Sri Lankan bodybuilding champion Lucion Pushparaj won a silver medal at the Austrian International Bodybuilding Championship held in Vienna, Austria, on 19 May 2018. Mr. Pushparaj beat current European Champion Armin Gangl to third place in winning the silver medal in his weight category, and dedicated his achievement to Sri Lanka. A large number of […]

  The American Mission Hospital (AMH) based in the Kingdom of Bahrain and Sri Lanka Engineers Society (SLES), in close association with and patronage of the Embassy of Sri Lanka, conducted a mega medical clinic & camp at the Embassy premises to coincide with the Vesak Ceremony. Ambassador Dr A Saj U Mendis stated that […]

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Beijing participated in the 15th International Film and TV Programme Exhibition, which was held from 17 to 19 May 2018 in Beijing under the theme “New Era, New Accomplishments and New chapter”. Chinese and International Media Agencies participated in the Exhibition along with a number of Diplomatic missions including […]

The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Sydney together with the Austra-Lanka Muslim Association (ALMA) organised an IFTAR event on Saturday 19 May 2018 at Petersham Town Hall in Sydney, with the participation of Sri Lankan community Associations in New South Wales (NSW). Addressing the gathering, Sri Lanka’s Consul General in Sydney Lal Wickrematunge expounded […]

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in the Republic of Korea supported and participated in the Sri Lanka Parade in the annual Lotus Lantern Festival 2018 in Seoul on Saturday 12 May evening in celebration of Vesak. The annual Lotus Lantern Festival held in central Seoul is a majestic parade involving the participation of Korean Buddhist […]

The Delhi Chapter of the PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry organized a roundtable business interactive session together with the Sri Lanka High Commission, at the PHD Chamber premises on 10 May 2018. The main objective of the session was to share information on Sri Lanka’s economic and business developments as well as opportunities for […]

  The High Commission of Sri Lanka in London, held its Annual Pirith Chanting Ceremony on 10 May followed by a Heel Dana (morning almsgiving) on 11 May 2018 to commemorate Vesak with the participation of the Sri Lankan community living in the United Kingdom. The religious ceremonies were conducted under the guidance of the […]

 The Day of Vesak was celebrated by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Lebanon on 28 and 29 April 2018. The event was organized by the Embassy in collaboration with the Bodu Ekamuthuwa of Lebanon, the Sri Lanka Army contingent at UNIFIL in Nakura and the Sri Lankan community living in Lebanon. The chancery premises […]

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Cairo celebrated the Day of Vesak on 29 April 2018 at the Embassy premises with the participation of the Sri Lankan community, foreign diplomats and officials representing Missions of Buddhist countries. Venerable Ambanpola Gnanathusitha Thero was invited from Sri Lanka with the assistance of the Sri Lanka Bureau of […]

Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Poland Tissa Wijeratne hosted a group of 22 students from the Foreign Affairs Club at the Warsaw School of Economics on 26 April 2018. This meeting was held at the Embassy of Sri Lanka as part of the 7th edition of the project titled, “Action Diplomacy.” The project involves study visits […]