The  High Commission  of  Sri Lanka  in Nairobi celebrated the 71st Independence Day  of Sri Lanka   with the  participation of the Sri Lankan  expatriate  community on 4th February 2019.  The religious dignitaries representing all four religions invoked blessings at the ceremony. High Commissioner Sunil de Silva hoisted the National Flag while National Anthem of […]

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in the Sultanate of Oman organized a series of events as a part of “Sri Lanka National Day Week” to celebrate the 71st Independence Day of Sri Lanka, with special emphasis on economic diplomacy. The official flag hoisting ceremony was held at the Embassy premises on 4th February 2019, with […]

  The “Sri Lanka Food Festival” was inaugurated on 5th February at the ITC Maurya Hotel in New Delhi by the High Commissioner for Sri Lanka in India, Austin Fernando and Arun Pathak, Managing Director of the Hotel.  The Food Festival will run through till 10th February. This unique five-day culinary sojourn will celebrate the culinary […]

The 71st Sri Lanka National day was celebrated at the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Jeddah on 04th February 2019 at the Consulate premises at a grand scale with the participation of over 400-500 Sri Lankan expatriate’s community & prominent persons in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The function commenced by hoisting National flag […]

On February 06, 2019 Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Russian Federation H.E. Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka paid a courtesy call on the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, H.E. Dr. S.M. Saiful Hoque. The Ambassador, a freedom fighter in his youth, holds a PhD in History in International Relations and Foreign Policy and a […]

  On February 6, 2019 Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Russian Federation H.E. Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka visited Ambassador of the State of Palestine, H.E. Abdel Hafiz Nofal, who previously served as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Palestine to the Republic of South Africa and Deputy Minister of the Ministry of National Economy before he […]

The High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Kenya, Sunil de Silva handed over the Commission of Appointment  to Mr.Hiran  Kaushalya Hapuarachchi Sumanaweera, as the Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka to the  United Republic of Tanzania on 4 February 2019. Mr. Sumanaweera  is a Tanzanian national of Sri Lankan origin and is the Managing Director of […]

  The Sri Lanka Consulate General in Sydney celebrated the 71st Independence Day at the Conservatorium of Music in Sydney CBD on 04 February 2019. A large gathering of 400 was present and notable amongst them were Mr. Scott Farlow, Member of the Legislative Council representing the Premier of New South Wales Hon. Gladys Berejiklian […]

  As an integral part of the Economic Diplomacy Programme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Lebanon organized a trade bazaar from 05 to 08 February 2019 at the Embassy premises, in commemorating 71st Independence Day of Sri Lanka. The event prominently focused on economic promotion, while providing opportunities […]

  The 71st Anniversary of Independence of Sri Lanka was celebrated at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Jakarta joined by Sri Lankan community in Indonesia. The event commenced with hoisting of national flag followed by singing of the national anthem in Sinhala and Tamil. Two minutes silence was observed in remembrance of national heroes, […]