High Commission of Sri Lanka in India

Vesak Celebrations in New Delhi PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 13:32


bakthi_Gee2015  In keeping with the Vesak tradition in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka High Commission in New Delhi arranged a series of events from 4th to 5th May 2015 to celebrate Vesak and also the 2559th Buddha Jayanthi  in New Delhi. 

“Many Voices on Sri Lanka” Panel Discussion at the Sri Lanka High Commission PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 05:24


Sri Lanka High Commission in New Delhi organized a Panel Discussion titled “Many Voices on Sri Lanka” on the 17th April 2015 at the Residence. The Panelists were Prof. Prof. Sasanka Perera, Chairman, Department of Sociology, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, South Asia University, Prof. P. Sahadevan, Professor of South Asian Studies  Centre for South, Central and Southeast Asian Studies Jawaharlal Nehru University, Mr. Kanwal Sibal former Foreign Secretary of India and Ms. Padma Rao, Senior Journalist and the Author of “Sri Lanka: The New Country”. 

Official Visit of Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to Sri Lanka : 13 – 14 March 201 PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Monday, 16 March 2015 06:20

Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, meets President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo, March 13, 2015 

Media Statement PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 19 February 2015 10:50

State Visit to India by President Mairthripala Sirisena 

President Maithripala Sirisena undertaking his first State visit to India on 16th February was accorded an impressive welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi with a ceremonial Reception, Guard of Honour and a 21 Gun Salute. Thereafter, President Sirisena laid a wreath and signed the Visitors Book at the Mahatma Gandhi memorial at Rajghat. 

On Monday, President Sirisena met Indian President Pranab Mukherji and had bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. During his discussions with the Indian Prime Minister, President Sirisena observed that it was deeply significant that his first overseas engagement was to India which underscored the historical, longstanding bonds of friendship which exist between the two countries. The visit, he said was an excellent opportunity to strengthen the existing relations. 

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President returns taking Indo-Lanka relations to new heights PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 19 February 2015 10:27
President Maithripala Sirisena returned to the island yesterday (February 18) after completing a successful three day State Visit to India. This was the first overseas visit by President Sirisena after assumption of office last month. 
Relations between India and Sri Lanka have not just been reinforced during this visit but have also gained new heights, direction and momentum. 
This visit saw the signing of four bilateral instruments relating to Civil Nuclear Cooperation, Nalanda University, Cooperation programmes relating to Agriculture and Culture.  

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