The Sri Lanka Mission in Warsaw celebrated Sri Lanka’s 71st Anniversary of Independence with a diplomatic reception held on 07 February 2019 at the Polonia Palace Hotel in Warsaw for the first time. Over 200 high dignitaries including a large and representative gathering of Ambassadors in Warsaw, Representatives, senior diplomats, Sri Lankan professionals, […]

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in the Republic of Korea, in collaboration with the Ansan City and the Sri Lankan community, successfully celebrated the 71st anniversary of independence of Sri Lanka in Ansan City on Wednesday, 6 February 2019, with the participation of the Mayor of the Ansan City Yoon Wha-sub, as the Chief Guest of […]

  Welcome Remarks by High Commissioner Manisha Gunasekera   The 71st Anniversary of Independence was commemorated on the morning of 04 February 2019 at the Sri Lanka High Commission premises in London with a large, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural gathering of the Sri Lankan diaspora community. The event commenced with the hoisting of the National flag […]

    The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, in collaboration with the Sri Lankan community of the tri-state area, hosted a celebration of the 71st Anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence on 9th February 2019 at J.P. Stevens High School, Edison, New Jersey. The event saw attendance from special guests Hon. Frank […]

  The 71st Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Sri Lanka was celebrated at the Embassy premises on 4th February 2019 with the participation of Sri Lankan community including the members of Sri Lanka Army Unit serving in United National Interim Force (UNIFIL) Nakura, Lebanon. The ceremony commenced with the hoisting of the National […]

On February 8, 2019 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sri Lanka to the Russian Federation H.E. Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka and Madame Sanja Jayatilleka paid a visit to the Institute of World Economy and International Affairs (IMEMO) of Russian Academy of Science re-named after Evgeny Primakov, the outstanding academician and former Russian Foreign Minister and Prime […]

On February 7, 2019 Ambassador Dayan Jayatilleka paid a courtesy visit to Her Excellency Eleonora Mitrofanova, Head of the Russian Federal agency for international humanitarian cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo), Ambassador at large, and the first woman to be appointed First Deputy Minister of the Foreign Affairs of Russia. Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka was accompanied by his spouse, Madame […]

The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Dubai and the Northern Emirates celebrated the 71st National Day of Sri Lanka at a formal function held on Monday 4th February 2019. The programme of the celebrations included hoisting of the National Flag by the Consul General, singing of the National Anthem by the participants, remaining a […]

  The 71st anniversary of Independence was celebrated in Afghanistan on 4th February 2019 at Kabul Sarena Hotel.  Hon. Dr. Nadir Ahmad Andisha, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.  Twenty-five Ambassadors resident in Kabul also graced the event along with Sri Lanka Expatriate community living in Afghanistan with INGOs […]

  The High Commission of Sri Lanka in Pretoria organized the 71st Anniversary of Independence Day celebration on 4 February 2019 in Pretoria. The function commenced with the hoisting of the National Flag by HE the High Commissioner Kumar Mallimaratchi followed by singing of the  National Anthem, multi faith religious observances, lighting of traditional oil […]