூட்டான், இந்தியா, மியான்மார், நேபாளம், இலங்கை, தாய்லாந்து ஆகிய அனைத்து பிம்ஸ்டெக் உறுப்பு நாடுகளும் மற்றும் பிம்ஸ்டெக் செயலகமும் கலந்து கொண்டன. இந்த கூட்டத்திற்கு, வெளிநாட்டு அலுவல்கள் அமைச்சின் பொருளாதார விவகாரங்கள் பிரிவிற்கான மேலதிக செயலாளர் திரு. பி.எம். அம்ஸா தலைமை தாங்கினார்.

தனது தொடக்க உரையில், பிம்ஸ்டெக்கை மிகவும் வலுவான அமைப்பாக மாற்றுவதில் உறுப்பு நாடுகளின் தனிப்பட்ட மற்றும் கூட்டு முயற்சிகளின் முக்கியத்துவத்தை வெளிவிவகார செயலாளர் ரவிநாத ஆரியசிங்க வலியுறுத்தினார். தனது மூன்றாவது தசாப்தத்தில் நுழைந்துள்ள பிம்ஸ்டெக், 3.7% ஆன உள்ளக பிராந்திய வர்த்தகம் மற்றும் அண்ணளவாக 5% ஆன முதலீடு என்ற வகையில், பிராந்தியத்தின் முழுமையான சமூக – பொருளாதார ஆற்றலின் பலன்களை இன்னும் பெற்றுக்கொள்ளவில்லை என அவர் கவலையுடன் சுட்டிக்காட்டினார். கற்பனையாற்றல், வளங்கள் அல்லது அரசியல் விருப்பம் போன்றவற்றில் அமைப்பை மீளச் செய்யும் விடயங்கள் குறித்து புரிந்துகொள்வதற்கு பிரதிநிதிகள் செயற்பாட்டு ரீதியில் முயற்சித்தல் வேண்டும் என அவர் கேட்டுக்கொண்டார். தற்போதைய பிம்ஸ்டெக் தலைவர் என்ற வகையில், நிறுவனத்தை மீண்டும் உற்சாகப்படுத்துதல், பிம்ஸ்டெக் சாசனத்தை விரைவாக இறுதிப்படுத்துதல், வளங்களை அதிகபட்சமாக பயன்படுத்துவதற்காக துறைகளை பகுப்பாய்வு செய்தல் மற்றும் பிம்ஸ்டெக்கை அதன் அனைத்து மக்களுக்கும் உறுதியான நன்மைகளை வழங்கும் ஒரு முடிவு சார்ந்த அமைப்பாக மாற்றுதல் ஆகியன முக்கியமானவையாக இலங்கை கண்டறிந்தது. ஈஸ்டர் தாக்குதல்களுக்குப் பின்னர், பிம்ஸ்டெக்கின் உறுப்பு நாடுகள் இலங்கைக்கு காட்டிய ஒற்றுமைக்கு தனது பாராட்டுக்களைத் தெரிவித்த அதே வேளை, குறிப்பாக பயங்கரவாத எதிர்ப்பு மற்றும் நாடுகடந்த குற்றங்கள் போன்றவற்றில் இலங்கை நெருக்கமான ஒத்துழைப்பை நோக்கி முன்னேறிச் செல்லும் என தெரிவித்தார்.  IORA, ஆசியான் மற்றும் ADB போன்ற பல்வேறு சர்வதேச அமைப்புகளுடன் பிம்ஸ்டெக் நெருக்கமாக பணியாற்றுவதன் முக்கியத்துவத்தையும் அவர் வலியுறுத்தினார்.

நிறுவன சீர்திருத்தங்கள், ஒத்துழைப்பு மற்றும் பிம்ஸ்டெக் சாசனம் ஆகியவற்றின் பகுப்பாய்வின் மூலம் துறைசார் நடவடிக்கைகளை புதுப்பித்தல் ஆகியவற்றுடன் தொடர்பாக காத்மாண்டுவில் 2018 ஆகஸ்டில் நடைபெற்ற 4 வது பிம்ஸ்டெக் உச்சி மாநாட்டில் தலைவர்களால் மேற்கொள்ளப்பட்ட தீர்மானங்களை தனது உரையின் போது குறிப்பிட்ட பிம்ஸ்டெக்கின் செயலாளர் நாயகம் தூதுவர் எம் ஷாஹிதுல் இஸ்லாம், கொழும்பில் நடைபெறவுள்ள ஐந்தாவது பிம்ஸ்டெக் உச்சிமாநாட்டிற்கு முன்னர், நடைமுறையிலுள்ள பணிகளின் நிலைமையை வழங்குவதற்குப் புறம்பாக, ஒப்புதலுக்கான சில உறுதியான விளைவுகளை முன்வைக்க வேண்டியதன் அவசியம் குறித்து வலியுறுத்தினார். BPWC என்பது அந்தந்த தலைநகரங்களில் பிம்ஸ்டெக்கின் தேசிய குவியப் புள்ளிகளாக செயற்படும் உறுப்பு நாடுகளின் சிரேஷ்ட மட்ட அதிகாரிகளைக் கொண்டுள்ளமையினால், அதிகபட்சமானதை உருவாக்க முடியும் என அவர் தெரிவித்தார்.

நிதி மற்றும் மனித வளங்கள் மூலம் பிம்ஸ்டெக்கின் நிறுவன ரீதியான திறனை விரிவுபடுத்துவதற்காக காத்மாண்டுவில் நடைபெற்ற 4 வது பிம்ஸ்டெக் உச்சி மாநாட்டில் மேற்கொள்ளப்பட்ட தீர்மானத்தைத் தொடர்ந்து, செயலகத்திற்கு புதிய பணிப்பாளர்கள் நியமிக்கப்பட வேண்டும் என BPWC மேலும் ஆலோசித்தது. 2020 ஜூன் மாதம் பிம்ஸ்டெக் செயலகத்திற்கு பணிப்பாளர் ஒருவரை நியமிப்பதற்கு இலங்கையும் தகுதி பெற்றுள்ளது. பிம்ஸ்டெக் நிறுவனங்கள் / அமைப்புக்களை நிறுவுவது தொடர்பான சங்கத்தின் குறிப்பாணையின் புதுப்பிக்கப்பட்ட வரைவு வார்ப்புரு, நடவடிக்கைகள் / நிகழ்வுகளின் வரைவு நாட்காட்டி – 2020 மற்றும் 2020 ஆம் நிதியாண்டிற்கான செயலகத்தின் மதிப்பிடப்பட்ட பாதீடு ஆகியன தொடர்பிலும் இந்தக் கூட்டத்தின் போது கவனம் செலுத்தப்பட்டது. 2020 ஜனவரி / பெப்ரவரி மாதங்களில் நடைபெறவிருக்கும் BPWC இன் 3 வது கூட்டத்திற்கான அடித்தளங்களை அமைக்கும் பிம்ஸ்டெக்கின் நோக்கங்களை அடைவதற்கான உறுதிப்பாட்டை அனைத்து உறுப்பு நாடுகளும் உறுதிப்படுத்தியதன் மூலம் கூட்டம் நிறைவடைந்தது.

பிம்ஸ்டெக்கின் செயலாளர் நாயகம் தூதுவர் ஷாஹிதுல் இஸ்லாம் கூட்டத்தின் பக்க நிகழ்வுகளில் வெளிவிவகார செயலாளரை சந்தித்து, பிம்ஸ்டெக்கின் நிறுவன மற்றும் செயற்பாட்டுக் கட்டமைப்பை வலுப்படுத்துவதை நோக்காகக் கொண்ட முறைகள் குறித்து கலந்துரையாடினார். வழக்கமான நிர்வாக விவரங்களுடன் முன்கூட்டியே ஆக்கிரமிக்கப்படுவதை விட, பிம்ஸ்டெக்கை அதன் மக்களின் அபிலாஷைகளுக்கு சேவை செய்யும் கற்பனை வலுவான அமைப்பாக மாற்றுவதற்காக இலங்கை முழுமையாக ஈடுபடும் என வெளிவிவகார செயலாளர் ஆரியசிங்க செயலாளர் நாயகத்துக்கு உறுதியளித்தார்.

வெளிநாட்டு அலுவல்கள் அமைச்சு
கொழும்பு
 
16 அக்டோபர் 2019
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SRI LANKA SAYS TANGIBLE ASSISTANCE NEEDED TO CONSOLIDATE ON SRI LANKA’S RESTORATION OF NORMALCY POST 21/4

Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha who is presently leading the Sri Lanka delegation to the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly, met with Mr. Vladimir Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General, Office of Counter-Terrorism (OCT) and his team and Ms. Michéle Coninsx, Assistant-Secretary-General (ASG) and Executive Director of the Counter- Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week. Ambassador Kshenuka Senewiratne, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, and other senior officials were associated with the Foreign Secretary.

The Secretary thanked the UN and the international community who unreservedly condemned the Easter Sunday attacks, and for supporting the Government in numerous ways. He particularly noted that the recent visit undertaken by the ASG and Executive Director of the CTED, Ms. Michéle Coninsx had provided an opportunity to draw on international best practices in consolidating domestic efforts in countering terrorism and violent extremism among the relevant stakeholders.

The Foreign Secretary briefed Mr. Voronkov on recent visits undertaken by several Ministers and counter terrorism Coordinators – from the UK, EU, the US, and Australia, as well as an expert from the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF). Following the latter visit, the areas identified for immediate attention included community policing, youth engagement for social cohesion, monitoring social media, activities targeting vulnerable community hotspots and deradicalization.

Under-Secretary-General Voronkov noted work done to strengthen border management, implementation of the Advance Passenger Information (API) and Passenger Name Records (PNR). In this regard, he expressed the readiness of the UN to provide further assistance to Sri Lanka in future endeavours in integrating with the API/PNR system and in countering violent extremism. He assured that his office will coordinate with the GoSL on the priorities, during an upcoming visit to Sri Lanka.

ASG Coninsx welcomed the close engagement and the high level of cooperation between CTED and Sri Lanka. Ms. Coninsx said that the UN is developing a framework for cooperation with Sri Lanka. This will include measures to be taken that would help Sri Lanka to be compliant with international counter terrorism obligations under relevant Security Council Resolutions on returning foreign terrorist fighters and countering violent extremism, as well as border security.

Secretary Aryasinha said Sri Lanka was adopting a whole-of-Government approach in addressing the areas of concern and that it was important that programmes of assistance are tangible and can be integrated within Sri Lanka’s plans. In this regard, the ASG and the Foreign Secretary agreed on the need for both GoSL and the UN to work together to identify tangible actions which will serve the interest of the country.

The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) was established through the adoption of General Assembly resolution 71/291 on 15 June 2017, to enhance coordination and coherence across the 38 Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact (former CTITF) Task Force, to strengthen counter-terrorism capacity-building assistance to Member States, and to improve visibility, advocacy and resource mobilization for United Nations counter-terrorism efforts.

The CTED was established by the UN Security Council as a special political mission to assist the UN Security Council’s Counter –Terrorism Committee (CTC), and is tasked with carrying out the policy decisions of the CTC, conduct expert assessments of Member States and facilitate counter-terrorism technical assistance to countries.

 

Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations
New York
02 October 2019

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මාධ්‍ය නිවේදනය

පාස්කු ඉරුදින එල්ල වූ ත්‍රස්ත ප්‍රහාරවලින් අනතුරුව ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ යථා තත්ත්වය ප්‍රතිෂ්ඨාපනය තහවුරු කර ගැනීම සඳහා ප්‍රායෝගික සහය අවශ්‍ය වන බව ශ්‍රී ලංකාව කියා සිටියි

එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ මහ සම්මේලනයේ 74 වැනි සැසි වාරයට සහභාගී වූ ශ්‍රී ලංකා නියෝජිත කණ්ඩායම් ප්‍රධානී විදේශ ලේකම් රවිනාථ ආර්යසිංහ මහතා, මෙම මහා සම්මේලනයට සමගාමීව, මෙම සතියේ දී, ත්‍රස්තවාදය මැඩපැවැත්වීමේ කර්යාලයේ (OCT) උප මහ ලේකම් ව්ලැඩිමීර් වොරොන්කෝව් මහතා සහ ඔහුගේ කණ්ඩායම ද, සහකාර මහ ලේකම් (ASG) සහ ත්‍රස්තවාදය මැඩපැවැත්වීමේ කමිටු විධායක අධ්‍යක්ෂ මණ්ඩලයේ (CTED) විධායක අධ්‍යක්ෂිකා මිෂෙල් කොනින්ස්ක්ස් මහත්මිය ද හමු විය. එක්සත් ජාතීන් සඳහා ශ්‍රී ලංකා නිත්‍ය නියෝජිත ක්ෂෙනුකා සෙනෙවිරත්න තානාපතිතුමිය සහ වෙනත් ජ්‍යෙෂ්ඨ නිලධාරිහු විදේශ ලේකම්වරයා සමඟ වූහ.

පාස්කු ඉරුදින ප්‍රහාර සෘජුවම හෙළා දකිමින් විවිධාකාරයෙන් රජයට උපකාර කළ එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ සංවිධානයට හා ජාත්‍යන්තර ප්‍රජාවට විදේශ ලේකම්වරයා ස්තූතිය පුද කළේය. සහකාර මහ ලේකම් සහ ත්‍රස්තවාදය මැඩපැවැත්වීමේ කමිටුවේ විධායක අධ්‍යක්ෂ මණ්ඩලයේ (CTED) විධායක අධ්‍යක්ෂිකා මිචෙල් කොනින්ස්ක්ස් මහත්මිය නොබෝදා නිරත වූ සංචාරය මඟින්, ත්‍රස්තවාදය සහ ප්‍රචණ්ඩකාරී අන්තවාදය මැඩපැවැත්වීම සඳහා දේශීය වශයෙන් යොදන ප්‍රයත්න ශක්තිමත් කිරීමේ දී ජාත්‍යන්තර විශිෂ්ට පරිචයන් වෙත ලඟාවීමට ඉඩ ප්‍රස්ථාවක් උදා කර දෙන ලද බව ඔහු විශේෂයෙන් සඳහන් කළේය.

එක්සත් රාජධානියේ, යුරෝපා සංගමයේ, එක්සත් ජනපදයේ සහ ඕස්ට්‍රේලියාවේ අමාත්‍යවරු සහ ත්‍රස්තවාදය මැඩපැවැත්වීම පිළිබඳ සම්බන්ධීකාරකවරුන් කිහිප දෙනෙක් මෙන්ම ගෝලීය ප්‍රජා කටයුතු හා යථා තත්ත්වයට පැමිණවීමේ අරමුදලේ (GCERF) විශේෂඥයෙකු නොබෝදා නියැලුණු සංචාර පිළිබඳව විදේශ ලේකම්වරයා වොරොන්කෝව් මහතාට කරුණු පැහැදිලි කළේය. ගෝලීය ප්‍රජා කටයුතු හා යථා තත්ත්වයට පැමිණවීමේ අරමුදලේ (GCERF) විශේෂඥයාගේ සංචාරයෙන් අනතුරුව වහාම අවධානය යොමු කළ යුතු බවට හදුනාගත් ක්ෂේත්‍ර අතරට ප්‍රජා රැකවල් යෙදීම, සමාජ සහජීවනය සඳහා තරුණ තරුණියන් යොදවා ගැනීම, සමාජ මාධ්‍ය නිරීක්ෂණය, බහුලව ගොදුරුවිය හැකි ප්‍රජා හා ප්‍රතිරැඩිකලීකරණය ඉලක්ක කර ගනිමින් සිදු කරන කටයුතු අයත් විය.

දේශ සීමා කළමනාකරණය, මගී තොරතුරු කළින් ලබා ගැනීම (API) සහ මගී නාම වාර්තා (PNR) පවත්වා ගැනීම ශක්තිමත් කිරීම වෙනුවෙන් කර ඇති කාර්යය වොරොන්කෝව් උප මහ ලේකම්වරයා අවධානයට ලක් කළේය. මේ සම්බන්ධයෙන්, කල් ඇතිව මගී තොරතුරු ලබා ගැනීම (API) සහ මගී නාම වාර්තා පවත්වා ගැනීම (PNR) සමෝධානය කිරීම සඳහා ඉදිරි ප්‍රයත්නවලදී සහ ප්‍රචණ්ඩකාරී අන්තවාදය මැඩපැවැත්වීමේ දී එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ සංවිධානය ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට තවදුරටත් සහය ලබා දීමට සූදානම්ව සිටින බව ඔහු ප්‍රකාශ කළේය. නොබෝ දිනකින් ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ නියැලෙන සංචාරයකදී ඔහුගේ කාර්යාලය ප්‍රමුඛතාව ලබා දී ඇති කටයුතු පිළිබඳව ශ්‍රී ලංකාව සමඟ කටයුතු සම්බන්ධීකරණය කරන බවට තහවුරු කළේය.

ත්‍රස්තවාදය මැඩපැවැත්වීමේ කමිටු විධායක අධ්‍යක්ෂක මණ්ඩලය හා ශ්‍රී ලංකාව, සමීපව කටයුතුකරමින් සහයෝගීතාවයේ ඉහළ මට්ටමක් කරා ළගාවීම පිළිබඳව සහකාර මහ ලේකම් කොනින්ක්ස් මහත්මිය සතුට පළ කළාය. එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ සංවිධානය, ශ්‍රී ලංකාව සමඟ සහයෝගීතාව ඇති කර ගැනීම සඳහා රාමු ගත වැඩ පිළිවෙලක් සකසමින් සිටින බවද එතුමිය ප්‍රකාශ කළාය. විදේශීය ත්‍රස්ත සටන්වාදීන් ආපසු පැමිණිම සහ ප්‍රචණ්ඩකාරී අන්තවාදය මැඩපැවැත්වීම මෙන්ම දේශ සීමා ආරක්ෂාව පිළිබඳව අදාළ ආරක්ෂක මණ්ඩල යෝජනාවලි යටතේ ත්‍රස්තවාදය මැඩපැවැත්වීම පිළිබඳ ජාත්‍යන්තර බැඳීම්වලට අනුකූල වීම සඳහා ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට උපකාරීවන පියවර මීට ඇතුළත් වනු ඇත.

අදාළ ක්ෂේත්‍ර සම්බන්ධයෙන් කටයුතු කිරීම සඳහා රජයේ සමස්ත ප්‍රවේශයක් ශ්‍රී ලංකාව අනුගමනය කරමින් සිටින බවත් එම සහය ලබා දීමේ වැඩසටහන් ප්‍රායෝගික වන හෙයින් හා ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ සැලසුම් තුළ සමෝධානය කළ හැකි හෙයින් එය ඉතා වැදගත් වන බවත් ලේකම් ආර්යසිංහ මහතා ප්‍රකාශ කළේය. මේ සම්බන්ධයෙන්, රටේ අභිලාෂයන් සපුරාලන ප්‍රයෝගික ක්‍රියාමාර්ග හදුනාගැනීම සඳහා ශ්‍රී ලංකා රජය සහ එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ සංවිධානය සාමූහිකව කටයුතු කිරීමේ අවශ්‍යතාව පිළිබඳව සහකාර මහලේකම්වරයා සහ විදේශ ලේකම්වරයා එකඟතාවය පළ කළහ.

ත්‍රස්තවාදය මැඩපැවැත්වීම පිළිබඳ එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ කාර්යාලය (UNOCT), මහා සම්මේලන යෝජනාවලි අංක 71/291 සම්මත කිරීම තුළින් 2017 ජුනි 15 වැනි දින ස්ථාපනය කරන ලදී. එය ස්ථාපනය කරන ලද්දේ ත්‍රස්තවාදය මැඩපැවැත්වීම පිළිබඳ ගෝලීය සම්බන්ධීකරණ ගිවිසුම් (කලින් CTITF) කාර්ය සාධන බලකා 38 අතර සම්බන්ධීකරණය සහ සුසංයෝගය වැඩිදියුණු කිරීම සඳහා, සාමාජික රටවල් සඳහා ත්‍රස්තවාදය මැඩපැවැත්වීමේ ධාරිතා සංවර්ධන සහය ශක්තිමත් කිරීම සහ ත්‍රස්තවාදය මැඩපැවැත්වීම පිළිබඳ එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ ප්‍රයත්න සඳහා දෘශ්‍යතාවය, පක්ෂව කතා කිරීම සහ සම්පත් ඒකරාශී කිරීම වැඩිදියුණු කිරීම සඳහා ය.

ත්‍රස්තවාදය මැඩපැවැත්වීමේ කමිටු විධායක අධ්‍යක්ෂ මණ්ඩලය, එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ ආරක්ෂක මණ්ඩලයේ ත්‍රස්තවාදය මැඩපැවැත්වීමේ කමිටුවට (CTC) සහය වීම සඳහා වූ විශේෂ දේශපාලන දූත කාර්යාලයක් වශයෙන් එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ ආරක්ෂක මණ්ඩලය විසින් ස්ථාපනය කරන ලද්දක් වන අතර ත්‍රස්තවාදය මැඩපැවැත්වීමේ කමිටුවේ ප්‍රතිපත්ති තීරණ ක්‍රියාත්මක කිරීම, සාමාජික රටවල විශේෂඥ තක්සේරු සිදු කිරීම සහ රටවලට ත්‍රස්තවාදය මැඩපැවැත්වීමේ තාක්ෂණික සහය සැලසීම එය වෙත පැවරී තිබේ.

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ஐக்கிய நாடுகள் பொதுச் சபையின் பக்க நிகழ்வுகளில் ஒன்றாக, ஐ.நா பொதுச் சபையின் 74வது அமர்வுக்கான இலங்கைத் தூதுக்குழுவிற்கு தற்போது தலைமை தாங்கி வரும் வெளிவிவகார செயலாளர் ரவிநாத ஆரியசிங்க அவர்கள், பயங்கரவாத தடுப்பு அலுவலகத்தின் கீழ்நிலைச் செயலாளர் நாயகம் திரு. விலாடிமிர் வொரொன்கொவ் மற்றும் அவரது குழுவினரையும், பயங்கரவாத தடுப்புக் குழுவின் உதவிச் செயலாளர் நாயகமும், நிறைவேற்றுப் பணிப்பாளருமான திருமதி. மிச்சேல் கொனிங்ஸ்க் ஆகியோரை இந்த வாரம் சந்தித்தார். ஐக்கிய நாடுகள் சபைக்கான இலங்கையின் நிரந்தர பிரதிநிதி தூதுவர் ஷெனுகா செனவிரத்ன மற்றும் ஏனைய சிரேஷ்ட உத்தியோகத்தர்கள் வெளிவிவகார செயலாளருடன் இதன் போது இணைந்திருந்தனர்.

ஈஸ்டர் ஞாயிறு தாக்குதல்கள் குறித்து தயக்கமின்றி கண்டனங்களைத் தெரிவித்தமைக்காகவும், பல வழிகளிலும் அரசாங்கத்தை ஆதரித்தமைக்காகவும் ஐ.நா. மற்றும் சர்வதேச சமூகத்திற்கும் செயலாளர் நன்றிகளைத் தெரிவித்தார். பயங்கரவாத தடுப்புக் குழுவின் உதவிச் செயலாளர் நாயகமும், நிறைவேற்றுப் பணிப்பாளருமான திருமதி. மிச்சேல் கொனிங்ஸ்க் மேற்கொண்ட சமீபத்திய விஜயமானது, தொடர்புடைய பங்குதாரர்களுக்கு மத்தியில், பயங்கரவாதம் மற்றும் வன்முறைத் தீவிரவாதத்தை எதிர்கொள்வதில் உள்நாட்டு முயற்சிகளை ஒருங்கிணைப்பதில் சிறந்த நடைமுறைகளைப் பெறுவதற்கான வாய்ப்பை வழங்கியுள்ளது என அவர் விஷேடமாக சுட்டிக்காட்டினார்.

ஐக்கிய இராச்சியம், ஐரோப்பிய ஒன்றியம், ஐக்கிய அமெரிக்கா மற்றும் அவுஸ்திரேலியா போன்ற நாடுகளிலிருந்து பல அமைச்சர்கள் மற்றும் பயங்கரவாத எதிர்ப்பு ஒருங்கிணைப்பாளர்கள், மேலும் உலகளாவிய சமூக ஈடுபாடு மற்றும் விரிவாற்றல் நிதியத்தின் நிபுணர் ஒருவர் மேற்கொண்ட விஜயங்கள் குறித்து வெளிவிவகார செயலாளர் திரு. வொரோன்கோவ்விற்கு விளக்கினார். நிபுணரின் விஜயத்தைத் தொடர்ந்து, உடனடியாக கவனம் செலுத்துவதற்காக அடையாளம் காணப்பட்ட பகுதிகள், சமூக கொள்கையாக்கம், சமூக ஒருமைப்பாட்டுக்கான இளைஞர்களின் ஈடுபாடு, சமூக ஊடகங்களை கண்காணித்தல், பாதிக்கப்படக்கூடிய சமூக இடங்களை குறிவைக்கும் நடவடிக்கைகள் மற்றும் மிதவாதமயமாக்கல் ஆகியவற்றை உள்ளடக்கியிருந்தன.

எல்லை நிர்வாகத்தை வலுப்படுத்துதல், முன்கூட்டிய பயணிகள் தகவல் (API) மற்றும் பயணிகள் பெயர் பதிவுகள் (PNR) ஆகியவற்றை செயற்படுத்துவதற்காக மேற்கொள்ளப்பட்ட பணிகள் குறித்து கீழ்நிலை செயலாளர் நாயகம் வொரோன்கோவ் கவனம் செலுத்தினார். இது சம்பந்தமாக, API / PNR அமைப்புடன் ஒருங்கிணைப்பதில் மற்றும் வன்முறைத் தீவிரவாதத்தை எதிர்ப்பதில் இலங்கை முன்னெடுக்கவுள்ள எதிர்கால முயற்சிகளில் மேலதிக உதவிகளை வழங்குவதற்கான ஐ.நா. வின் தயார்நிலையை அவர் வெளிப்படுத்தினார். இலங்கைக்கு மேற்கொள்ளப்படவிருக்கும் விஜயத்தின் போது, முன்னுரிமைகள் குறித்த விடயங்களில் தனது அலுவலகம் இலங்கை அரசாங்கத்துடன் ஒருங்கிணைந்து செயற்படும் என அவர் உறுதியளித்தார்.

பயங்கரவாத தடுப்புக் குழு மற்றும் இலங்கைக்கு இடையிலான நெருங்கிய ஈடுபாட்டையும், உயர் மட்ட ஒத்துழைப்பையும் உதவிச் செயலாளர் நாயகம் கொனிங்ஸ்க் வரவேற்றார். இலங்கையுடன் ஒத்துழைப்பதற்கான ஒரு கட்டமைப்பை ஐ.நா. உருவாக்கி வருவதாக திருமதி. கொனிங்ஸ்க் தெரிவித்தார். வெளிநாட்டு பயங்கரவாத போராளிகளை மீள வழங்குதல், வன்முறைத் தீவிரவாதத்தை எதிர்த்தல் மற்றும் எல்லைப் பாதுகாப்பு தொடர்பான பொருத்தமான பாதுகாப்புச் சபையின் தீர்மானங்களின் கீழ், பயங்கரவாதத்துக்கு எதிரான சர்வதேசக் கடமைகளுக்கு இணங்க இலங்கை செயற்படுவதற்கு உதவும் நடவடிக்கைகளும் இதில் உள்ளடங்கும்.

இலங்கை கரிசனைக்குரிய விடயங்கள் குறித்து தெரியப்படுத்துவதில் முழுமையான அரசாங்க அணுகுமுறையை பின்பற்றி வருவதாகவும், உதவிக்கான திட்டங்கள் உறுதியானவையாக இருத்தல் அவசியம் என்பதுடன், இலங்கையின் திட்டங்களுக்குள் அவற்றை ஒருங்கிணைக்க முடியும் எனவும் செயலாளர் ஆரியசிங்க தெரிவித்தார். இது சம்பந்தமாக, நாட்டின் நலனுக்கு உதவும் உறுதியான நடவடிக்கைகளை அடையாளம் காண்பதற்கு இலங்கை அரசாங்கமும் ஐ.நா. வும் இணைந்து செயற்பட வேண்டியதன் அவசியம் குறித்து உதவிச் செயலாளர் நாயகமும், வெளிவிவகார செயலாளரும் ஒப்புக்கொண்டனர்.

38 உலகளாவிய பயங்கரவாத எதிர்ப்பு ஒருங்கிணைப்பு நெருக்கப் பணிக்குழுவில் (முன்னாள் CTITF) ஒருங்கிணைப்பு மற்றும் ஒத்திசைவை மேம்படுத்துதல், உறுப்பு நாடுகளுக்கு பயங்கரவாத எதிர்ப்பு திறன் மேம்பாட்டு உதவியை வலுப்படுத்துதல் மற்றும் ஐக்கிய நாடுகள் சபையின் பயங்கரவாத எதிர்ப்பு முயற்சிகளுக்கான காட்சித்தன்மை, ஆலோசனை மற்றும் வளங்களை அணிதிரட்டுவதற்கு வசதியளித்தல் போன்றவற்றுக்காக, 2017 ஜூன் 15ஆந் திகதிய பொதுச் சபைத் தீர்மானம் 71/291 ஐ ஏற்றுக்கொண்டதன் மூலம் ஐக்கிய நாடுகள் சபையின் பயங்கரவாத தடுப்பு அலுவலகம் (UNOCT) நிறுவப்பட்டது.

ஐ.நா. பாதுகாப்புச் சபையின் பயங்கரவாத எதிர்ப்புக் குழுவுக்கு உதவுவதற்கான ஒரு சிறப்பு அரசியல் பணியாக ஐ.நா. வினால் பயங்கரவாத தடுப்புக் குழு நிறுவப்பட்டதுடன், பயங்கரவாத எதிர்ப்புக் குழுவின் கொள்கைத் தீர்மானங்களை முன்னெடுத்துச் செல்லல், உறுப்பு நாடுகளின் நிபுணர் மதிப்பீடுகளை நடாத்துதல் மற்றும் நாடுகளுக்கு பயங்கரவாத எதிர்ப்பு தொழில்நுட்ப உதவிகளுக்கு வசதியளித்தல் ஆகியவற்றை மேற்கொள்கின்றது.

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