Ambassador Dr. Saj Mendis delivering the Key-note address at the Global Franchise & SME Exposition and Forum at Hotel Crowne Plaza in Bahrain The high profile “2nd Global Franchise & SME Exposition and Forum” in Bahrain was conducted and organized by Middle East & North Africa Franchise Association (MENAFA), which is the membership organization […]

                                  The WHO Global Coordination Mechanism for the prevention and control of Non-Communicable Diseases (GCM/NCD) concluded its General Meeting in Geneva on 6 November 2018. The two- day Conference brought together delegates and activists from Member States, UN organizations, and non-State Actors. The participants along with other stakeholders from the private sector, philanthropic foundations, and academic […]

 Sri Lanka opened its first Honorary Consulate in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia recently. Inauguration of the Honorary Consulate and the Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony was held in Ulaanbaatar and attended by Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Mongolia with residence in Beijing Dr. Karunasena Kodituwakku, Honorary Consul Mrs. Orgilmaa Doloonjin, Most Venerable Khamba Uama Choijamts of Gandan Monastery, Director General of […]

  The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Sydney conducted a special Hindu religious observance at the Sydney Murugan Temple on 06 November 2018 to celebrate Deepavali, the festival of lights. A cross section of expatriate Sri Lankans from diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds were present at the special Snapana Abishekan Pooja conducted with Nine […]

The Sri Lanka pavilion  at the “Swiss International Holiday Exhibition” known as “iViaggiatori”  was inaugurated by the Mayor of Lugano Marco Borradori, chief Organizer of Lugano Exhibition Marco Peon, and the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the World Trade Organization Ambassador R. D. S. Kumararatne, on 01 November 2018. The Sri Lanka Mission in […]

Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Russian Federation, Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka paid a call on the Russian Foreign Ministry today (October 30th) to brief the officials of the 2nd Asia Division responsible for South Asia and Iran, on the current developments in Sri Lanka. During the dialogue, he also took the opportunity to convey the warm […]

The 3rd Cultural Exhibition of the Countries along the Belt and Road was held from 25 to 28 October 2018 in Beijing with the participation of 40 diplomatic missions, including the Embassy of Sri Lanka. The event, organized by the Beijing Foreign Cultural Exchanges Center, was hosted by the Beijing Municipality. The event provided the […]

Over 36,000 visitors walked the carpets of the 30th edition of the Montreal International Tourism & Travel Show in which the Sri Lanka High Commission in Ottawa, in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, participated in the third consecutive year. The event, which took place from October 19 to 21 at Place Bonaventure […]

Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Saudi Arabia Azmi Thassim called on Dr. Abdullah ibn Mohammed ibin Ibrahim Al-Sheikh, President of the Shura Council of Saudi Arabia at the Council premises in Riyadh on 22 October 2018. Shura Council is the Consultative Assembly of Saudi Arabia, which is equivalent to Parliament. At this very cordial meeting, […]

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Warsaw, in association with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, participated in the 3rd World Travel Show at the  PTAK Warsaw Expo, held from 19 -21 October 2018 The World Travel Show is one of the major events in the tourist industry in Poland. The objective of the how […]