Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Kenya Sunil de Silva presented his Letter of Appointment as the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Office in Nairobi (UNON) to United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Erik Solheim on 09 August 2018. Mr. Solheim had been designated by the UN Headquarters to accept Letters […]

Minister Lakshman Kiriella represented the Government of Sri Lanka as Special Envoy at the State funeral of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi on Friday(17). During this visit to New Delhi Minister Kiriella had a meeting with the Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.   High Commission of Sri Lanka New […]

Ambassador A.L.A. Azeez, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in Geneva, met with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Mr. Filippo Grandi, at the UNHCR Headquarters, on 15 August 2018. Recalling the long-standing, productive partnership between Sri Lanka and the UNHCR, High Commissioner Grandi remarked that at a time when […]

The Sri Lanka Embassy in Seoul in partnership with the Myung Won Culture Institute facilitated the participation of the Director General of the Sri Lanka Tea Board Anura Siriwardhana as a special guest at the 2018 Myung Won World Tea Expo held from 02-05 August 2018 at the COEX in Seoul.  Director General Siriwardhana made a […]

Outgoing Consul General of Sri Lanka Pradeepa Saram paid a farewell call on the Mayor of Milan Giuseppe Sala. During the meeting the Sri Lankan Consul General and Mayor Sala exchanged views on issues of bilateral interest and Italy-Sri Lanka ties. The Mayor lauded the services of Consul General Saram in promoting bilateral ties during […]

Sri Lankan film “Bhavatharana”,  directed by Devinda D. Kongahage won the “Most Outstanding Film” Award under international category at the Asia Tourism Induced Film and Television Awards Festival 2018, held in Taizhou, Zhenjiang Province, China from 29 July to 01 August 2018. The Festival was hosted by the All China Television Artists Association (CTAA),  Bureau of Press, Publication, […]

       Sri Lanka High Commission in  Pretoria participated at the Global Trade Show of Networking & Matchmaking South Africa 2018 (GTS 2018), held from  27 to 29 July 2018, at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, South Africa. GTS  is an international business and trade show, incorporating four co-located shows: Tools & Build Show (TBS) – […]

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Beirut for the second consecutive year, participated in the Aley Cultural Festival which was held at the Semporiom Ras_Jabal in Aley, Lebanon from 20 – 22 of July 2018 . A large number of Lebanese nationals, officials, and Diplomats attended the festival. The Aley Cultural Festival is organized in […]

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Hanoi, in collaboration with NKAR Travel & Tours (Pvt.) Ltd, Sri Lanka organized an interactive tourism promotion event for outbound tour operators in Ha Noi to promote Sri Lanka as a Prime tourist destination. The event took place on 26 July 2018 at the official residence of the Ambassador. […]

  The newly appointed Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the  Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Mr. E.M.M. Nandimithra Ekanayake  assumed duties at the Mission on 20 July 2018. Buddhist monks invoked blessings on the new Ambassador-designate and an almsgiving was held at the official residence of the Ambassador to mark the occasion. Addressing the […]