High Commission of Sri Lanka in India

Minister Kiriella attends former Indian Prime Minister Vajpayee funeral PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Sunday, 19 August 2018 04:45

Minister Lakshman Kiriella represented the Government of Sri Lanka as Special Envoy at the State funeral of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi on Friday.

During this visit to New Delhi Minister Kiriella had a meeting with the Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. 

High Commission of Sri Lanka

New Delhi

17 August 2018 

 

 
Ministry of Foreign Affairs requests for details of Missing Persons PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 21 June 2018 12:22

The attention of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been drawn to a list of names published online by the ITJP (International Truth and Justice Project). According to the ITJP, this list, which presently consists of 351 names and can be accessed at http://www.disappearance.itjpsl.com/#lang=english is of persons who are alleged to have disappeared while in the custody of the Sri Lankan Armed Forces in May 2009.

The Office on Missing Persons (OMP) which has been established by an Act of Parliament (Act No. 14 of 2016 as amended by Act No. 09 of 2017) is the permanent and independent entity in Sri Lanka that is vested with the tasks of, inter alia, searching and tracing of missing persons and clarifying the circumstances in which such persons went missing, and their fate; making recommendations to the relevant authorities towards reducing the incidents of missing persons; protecting the rights and interests of missing persons and their relatives; and identifying proper avenues of redress to which such missing persons or their relatives may have recourse.

Therefore, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs urges and encourages anyone in Sri Lanka or overseas to kindly share with the Office on Missing Persons:

-any further/additional/detailed information pertaining to persons whose names have been listed by the ITJP and the circumstances under which they went missing;

-any other lists/information that may be available with anyone/ entity pertaining to any individuals including lists of security forces and police personnel, who may be considered to be missing, as defined by Section 27 of the Act.

Kindly direct any information available to:

Chairperson,

Office on Missing Persons,

Address: 34, Narahenpita Road, Nawala, Sri Lanka

E-mail: ompsrilanka@gmail.com

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka

Colombo 1

20 June 2018


For Sinhala Language: http://www.parliament.lk/uploads/acts/gbills/sinhala/6016.pdf

For Tamil Language: http://www.parliament.lk/uploads/acts/gbills/tamil/6016.pdf

 
GRANTING SCHOLARSHIPS UNDER GOVERNMENT OF SRI LANKA PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS PROGRAM FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018 PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 03:42

Government of Sri Lanka Presidential Scholarships programme for Foreign Students implemented by the Ministry of Higher Education and Highways is now open for applications. Deadline for applications have been extended till 04.05.2018. 

For further details please refer to;

http://www.mohe.gov.lk/index.php/scholaships/foreign-students/100-scholarships-for-foreign-students

http://www.mohe.gov.lk/images/pdf/fulldocumentfinal5.pdf

 
Exhibition by the Sri Lankan Artist, Prof. Jagath Weerasinghe PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Monday, 23 April 2018 05:43

All are invited to witness the Exhibition by the Sri Lankan Artist, Prof. Jagath Weerasinghe at @khojstudios, International Artists Association, New Delhi from 24th to 30th April 2018. Artist Talk on 25th April, 5 p.m.

 

 
Buddha Rashmi – National Vesak Festival 2018 PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Sunday, 22 April 2018 03:47

For the 12th consecutive year, the Buddha Rashmi National Vesak Festival will be organised by the Gangaramaya Temple, and the Prime Minister’s Office from 29th April to 5th May 2018 at the Hunupitiya, Gangaramaya Temple and the Temple Trees premises.  The event will reflect the teachings of Lord Buddha and traditional Buddhist culture.

The important feature this year will be the exposition of Lord Buddha’s relics from Saranath, India, Gandara relics from Taxila, Pakistan and historical Buddhist artifacts from Nepal.

There will be a Vesak Kalapaya from the Hunupitiya Gangaramaya Temple and streets in Colombo. The organizers will decorate with vesak lanterns, pandals and Vesak illuminations highlighting the Buddhist historical stories

 


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