Media Advisory All Media are invited to a Media Coverage & Photo Opportunity event for the Opening of the Regional Consular Office of the Foreign Ministry in Jaffna by the Minister of Foreign Affairs & Other Dignitaries on Thursday 26 January 2016 at the District Secretariat, in Jaffna at 10:30am. Letter of Invitation. Details below:- Regional Consular Office  District Secretariat Kandy Road, Jaffna All […]

Media Advisory All Media are hereby invited to a Media Coverage & Photo Opportunity event for the Business Meeting between Sri Lanka and Tajikistan to be held today, Wednesday 14 December 2016 at 3:00pm at the King’s Court, Cinnamon Lakeside hotel on the occasion of the State Visit of H.E. Emomali Rahmon, President of Republic of Tajikistan. Invitation Letter attached.  Details are as follows:-           […]

Media Advisory Hon. Mangala Samaraweera Minister of Foreign Affairs, will be holding a Press Conference on Tuesday 25th October 2016 at 5:30pm at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic Building, Fort, Colombo 1. All media are invited to attend. Invitation Letter. Media with TV/ Camera equipment are advised to arrive by 5.00 pm to facilitate setting up equipment. To facilitate arrangements, it […]

Media Advisory Visit of Hon. Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Colombo. 28th July 2016   All Media are hereby invited to a Media Reporting & Photo opportunity event, where Foreign Minister Hon. Mangala Samaraweera will receive the Canadian Foreign Minister Hon. Stéphane Dion, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday 28th July 2016 at 13:55 hrs. Copy of Invitation Letter PHOTO OPPORTUNITY […]

Handing over cheques to the families of deceased / disabled migrant workers by Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs  Tuesday, 26th July  2016, 12:00 noon Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs will be handing over approximately Rs. 65 million in compensation and other dues to families of deceased / disabled migrant workers, on Tuesday, 26th July […]

Remarks to Media by Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, US Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Biswal & US Assistant Secretary of State Tom Malinowski  Tuesday 12th July 2016, 19:00 hours, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Colombo All Media are hereby invited to a Media Reporting & Photo opportunity event, where Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, US Assistant Secretary of […]

Media Advisory: Visit of Hon. Wang Yi Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 08  July 2016 All Media are hereby invited to a Media Reporting & Photo opportunity event, where Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera will receive the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday 08th July  2016. Letter of Invitation attached.   Photo Opportunity 17:30             […]

 Audio at Sound Cloud YouTube Video Audio of Briefing Full Transcript: Remarks to Media, followed by questons (In Sinhala, followed by English)  Read more: Press Briefing by Spokesperson: Wednesday 3 June 2015   Press Briefing by Spokesperson: Wednesday 3 June 2015 Audio WMA download Click Here to Download Audio in WMA format (Please note that […]

Press Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wednesday, 27th May 2015.  Good morning friends. Thank you very much for accepting our invitation and being here this morning. This as you know, is the first briefing of this nature that this Ministry has undertaken.  So this is something new to me, it’s something new to our Ministry and it […]