Friday, February 9, 2018

Tourism on Sri Lanka's South Coast

A tourist carrying a surfboard walks along Dewata Beach in Galle, Sri Lanka, on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

The Precious Stone Trade in Sri Lanka's City of Gems

Blue gemstones sit on a table at a gem store in Ratnapura Sri Lanka, on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. Sri Lankan gem industry has a long history its date back to hundreds of years and played a vital role in the country s economical development. About 200,000 people employed in the gem and jewelry industry including 70,000 gem miners. Sri Lankan Gem, especially Blue Sapphires has highest demand Europe and Middle East. Photographer: Buddhika Weerasinghe

Friday, February 2, 2018

Sri Lanka Ahead Celebrate 70th Independent Day

Sri Lankan military carrying the national flags during the 70th Independence Day celebration rehearsal on February 2, 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Relatives of Tamil Political Detainees Demand Release All Political Prisoners.

An ethnic Tamil Sasidaran Jadhisini, 19 years old, weeps as demanding the Sri Lankan new administration release her mother and all political prisoners during the protest on October 14,2015 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)
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Saturday, October 10, 2015

Local Kit Festival as Mark World Mental Health Day

A man flies a kite during the local kite festival held to mark World Health Day on October 11,2015 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)

Friday, October 2, 2015

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena Speaks to Media

A journalist uses his mobile phone as take picture during the Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena speaks to media at his official residence after returning from the UN general assembly sessions in New York on October 2, 2015 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasuinghe)
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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Sri Lankan Ethnic Tamil IDP

Internally displaced minority ethnic Tamil children sit in the IDP camp on August 12,2015 in Jaffna, Sri Lanka  Photo by Buddhika weerasinghe/Getty.
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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Ex-LTTE Rebel Couples Married at a Mass Wedding Ceremony

Former Tamil rebel fighters who have been rehabilitated by the Sri Lankan Civil Defence Force walk to married ceremony as Sri Lankan traditional dancers perform during the mass wedding ceremony at the Civil Defence Force military camp on September 18,2013 in Vishwamadu, Sri Lanka. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)

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Saturday, September 14, 2013

Sri Lanka Relaunch The First Train Service To The former Tamil Capital Of Kilinochchi

Sri Lankan ethnic Tamil boys play at train track at the former rebel capital of Kilinochchi, on September 15, 2013 in Kilinochchi, Sri Lanka. After more than 23 years, direct train services between Colombo and Kilinochchi resumed its operations on 14 September 2013 with the opening of the newly completed 63-kilometer track between Omanthai and Kilinochchi.  President Mahinda Rajapaksa is inaugurated the 'Yal Devi' railway service from Omanthai to Kilinochci as travelling a passenger. The train line is being reconstructed by the India Railway Construction International Ltd. (IRCON) with the assistance of the Indian government. The construction of the whole Northern Line up to Kankasanthurai would be completed by the end of 2014.  (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)

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Friday, July 6, 2012

Trainers Protect Elephants At Pinnawela Orphanage In Sri Lanka

Mahout walks elephant for a regular bath at the river of Maha Oya close to Pinnawele Elephant orphanage on July 6, 2012 in Pinnawele, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka's main elephant orphanage was established to care for five orphaned wild elephants in 1975 by the Department of Wildlife, and is now home to 83 elephants. The orphanage is located about 96 kilometers from Colombo towards Kandy, and is a popular local and foreign tourist attraction. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe)
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