President Maithripala Sirisena represented Sri Lanka at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting and participated in connected meetings and events in London from 16 to 21 April 2018. The formal Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting consists of the pre-meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, the formal meeting of the Heads of Government and the […]

Statement by Hon. Tilak Marapana, PC., MP Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka     Agenda item 2 37th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Geneva, 21 March 2018     Mr. President, Madam Deputy High Commissioner, Distinguished Delegates, It is an honour for me to be here today at the 37th Session of the […]

A new interface of the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been launched. The URL for the website remains the same, at:- http://www.mfa.gov.lk The new interface has been designed to be mobile responsive and accessible across different devices, platforms and browsers; to provide a more user-friendly interface for the web-user and public. Comprehensive […]

Upon the signing of the Agreement by H.E. Dr. Amrith Rohan Perera, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations and H.E. Mrs. Loreen Ruth Bannis-Roberts, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Dominica to the United Nations on 17 April 2018 in New York, the Government of Sri Lanka and the Government of […]

President Maithripala Sirisena will join the Heads of Government of the 53-member Commonwealth at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) that is to convene in London from 16-20 April 2018. The President will be joined by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Tilak Marapana. The Commonwealth is a diverse community of nations that work together […]

The Third Meeting of the Sri Lanka-Vietnam Political Consultations was held on 11 April 2018 in Colombo at senior official level. The Sri Lanka delegation was led by Mr. Sumith Nakandala, Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Vietnam delegation was headed by Mr. Dang Dinh Quy, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of […]

The Government of the Kingdom of Morocco with the concurrence of the Government of Sri Lanka has appointed Mr. Mohamed Maliki as the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to Sri Lanka in Succession of H.E. Mr. Larbi Reffouh. Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic Building Colombo 01 11 April 2018 පුවත්පත් නිවේදනය   ලර්බි රෙෆෝ උතුමාණන්ට […]

The Government of the Republic of Austria with the concurrence of the Government of Sri Lanka has appointed Mrs. Brigitte Öppinger- Walchshofer as the Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to Sri Lanka in Succession of H.E. Mr. Bernhard Wrabetz.   Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic Building Colombo 01 11 April 2018     පුවත්පත් නිවේදනය   බර්න්හාර්ඩ් […]

The Government of the United Arab Emirates with the concurrence of the government of Sri Lanka has appointed Mr. Sheikh Ahmed Hamad Al Mualla as the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Sri Lanka in Succession to H.E. Mr. Abdul Hameed Abdul Fattah Kazhim Al- Mulla.   Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic Building Colombo 01 […]

The Government of the Republic of Poland with the concurrence of the government of Sri Lanka has appointed Mr. Adam Burakowski as the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Sri Lanka in Succession of H.E. Mr. Tomasz Lukaszuk.     Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic Building Colombo 01. 11 April 2018       පුවත්පත් නිවේදනය තොමාස් ලුකසුක් උතුමාණන්ට […]