High Commission of Sri Lanka in India

Indian Students on Sri Lanka Tour PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Sunday, 17 February 2013 03:24


An eight-member team of boys and girls from Montfort School of New Delhi will be visiting Richmond College, Galle from 16-25 February 2013 under the aegis of the Student Exchange Programme of the India-Sri Lanka Foundation. The student team is accompanied by the Principal of the School Brother K. Monachan along with the School Counselor Mrs. Renu Singla and Arts teacher Mr. Abdul Qayyum. 

Sri Lanka joins South Asian Autism Network (SAAN) PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Friday, 15 February 2013 13:13


Minister of Health Maithripala Sirisena attended the Conference of the First South Asian Autism Network in New Delhi on 11th February 2013 which adopted the Delhi Declaration of the South Asian Autism Network for Autism Spectrum Disorders.  

‘Sri Lanka Day’ at the Surajkund International Crafts Mela in India PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Wednesday, 13 February 2013 19:02


Sri Lanka’s National Crafts Council, with the assistance of the Sri Lanka High Commission in New Delhi, arranged the participation of Sri Lankan craftspersons and artistes at the annual Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2013 from 1st – 15th February at Surajkund, Faridabad, Haryana. 

Interview with Rajya Sabha TV by High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam on 4th February , the 65th Anniversary day of the Independence of Sri Lanka PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Sunday, 10 February 2013 16:32


65th Independence and National Day of Sri Lanka: Celebrations in New Delhi PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Tuesday, 05 February 2013 13:10


In keeping with tradition, High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam, joined by the staff of the Sri Lanka High Commission in India, offered alms (morning meal) to Buddhist priests representing the Sri Lankan Buddhist temples located in India on the morning of 4 February at the High Commissioner’s Residence, to mark the 65th Independence and National Day of Sri Lanka. The alms-giving was followed by a Ceremony involving Sri Lankan expatriates in New Delhi at which High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam unfurled the National Flag to the accompaniment of magul bera (ceremonial drums). The Ceremony included the reading of the 65th Independence Day Message of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Addressing the Sri Lankan community, High Commissioner Kariyawasam emphasised the important contribution that the Sri Lankan expatriate community can make to Sri Lanka’s socio-economic progress. Speaking about the special relationship shared by India and Sri Lanka that is based on civilisational links, the High Commissioner elaborated on the multifaceted nature of the relationship in the present context, which encompasses all areas of contemporary relevance. 


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