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NSC Lauds the Advent of the Maithri Era


Dispelling speculations that it was the minorities who had voted Mr. Maithripala Sirisena into power the President of the National Shoora Council, Mr. Tariq Mahmud said that it has to be viewed with magnanimity.   It was a victory for everyone as all those who voted were citizens of Sri Lanka.  There was of course a record voter turn out among ... Read More »

Mr Ahsan Refai – The Honourary Consul General of the Kingdom of Morrocco in Sri lanka

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A reception was held on Monday the 15th December 2014 at the Grand Ballroom, Colombo Hilton to welcome His Excellency Mr.Larbi Reffouh, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morrocco and installation of Honourary Consul General of the Kingdom of Morrocco on Mr.Ahsan Refai The function was well attended consisting of government officials, Ambassadors, Ministers, Professionals, business men and prominent members of the community ... Read More »

President ceremonially inaugurates Yal Devi train service

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday ceremonially inaugurated the Yal Devi train service to Jaffna after a lapse of 24 years. The Railway Department under the Ministry of Transport and with financial assistance from the Indian government under the Indian Line of Credit embarked on this massive project of restoring the Northern rail tracks to restart the train services connecting the North ... Read More »

Happy Eid ul-Adha Greetings.. From – SMF TEAM


'Sailan Muslim Foundation is pleased to wish all its viwers in particular and Muslim Ummah in general a very best wishes on this great day of rejoice. May Allah accept our fasting, prayers, Charity, good deeds and all our supplications and shower His blessings on all of us. May Allah forgive our sins and admit us to jannatul firdaus. Ameen' Read More »

[NSC GA] Claim Muslims are overtaking Buddhist Numerically in Sri Lanka Baseless – by M.M Zuhair PC


False rumours and myths continued to be spread that Muslims in Sri Lanka would overtake the Sinhala Buddhist population before the turn of the century though official statistics proved otherwise, former Member of Parliament M.M. Zuhair. PC said at the English Course Awards Day ceremony of GPL Organisation held at Arafa National School in Weligama on Monday. The former Sri ... Read More »

Wekanda Mosque opens for tourists


Wekanda Jumma Mosque in Slave Island recently announced that it will be open to tourists to visit and be taken around the mosque as part of a cultural tour. The Open Mosque day which will commence on Sunday, 31st August 2014 at 10.00 am will thereafter continue every Sunday (morning and evening). Tourists could visit the mosque at these times ... Read More »

‘Muslims are an integral part of the nation’ – By Susantha R. Fernando


Former diplomat, educator and peace activist Javed Yusuf in an interview over recent development says it is very unfortunate that when we as a country are facing a number of challenges on the international front we are shooting ourselves in the foot by creating another problem which has already drawn unfavourable international attention. Mr. Yusuf is an Attorney-at-Law, Former Ambassador ... Read More »

On the “Muslim Problem” – By: Prabath Dharmadasa

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A few weeks ago there was an article in the Island newspaper about the "Muslim problem." After reading it I felt that it was a storm in a teacup. I don't think our country has a "Muslim problem" at all. Infact, to the contrary if more Sri Lankans followed the example set by the Muslim community perhaps we would be ... Read More »