The High Commission of Sri Lanka in Canberra celebrated the 71st anniversary of the Independence of Sri Lanka with an official ceremony held in the morning of 4th February followed by an evening ceremony jointly organised with Sri Lanka cricket. The official ceremony commenced with the hoisting of National Flag.  Two minutes silence was observed to respect all who sacrificed […]

  Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Azmi Thassim called on Dr. Bandar bin Mohammed Al-Alban, President of the Saudi Human Rights Commission (SHRC), in Riyadh last week. At this cordial meeting, the two parties focused on the situation of foreign workers in Saudi Arabia and the role of the Saudi Human Rights Commission in this regard. Dr. Al-Alban […]

The 71st Anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence was celebrated at the Sri Lanka High Commissioner’s Official Residence in Ottawa, Canada with the participation of over 120 Sri Lankan Community members. The ceremony was commenced with hoisting the national flag and singing the national anthem in Sinhala and Tamil languages, followed by observance of two minute silence […]

  On February the 1, 2019 Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Russian Federation H.E. Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka and Madame Sanja Jayatilleka paid their second visit to the National Research University Higher School of Economics.  Today the guests were received by Professor Glenn Diesen, Doctor of Social Sciences with PhD in Politics and International Relations, […]

    A lecture on “Buddhist Art and Archaeology of Sri Lanka and the Silk Road” was conducted recently by Sri Lankan archaeologist Ms. Bindu Urugodawatte at the Institute of Archeology of the Viet Nam Academy of Social Sciences.  It was attended by faculty and students of the Institute and other enthusiasts from the academic […]

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York celebrated Sri Lanka’s 71st Anniversary of Independence with a diplomatic reception held yesterday (February 4th) at the mission premises. Over 300 high dignitaries including a large and representative gathering of Permanent Representatives, senior diplomats, senior officials of the UN, Sri Lankan professionals, […]

  The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Nepal celebrated the 71st Anniversary of the National Day of Sri Lanka on 04 February 2019 at the Embassy Premises. The programme commenced with hoisting of the National Flag by Ambassador, Swarna Perera in the presence of members of Sri Lankan community and well-wishers. Thereafter the National Anthem was […]

Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Finance and Mass Media of Sri Lanka met with the The Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office of the UK, on Monday 21 January 2019, during a visit to London.  Issues of mutual interest in the […]

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Ethiopia celebrated the 71st Anniversary of National Day of Sri Lanka with the Addis Ababa based Diplomats, senior officials of the Ethiopian Government and the African Union Commission, Ethiopian entrepreneurs and members of the Sri Lankan community, at the  Sri Lanka House. The official ceremony commenced with the hoisting […]

  The Embassy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in Israel celebrated the 71st anniversary of Independence on the 04th of February 2019 at the Chancery premises with the participation of a cross section of the Sri Lankan community living in Israel, the Embassy officials and their families and Israeli well-wishers. The official […]