PM in Thailand
Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickramanayaka left for Thailand on a
four-day official visit this morning. During his visit he will meet the
newly elected Prime Minister of Thailand Abhisit Vejjiva and participate
in a number of events including the Thai International Buddhist
Organisation Dhammakasa Foundation’s prize-giving ceremony for winners
of a national oratorical contest.
Colombo Fashion Week
Colombo Fashion Week will go on from February 19 to 21 at the Taj
Samudra where they will tie up with Dubai Fashion Week in a bid to make
the fashion extravaganza bigger and better this time around.
The ‘HSBC CFW 2009’ will get 14 Sri Lankan designer and 7
international designers where a myriad of collections will be on
Salesian Vicar General on visit
Fr Adriano Bregolin, the Vicar of the Rector Major Fr Pascual Chavez
Adriano the Vicar General arrived yesterday.
The Salesian community received him at the Katunayake Bandaranaike
Airport and accompanied him to the Headquarters of the SDB at
Today he will be felicitated at the Salesian House at Dalupotha,
Negombo. Rev. Fr. Anthony H. Pinto SDB. Head of the Sri Lanka Province
will accompany him to the SDB Houses in the country showing him the
mission work the SDB is involved in for the benefit of the youth, the
uneducated, poor and marginalised in society. Vicar of the Rector Major,
Fr. Bregolin is the first collaborator of the Rector Major in the
government of the Society and has ordinary vicarious power. Fr. Bregolin,
an Italian national born on October 16,1948 took his first Oath as a
member of the Salesian community on August 16, 1966 and was ordained a
priest on May 27, in 1978.