High Commission of Sri Lanka in India

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike, Keynote Speaker at the World Sustainable Development Summit PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 13:44

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga participated as the keynote speaker at the World Sustainable Development Summit 2019, New Delhi from 11th – 13th February 2019.

Former President made the keynote address on “A Vision for a Secure and Sustainable World For All”, at a Leadership Panel at the Summit.  The Summit 2019 was inaugurated by the Vice President of India Shri Venkaiah Naidu and the High Commissioner for Sri Lanka in India, Austin Fernando was also present at the inauguration of the Summit.

High Commissioner attends the 4th SAARC Law Mooting Competition in New Delhi PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Monday, 18 February 2019 11:42

Fourth Prof. N.R. Madhava Menon SAARC LAW Mooting Competition, 2018-19, was held from 15th to 18th February 2019 at the Lloyds Law College in Greater Noida. High Commissioner Austin Fernando, Justice Priyantha Jayawardene, Judge, Supreme Court of Sri Lanka and Prof. (Dr.) V. T. Thamilmaran, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka participated representing Sri Lanka. This competition was aimed to inspire and encourage interaction and reciprocity of ideas among law students of SAARC countries for promotion of regional cooperation, mutual benefit in legal education and to broaden the horizon of legal studies.

Sri Lanka’s famed Ministry of Crab drops anchor in Mumbai PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Friday, 15 February 2019 13:37

The year has started on a high note for food lovers in Mumbai as the much awaited Sri Lankan restaurant Ministry of Crab opened in the city. A brainchild of celebrated chef and restaurateur Dharshan Munidasa, Ministry of Crab is Sri Lanka’s first restaurant to have started the trend of serving lagoon crabs. Started in 2011, it also made it to Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list recently, adding Sri Lanka on a must-visit list for the global culinary audience. While the award-winning eatery in Sri Lanka is housed in a renovated 400-year-old Dutch Hospital, its 6,000-square-foot Mumbai outpost charms with its elegant Lankan deco vibe at Zaveri House in Khar.


High Commissioner Austin Fernando visits Chennai PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 05:11

Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to India Austin Fernando was on a working visit to Southern India to participate in the Special Consular service program at the Sri Lanka Deputy High Commission in Chennai from the 07-10 February 2019.

This program brought together a team from Sri Lanka representing the Registrar General’s Office and Department of Immigration and Emigration headed by Controller General, M.N. Ranasinghe and Additional Secretary (Bilateral Affairs), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sumith Nakandala.

Indian tour operators visit Sri Lanka to promote island to Indian travellers PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Sunday, 10 February 2019 06:36

The Executive Committee of the Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI), comprising 15 members visited Sri Lanka last week.

During their visit to Sri Lanka, the OTOAI met Minister of Tourism Development, Wildlife and Christian Religious Affairs John Amaratunga, and senior officials of Sri Lanka Tourist Promotion Board (SLTPB) to discuss new business avenues to promote Sri Lanka to Indian travellers.


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