High Commission of Sri Lanka in India

High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam at the Centre for International Relations and Community Well-being in Gurgaon PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 13 March 2014 14:50
At the invitation of Ambassador Lakhan Mehrotra, a former High Commissioner for India to Sri Lanka, and at present the President of the Centre, High Commissioner spoke on India – Sri Lanka relations to a large gathering at the City Hall in Gurgaon in suburbs of New Delhi.

State representatives briefed at Sri Lankan High Commission in New Delhi on World Conference on Youth 2014 to be held in Sri Lanka PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Wednesday, 12 March 2014 07:21
Representatives of over 100 diplomatic missions in New Delhi met on 11th March 2014 at a briefing on the World Conference on Youth which will be held in Sri Lanka this year in the month of May 2014. The conference will come to Asia for the first time and focus will be on young peoples’ role in the creation and implementation of the post-2015 development agenda.
Sri Lanka Tourism Stall at the OTM Travel Show 2014 in New Delhi wins the Award for Excellence for Best Decoration PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Tuesday, 18 February 2014 06:15


Sri Lanka Tourism Stall was awarded the “Best Decoration Award” at the OTM-New Delhi, which was held from 13-15 February 2014 at the NCR Expo Centre in Noida.
Sri Lanka Navy Dance Troupe dazzles audiences in Delhi PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 13:45


The Sri Lanka Navy Dance Troupe joined dancers from Egypt and Manipur and drummers, musicians and singers from Rajasthan and Colombia to usher in the Delhi International Arts Festival 2014 at the historic site of Delhi’s Purana Qila (Old Fort) on Sunday 8 February evening. The Sri Lankan troupe performed a medley of traditional dances including fire and mask dances which enthralled the audience comprising an array of artistes, government officials, foreign diplomats and media personnel. The Chief Guest on the occasion, Minister of Human Resource Development of India Pallam Raju felicitated the Troupe.
66th Independence and National Day of Sri Lanka: Celebrations in New Delhi PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 00:19


High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam, joined by the staff of the Sri Lanka High Commission in India, offered alms to Buddhist priests representing the Sri Lankan Buddhist temples located in India on the morning of 4 February, commencing day-long celebrations of the 66th Independence and National Day of Sri Lanka in New Delhi. The alms-giving held at the High Commissioner’s Residence was followed by a Ceremony involving Sri Lankan expatriates in New Delhi at which High Commissioner Kariyawasam hoisted the National Flag to the accompaniment of ceremonial drums (magul bera) played by traditionally attired drummers of the Sri Lanka Navy Cultural Troupe. The solemn early morning ceremony included the reading of the 66th Independence Day Message of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Addressing the Sri Lankan community in New Delhi, High Commissioner Kariyawasam stressed the important role that each of them plays in strengthening relations at the people-to-people level which is an important component of the India-Sri Lanka relationship.  


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