High Commission of Sri Lanka in India

High Commissioner Milinda Moragoda calls on the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh; proposes a concrete mechanism for cooperation in culture and tourism PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Friday, 29 October 2021 12:10

Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to India Milinda Moragoda, accompanied by a delegation of senior High Commission officials, paid a courtesy call on the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Shri Yogi Adityanath on Thursday (28) afternoon at the Chief Minister's official residence in Lucknow. The Chief Secretary of the Uttar Pradesh Government Shri Rajendra Kumar Tiwari and several other key State officials were present at the meeting. 

Speech of H E President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at 76th UN General Assembly – New York, September 22, 2021 PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 23 September 2021 12:38

Mr. President, 

Secretary General, 


Ladies and Gentlemen, 


I am honoured to represent Sri Lanka at this august gathering today.

Let me first congratulate His Excellency Abdulla Shahid on being elected President of the 76th session of the General Assembly.

Mr. President, you have long been a friend of Sri Lanka. We look forward to working closely with you in the year ahead.

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Virtual Boat Show Sri Lanka - 25th to 29th October 2021 PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 16 September 2021 10:15

he first ever international Virtual Boat Show Sri Lanka 2021 is scheduled to be held from 25th -29th October 2021. The Virtual Boat Show Sri Lanka 2021 is organized by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) in association with the Ministry of Trade and Boat Building Technology Improvement Institute Lanka – GTE Ltd. (BTI).

The Boat show is organized once in every two years since 2008 as a forum for the industry to display and promote their products to potential clients whilst creating investment opportunities in boat and ship building, training, marine infrastructure and marine tourism in Sri Lanka. 

Due to prevailing travel restrictions, arrangements are being made to organize the 7th Edition of the Boat Show Sri Lanka virtually to showcase products from the industry sectors of Boat/ ship/accessory manufacturers, yacht chart companies etc. 

Please register through www.boatshowsrilanka.com  for B2B meetings.

Sri Lanka Opens for Indian Travellers Once Again Regular Flights from Nine Cities Across India PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Saturday, 28 August 2021 12:31

Sri Lanka has opened its borders to India after a long anticipated hiatus. Fully vaccinated travellers will only require a negative PCR 72 hours prior to arrival and an on-arrival PCR test at a certified hotel. They will then be allowed to roam across the country freely. 

Foreign Minister Prof. G.L Peiris assumes duties PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Wednesday, 18 August 2021 12:11

The newly appointed Foreign Minister Prof. G.L Peiris assumed duties at the Ministry today (18 August, 2021) at a simple ceremony graced by outgoing Foreign Minister and the new Minister of Education Dinesh Gunawardena; State Minister of Regional Cooperation Tharaka Balasuriya; State Minister of Women and Child Development, Preschools & Primary Education, School Infrastructure & Education Services Piyal Nishantha De Silva;  Member of Parliament and General Secretary of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Sagara Kariyawasam; Foreign Secretary Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage and other officials. The Buddhist clergy led by the chief incumbent of the Bellanwila Rajamaha Viharaya Ven. Dr. Bellanwila Dhammaratana Nayaka Thero invoked blessings on the occasion.


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