The High Commission of Sri Lanka in Singapore in collaboration with Hotel Mandarin Orchard, Singapore organized a “Sri Lankan Food Festival” to mark the 71st Anniversary of Independence of Sri Lanka. The event was held from 13th to 15th February at Hotel Mandarin Orchard in Singapore. The “Food Festival” was jointly inaugurated by […]

The Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Iceland, Prof. Arusha Cooray, presented her credentials to President Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson of Iceland on 12 February 2019 in Reykjavik. Following the presentation of credentials, Ambassador Cooray and President Jóhannesson discussed the potential for increased collaboration between the two countries in the areas of tourism, fisheries, tea, arts, culture […]

The enshrinement ceremony of the Bo Sapling of the Sacred Sri Maha Bodhi tree gifted to Thailand by Sri Lanka under the auspices of President Maithripala Sirisena was presided by General Prayut Chan-o-Cha, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, on 19th February 2019 at Wat Vajirathammaram Temple in Ayutthaya Province. Minister of Buddhasasana and […]

Minister of Buddhasasana and Wayamba Development Gamini Jayawickrama Perera, designated as the Special Envoy of President Maithripala Sirisena, to gift a sapling of the sacred Sri Maha Bodhi Tree to Thailand, called on Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on 18 February 2019 at the Government House in Bangkok. This sacred gifting is following an […]

On February 15, 2019 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sri Lanka to the Russian Federation H.E. Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka and Madame Sanja Jayatilleka visited the Headquarters of the United Russia Party, Moscow. The guests were received by the Head of the Department for International Relations Ms. Valeria Gorokhova. United Russia, primarily the party of President […]

  The vivid art & craft, music and dance, colorful ambiance, ethnic cuisines were on display at the annual Suraj Kund Mela which was inaugurated on 1st February 2019.  This International Mela showcased different cultural ethos of the rich regional and international crafts and traditions from 01st – 17th February 2019.  The Mela was inaugurated […]

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga participated as the keynote speaker at the World Sustainable Development Summit 2019, New Delhi from 11th – 13th February 2019. Former President Kumaratunga made the keynote address on “A Vision for a Secure and Sustainable World For All”, at a Leadership Panel at the Summit.  The Summit 2019 was inaugurated […]

    ‘Our dedication and fascination to Cricket can open new opportunities, in advancing economic benefits and strengthen the bilateral relations between our two nations‘ said Kumara Mallimaratchi, High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in South Africa at a meeting  with CEO of the Cricket South Africa Mr.Thabang Moroe. The Meeting between the officials of Sri […]

  Fourth Prof. N.R. Madhava Menon SAARC LAW Mooting Competition, 2018-19, was held from 15th to 18th February 2019 at the Lloyds Law College in Greater Noida. High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in India Austin Fernando, Justice Priyantha Jayawardene, Judge, Supreme Court of Sri Lanka and Prof. (Dr.) V. T. Thamilmaran, University of Colombo, Sri […]

  Sri Lankan community in Jamaica together with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Cuba celebrated Sri Lanka’s 71st Anniversary of National Independence Day for the first time in Kingston, Jamaica by hosting a diplomatic reception on 09th February 2019 with the participation of a large gathering which included cabinet Ministers of the Jamaican government, […]