INDO-LANKA RELATIONS IN THE 21ST CENTURY: A TRYST WITH OPPORTUNITY  Address by Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, MP at the Sri Lanka-India Society

Good Morning Ladies and Gentleman, It has been a great honour and privilege to welcome the Honourable John F. Kerry, Secretary of State of the United States, to the historic Republic Building which has been the home of our Foreign Ministry since Independence. Secretary Kerry’s visit is a momentous occasion for Sri Lanka as it […]

   Statement by Hon Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs to Parliament on 18th March 2015    Hon. Speaker,   I stand before you today to present amendments, in line with our international obligations, to United Nations Regulations 1 and 2 of 2012 promulgated under the United Nations Act number 45 of 1968. As the […]

Remarks by Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka  at the National Press Club, Washington DC 12 February 2015 Sri Lanka – US Relations  Mr. John Hughes, Excellencies, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen,  Thank you Mr. Hughes for the introduction. I am delighted to be here in Washington. It has been a good […]