The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York hosted an event on the occasion of Deepavali on Friday, 9th November 2018, at the Mission premises. The event saw the attendance of members of the Sri Lankan community in the tri-state area, both of Hindu faith and others, as well as […]

  Sri Lanka High Commission celebrated Deepavali on 15 November with a special pooja and cultural items provided by the Sri Lankan community in Canberra. Special pooja was conducted by Pandit Pradeep Bhat of the Vishnu Shiva Mandir. This was followed by the singing of devotional songs, a Bharatha natyam performance and a brief talk on […]

    Sri Lanka’s envoy to Canada, Asoka Girihagama presented his Credentials as Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Governor General Julie Payette of Canada at a ceremony held at the Rideau Hall in Ottawa on 13th November 2018. Senior officials from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canada and Diplomats attended the ceremony which was held […]

Sri Lanka participated in the Nordic Organic Food Fair 2018 held from 14-15 November 2018 in Malmo, Sweden. Sri Lanka’s participation in 2018 was organized for the second time by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Stockholm under the patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Colombo. Three Sri Lankan organic product exporters participated in […]

      The Sri Lanka High Commission in New Delhi organized a “Roundtable interactive meeting” without bound  tour and travel companies in New Delhi, at the High Commission premises on 14th November 2018. The main focus of the Roundtable interactive meeting was to brief the prevailing situation in Sri Lanka related to travel and […]

    A delegation from Major Constructors of Sri Lanka (MCSL) representing Sanken Overseas Pvt. Ltd, Saw Engineering Pvt. Ltd.  Vee Power Pvt. Ltd  and ELS Construction (Pvt) Ltd undertook a business  promotion mission to Ethiopia during the first week of November 2018. Under the patronage of Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Ethiopia and Permanent […]

Sri Lankans in Indonesia came together last Saturday (10 November) at the Sri Lanka Embassy premises at Jalan Diponegoro, Jakarta to celebrate Deepavali – one of the most important and colourful  festivals in Sri Lanka’s and the worlds religious calendar. The celebration included Hindu religious observances including the Pooja led by Swami Surya, Bajan and […]

  On November 15th, Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the Russian Federation Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka made his first visit to the Russian Parliament, and met with Dr. Constantin I. Kosachev, Chair of the Committee for International Affairs at the Federation Council, the upper chamber of the Russian Parliament. Ambassador Jayatilleka briefed the Chairman on the current […]

A series of Investment Promotion events organized by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Japan concluded earlier this month. The events included a business forum in Osaka, Kansai, on 5th November supported by Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industries and around sixty (60) Kansai based companies attended the event. These promotional events held were co-organized […]

  The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Mumbai participated in the World Trade Expo (WTE) 2018, organised by the World Trade Centre Mumbai (WTC) and the All India Association of Industries (AIAI) from 29-30 October 2018. The Sri Lanka stall at the WTE 2018 displayed Ceylon tea from the ‘Basilur Tea’ product range and, […]