High Commission of Sri Lanka in India

Sri Lanka Tourism launches a Special Promotional Campaign in Northern India PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Saturday, 06 July 2019 12:40

In an effort to revive and stimulate the promotional activities in the fastest growing Indian outbound travel market, the Sri Lanka High Commission in New Delhi, jointly with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO), Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL) and the national carrier Sri Lankan Airlines launched a mega promotional event in Delhi on 25th June 2019, at the Le Meridian Hotel in New Delhi, to announce the special promotional tour package “ Splendors of Sri Lanka”   for the Indian travelers. 

HE Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka attends the Swearing-in-Ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Sunday, 02 June 2019 14:41

President Maithripala Sirisena attended the swearing-in-ceremony of the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 30th May, 2019 at the Rashtrapathy Bhawan during a two day visit to New Delhi.  

Leaders from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Kyrgyzstan, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, and Thailand also participated.

President meets with few foreign envoys to discuss rapid normality in security situation and urges them to lift travel advisories PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 06:16

President Maithripala Sirisena met with few members of the diplomatic community on their request to discuss about the progress of the operations carried out by the security forces to strengthen security situation. The President said that the situation is 99% secure now. He thanked the international community for the cooperation and assistance provided to Sri Lanka at this time of need and urged them to continue to provide economic assistance and lift the travel advisories issued to tourists.

Addressing Ambassadors and High Commissioners of United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, United States, Germany, Australia and EU, at the President’s Official Residence in Colombo today (May 27), he said that large number of the terrorists and suspects have been arrested and huge quantity of explosives and weapons have been seized.

Vesak Celebrations in Maha Bodhi Society, New Delhi Centre PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 23 May 2019 05:39

Maha Bodhi Society of India, New Delhi centre organized a special Vesak Full Moon day programme on 18th May 2019 in commemoration of the 2563rd Buddha Purima Celebration at the New Delhi centre.

The morning session included Buddha Puja, observance of Sil and Buddha Vandana, Buddha Puja and Sutra chanting by Joint Secretary, Maha Bodhi Society of India and Bhikku In-Charge of the New Delhi Centre of Maha Bodhi Society, Delhi Centre, Ven. Sumittananda Thero and Dana was arranged for the Buddhist priests.

Buddha Purnima celebrations by the Young Men’s Buddhist Association in New Delhi PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 23 May 2019 03:57

The Young Men’s Buddhist Association in New Delhi (YMBA) commemorated the Buddha Purnima at the National Museum in New Delhi on 18th May 2019 with the participation of High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in India, HE Austin Fernando as the Chief Guest.  A prayer meeting was held in the presence of the holy relics of the Lord Buddha at the National Museum as part of the programme. A large number of Buddhists gathered in this meeting.


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