High Commission of Sri Lanka in India

Members of the National Council of Churches in India (NCCI) and Leaders of the Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind in India paid condolences to High Commissioner Fernando PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 02 May 2019 10:12

As part of expressing solidarity with the government and the people of Sri Lanka during this tragic time, a delegation of church leaders and office bearers of National Council of Churches in India (NCCI) and members of the Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind called on the High Commissioner Austin Fernando on 30th April 2019 at the High Commission. The group of members handed over a letter to the High Commissioner expressing their deepest condolences.  The full text of the letter is attached.

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Inquiries from Sri l.ankan communities about providing assistance to the people affected by the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 02 May 2019 10:04

His Eminence Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith has announced that the Arch Diocese of Colombo has set up a Special Fund, to be managed by Caritas, which can be used by benefactors to send donations for the benefit of the affected people as well as the reconstruction of the affected churches. The video of the Cardinal’s announcement is available at http://www.archdioceseofcolombo.com/

Details of the Fund are given below. Missions may share this information with any Sri Lankan Association/groups making inquiries.

Account name     : Archbishop of Colombo
Bank                    : Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC, Borella branch
Account No         : 1190038741
Swift Code          : CCEYLKLX

 
National Thawheed Jammath (NTJ) and Jamathei Millathu Ibraheem (JMI) to be banned in Sri Lanka PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Tuesday, 30 April 2019 06:26

President Maithripala Sirisena, in terms of powers vested in him as the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka under Emergency Regulations No. 01 of 2019, has taken steps to ban the organizations National Thawheed Jammath (NTJ) and Jamathei Millathu Ibraheem (JMI) in Sri Lanka.

As such, all activities of those organizations as well as their property will be seized by the government.

Steps are been taken to ban other extremist organizations operating in Sri Lanka, under Emergency Regulations.


President’s Media Division
April 27th, 2019

 
State Minister for External Affairs of India pay condolences to Sri Lanka PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 25 April 2019 14:24

The Minister of State for External Affairs of India, General (Dr.) V.K. Singh (Retd.) visited the Sri Lanka High Commission in New Delhi on Wednesday 24 April 2019 to offer condolences to the Government and the people of Sri Lanka following the tragic terror attacks on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka.  The State Minister for External Affairs was received by the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in the New Delhi, HE Austin Fernando. Following the signing the Book of Condolence, Minister Singh conveyed his deepest condolences on behalf of the Indian Government to the Government of Sri Lanka led by President Maithripala Sirisena, the Sri Lankan people, and especially the families of the victims.  High Commissioner Austin Fernando extended his deep appreciation to the Minister V K Singh for the kind gesture extended by Indian Government in the aftermath of this tragedy. High Commissioner also conveyed his deepest sympathies to the Minister V K Singh for the loss of lives of Indian nationals during the terror attacks.

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35th Board Meeting of the India Sri Lanka Foundation was held in New Delhi PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 04 April 2019 11:57

35th Board Meeting of the India -Sri Lanka Foundation was held in New Delhi on 11th March 2019 at the ITC Maurya Hotel, in New Delhi with a view to fostering bilateral relations through the enhancement of economic, scientific, educational, technical and cultural cooperation, as well as promoting greater understanding between the peoples of the two countries.

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