On January 17, 2019 Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the Russian Federation Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka paid a courtesy call on the Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa, in Moscow Ms. Nomasonto Maria Sibanda-Thusi, a senior diplomat who previously served as Ambassador in France and Guinea and as Permanent Representative to the UNESCO. The Heads of […]

  The 10th Gaidar Forum 2019, which has been held since 2010 in memory of Yegor Gaidar, leading Russian economist and ideologue of the reforms of the early 1990s, gathered a record number of 17 thousand experts, famous scientists, public and political figures, and foreign diplomats at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and […]

  On January 16, 2019, the revived Russia-Sri Lanka Friendship Society (RSLFS), which was founded back in 1959, invited H. E. Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka and Madame Sanja Jayatilleka to a meeting, which was held in the office of the Russian Association for International Cooperation (RAIC) at the Federation Council of the Russian Federation. The meeting […]

  The Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Norway Prof. Arusha Cooray and the staff of the Sri Lanka Embassy in Oslo participated in the special puja held at the Sri Kanapathy Durga Aalayam in Oslo to celebrate Thaipongal. Addressing the gathering, Ambassador Cooray thanked Kurukal Sri Nitheyanandasarma and highlighted the importance of having harmony among […]

  Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Canada, Asoka Girihagama was the Special Guest at the Thai Pongal celebrations organized by the Thamillor Oli Association of Quebec in collaboration with the Montréal Tamil Schools and Fine Arts Schools on 12 January 2019 at the Ecolé Lucien Page Auditorium in Montréal, Quebec. High Commissioner Girihagama and Mrs. […]

The Sri Lanka Embassy in Oslo and the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau organized and coordinated Sri Lanka’s participation at the premier Nordic Tourism Fair – ‘Reiselivsmessen 2019’ held from 11-13 January 2019. Mr. Rizwan Wadood from “Silver Tree”, Mr. Sugeeswara Dissanayake from “Ceylon Trails” and Mr. Arushan Lazarus from “Explore the Wonders” participated in […]

  Consul General of Sri Lanka in Mumbai Chamari Rodrigo paid a courtesy call on the Governor of Goa Smt. Mridula Sinha at the Raj Bhavan, the latter’s official residence in Goa on 3 January 2019. The courtesy call was followed by the Consul General’s meetings with Chief Secretary of Goa, Parimal Rai and Secretary […]

 On January 11, 2019 Ambassador of Sri Lanka  to the Russian Federation, Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka had a meeting with his Uzbekistan counterpart, Asadov Botirzhon Zakirovich, at the invitation of the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Moscow. Ambassador Jayatilleka is concurrently accredited to the Republic of Uzbekistan. The Ambassadors had an analytical conversation on […]

  Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Jordan A.L.M. Lafeer participated in the inter-diplomatic dialogue which was held in Amman on 10 January 2019 to discuss common issues that affect the expatriate workers from human resources exporting countries. Problems concerning those who over stay their visas for several years, harassment by employers, non-renewal of resident permits by […]

  Sri Lanka’s Consul General in Guangzhou Priyangika Dharmasena, participated as Chief Guest on 9 January 2019, at the welcoming ceremony organized by the China-Sri Lanka Joint Center for Education and Research (CSL-CER) for Sri Lankan students who have studied at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences and will continue their studies in their […]