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 […]

Mr. President, We note with regret that the Special Session of the Human Rights Council convenes today, against the backdrop of death and destruction in the Occupied Palestinian Territory as well as violence and mayhem in the region. It is important that the security of civilians in the occupied Palestinian territory receive the utmost consideration […]

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 […]

On an invitation extended by President Hassan Rouhani, President Sirisena undertook a two-day State visit to Iran on 12 and 13 May 2018 that included official bilateral discussions between the delegations led by the two Presidents at the Saadabad Palace in Tehran, and a meeting with Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The visit included the signing of […]

State Minister of Foreign Affairs Vasantha Senanayake paid an official visit to Jordan from 9 to 11 May 2018.  During the visit State Minister Senanayake met with officials of Amman Chamber of Commerce and held discussions on bilateral trade issues. He encouraged the Jordanian authorities to explore the possibility of making value added tea catering […]

  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 […]