High Commission of Sri Lanka in India

5th India - Sri Lanka Annual Defence Dialogue PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 18 January 2018 13:12

5th India - Sri Lanka Annual Defence Dialogue

The fifth India-Sri Lanka Defence Dialogue was held in New Delhi, India on the 09th (January 2018).The Sri Lankan delegation was led by the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr.Kapila Waidyaratne PC and the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Additional Secretary (Defence) of the Ministry of Defence, Mr. RMS Sarath Kumara, Director General of South Asian and SAARC Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. MAK Girihagama, Chief of Staff of Air Force, Air Vice Marshal GLS Dias, Director General Operation of Sri Lanka Navy, Rear Admiral Piyal De Silva, Director General of Sri Lanka Coast Guard, Rear Admiral Samantha Wimalatunga Major General GLJ Waduge and Defence Adviser of the Sri Lanka High Commission In Delhi Captain Suresh De Silva.

The ten member delegation, led by the Indian Defence Secretary, Shri Sanjay Mitra included high ranking Indian Defence Ministry and Foreign Ministry officials, senior Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard officers joined the meeting from the Indian side.

Since 2012, the annual India Sri Lanka Defence Dialogue reviews a range of areas within the defence cooperation field.

During the visit to India, Secretary Waidyaratne also visited the Goa Shipyard and INS Hansa Naval Base in Goa and INS Garuda in Kochi. He also met the Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of the Southern Naval Area of the Indian Navy. The Secretary also visited the sacred sites at Bodh Gaya.


 
Invitation for the flag hoisting ceremony PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 07:25

On the occasion

 

of the

 

70th National Day of Sri Lanka

 

 the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka

 

requests the pleasure of your company

 

at the Flag Hoisting Ceremony

 

at the High Commission of Sri Lanka

 

27, Kautilya Marg, Chanakyapuri

 

New Delhi -110021

 

on Sunday, 4th February 2018

 

at 9.00 a.m.

 

Note : Please confirm your participation by 25 January 2018, to Email address lankacomnd@gmail.com or to Mr. K C Sharma of the High Commission on Telephone Nos 23010201-2-3. Please inform any other Sri Lankans who have arrived in Sri Lanka recently and request them to send their email addresses.

Please bring this invitation with you to facilitate entry to the High Commission premises. 


 
Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Finance of Sri Lanka called on Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs of India PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Monday, 15 January 2018 05:46

Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Finance of Sri Lanka called on Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs of India at the Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan, New Delhi. Two Ministers discussed issues of development cooperation between the two countries. 


 
Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Finance of Sri Lanka called on Hon Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance of India PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Monday, 15 January 2018 05:42

Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Finance of Sri Lanka called on Hon Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance of India in New Delhi on 13th January 2018. Two Ministers reviewed the present status of the ongoing  economic  projects between the two countries.


 
High Commissioner hosted a dinner for the visiting National Cricket Team of Sri Lanka at the High Commission PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Friday, 01 December 2017 09:33

Press Release

The National Cricket Team of Sri Lanka who is on a tour in India and is presently in New Delhi for their next test match to be played in New Delhi.  During their visit to New Delhi, the High Commissioner hosted a dinner reception for the visiting national team from Sri Lanka.  The team is headed by the Manager, Asanka Gurusinghe and the team Captain Dinesh Chandimal.

Opening the dinner reception, High Commissioner in her remarks said that the game of cricket is a popular game in Sri Lanka as well as in South Asia.  The game is also a unifying factor in a multi cultural country.  The unity, team spirit and sportsmanship provide an inspiration to the youth of the country. High Commissioner added that the young team is going through challenging times, but Sri Lanka is confident that they will rise to the challenge and wished the team all the best for the test match, starting on 02nd December 2017.   

Several political figures such as Dr. Udit Raj, MP Lok Sabha and Vijay Jolly, MP, a few diplomats from cricket playing nations, journalists from the print media and academics and members of the business community as well as Sri Lankans living in New Delhi were also present at the reception. 

The Sri Lankan team will play its third test match with India at the Ferozshah Kotla grounds in New Delhi starting on 2nd December 2017. 

The 15 member Sri Lankan Cricket team arrived in India in November for three test matches, three ODIs and three T20Is till December 2017.  The ODI series will begin from 10th December and the first match will be played in Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala.

T20I Series:

Dec 20: India vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I, Barabati Stadium, Cuttack

Dec 22: India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore

Dec 24: India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I, Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Sri Lanka High Commission

New Delhi

01 December 2017


 
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