High Commission of Sri Lanka in India

India-Sri Lanka Joint Press Statement PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Tuesday, 22 January 2013 12:18


The Eighth meeting of the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission was held on 22 January 2013 in New Delhi. It was co-chaired by Shri Salman Khurshid, Minister of External Affairs of India and Prof. G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs of Sri Lanka. The Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) was preceded by the Senior Officials Meeting at the level of the Foreign Secretaries of the two countries on 21 January 2013.

Deputy Minister Neomal Perera in Delhi calls upon non-Commonwealth countries to participate in the Commonwealth Business Forum in Colombo PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 17 January 2013 13:48


Deputy Minister of External Affairs, Neomal Perera, met the envoys of 79 countries accredited to Sri Lanka from New Delhi this week and briefed them about the Commonwealth Business Forum (CBF) that will be held in Colombo from 12-14 November 2013 preceding the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). He explained to the envoys that CHOGM is being held in Asia which is now a region of high growth and opportunity, after a lapse of 25 years, and that the Commonwealth Business Forum 2013 would be a useful platform for all countries to forge flourishing economic links and for business persons to interact with Heads of Government and senior officials as well. Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka Nivard Cabraal and High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam joined the Deputy Minister at the briefings.  


High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam visits the state of Chhattisgarh PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Monday, 07 January 2013 13:47


During an official visit to the state of Chhattisgarh, High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam called on the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Dr Raman Singh, at Mahanandi Bhawan, the new  Secretariat building of the new capital, Naya Raipur, on 4th January 2013. The High Commissioner met the Minister of Tourism & Culture Brij Mohan Agrawal  and other senior officials as well. 

Secretary Finance Dr Jayasundera visits India PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Monday, 17 December 2012 11:34

Secretary to the Ministry of Finance and Planning and Ministry of Economic Development, Dr. P. B. Jayasundera, visited India from 12 – 15 December and held wide-ranging consultations with Indian officials. 

Dr Jayasundera met the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister Pulok Chatterji, Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai, Finance Secretary of the Department of Expenditure R.S. Gujral, Commerce Secretary S.R. Rao, Secretary Textiles Kiran Dhingra, Chairman and Managing Director of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Rahul Khullar, and Chairman and Managing Director of EXIM Bank of India T.C. Ranganathan, 

Delegation headed by Vice Chief of Naval Staff of India at “Galle Dialogue 2012” PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 13 December 2012 10:00

A delegation from India headed by Vice Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral RK Dhowan is participating in the International Maritime Security Conference, “Galle Dialogue 2012”, which began today in the southern Sri Lankan Port City of Galle. 

The “Galle Dialogue” was inaugurated in 2010 as a forum to discuss and exchange views on regional maritime security concerns. The annual event is organized by the Sri Lanka Navy under the aegis of the Ministry of Defence. This year, the Dialogue is held on 13 and 14 December under the theme ‘Strategic Maritime Cooperation and Partnerships to face the future with Confidence” and will emphasize that the achievement of maritime security and prosperity requires collective effort of all nations and stakeholders working in partnership. 


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