High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Pakistan Noordeen Mohamed Shaheid presented his credentials to the President of Pakistan Dr. Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi on 26 November 2018 at a ceremony held at Aiwan-e-Sadr (Presidential Palace) in Islamabad where Foreign Minister and Foreign Secretary of Pakistan were also present.  06 other newly appointed foreign envoys also presented their […]

Sri Lanka Embassy in Riyadh and the Consulate General in Jeddah took part in ‘Foodex 2018’, an international trade exhibition dedicated to the food and drink industry, held from 12-15 November in Jeddah. Sri Lanka tea industry professionals, Tea Tang (pvt) Ltd, Enrich Tea and Food Export (pvt) Ltd were among 209 exhibitors who showcased […]

  Sri Lanka, for the first time showcased apparel  products at International Apparel, Textile & Footwear  trade Exhibition ( ATF Trade Exhibition) held on 20- 22 November 2018 at the Cape town International Conference Centre in South Africa. ATF trade exhibition is the largest trade fair for Apparel in the African continent, which has become […]

    “The Global Compact for Migration (GCM)” due to be endorsed at a high level international conference in Marrakesh in December this year, Ambassador A.L.A. Azeez, Sri Lanka Permanent Representative in Geneva said “is not the end –but the beginning of the real work”. He made this remark, addressing the General Debate of the […]

  Showcasing the multicultural legacy in Sri Lanka, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi celebrated Deepavali festival, the festival of light, on 7 November 2018 at the Embassy premises. Members of Sri Lankan Hindu community and other religious communities, well wishers, staff of the Embassy and their family members attended the event. The […]

The third annual “Tea Festival”, co-organized by the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Toronto together with the Royal Botanical Gardens(RBG) in Burlington, Ontario, was held at the Garden premises, from 3 – 4 November 2018. Along with the Consulate General, over 20 tea vendors and other private sector entities dealing with tea and other […]

    Renowned Sri Lankan Pianist, Shani Diluka performed at the Mehli Mehta Music Foundation(MMMF) in Mumbai on 02 November 2018. Shani Diluka who studied at the ‘Paris Conservatoire of Music and Dance’, was recently awarded an order of ‘Chevalier de I”Odre du Merite Culturel” by Prince Albert of Monaco for her contribution to music […]

On November 21, the Transmashholding company hosted a group meeting in the framework of the Russian Foreign Ministry State Protocol Department’s initiative to introduce diplomatic corps to the Russian Ministries, Agencies and State corporations. The meeting was attended by Ambassadors and other high-ranking diplomats of the foreign Missions in Moscow. Officials of the Embassy of […]

The Sri Lanka High Commission in South Africa and  Ministry of Industry and Commerce of  Sri Lanka in collaboration with  Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) successfully organized “Sri Lanka South Africa Business Forum’ on 16 November 2018 at JCCI Auditorium. This forum was organized with the objective of facilitating B2B meetings for visiting  Sri Lankan rubber and plastic exporters […]

  His Excellency Buddhi K. Athauda, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to France met members of the France-Sri Lanka Friendship Group of the French Senate, last week at the Luxemburg Palace in Paris. Hon. Joël Guerriau, the President of the Senate Group, warmly welcomed the Ambassador and expressed their wish to strengthen bilateral relations with Sri […]