High Commission of Sri Lanka in India

Revision of Electoral Registers – 2020 Special Notice on Obtaining Information on Registration of Electors in Areas Where Partial Resettlement was Took Place and Resettlement was Not Performed PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Friday, 08 January 2021 05:33

Information on Sri Lankans who were living in partially resettled/ non - resettled areas in Jaffna, Kilinochchi and Mannar Districts in the Northern Province and are currently living overseas is being collected by the Election Commission to register their names on the Electoral Register.

''India will always be a dependable partner and reliable friend open to strengthening its relationship with Sri Lanka” says EAM Dr. S. Jaishankar PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 07 January 2021 13:07

Visiting Minister of External Affairs of India Dr. S.Jaishankar held bilateral talks with Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena at the Republic Building on 06 January 2021. During the cordial discussions, a gamut of issues covering multiple areas of bilateral cooperation was taken up, including economic, financial, trade and investment cooperation, cultural exchanges, defence and security, development cooperation as well as Covid 19 pandemic response.

Media statement made by Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena, Foreign Minister following his bilateral talks with the visiting Indian Minister of External Affairs Dr. S. Jaishankar on 6th January 2021 at the Foreign Ministry PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 07 January 2021 06:02

Hon. Dr. Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs of India,
Hon Tharaka Balasuriya, Regional Minister of State for Foreign Affairs
H.E. Mr. Gopal Baglay, High Commissioner of India,
Members of the Indian and Sri Lankan Delegation,
Dear friends of the Media

I would like to thank the External Affairs Minister Dr. Jaishankar for visiting Sri Lanka as his first overseas engagement this year. Thank you Dr. Jaishankar.

I held cordial and friendly bilateral discussions with Hon. Dr. Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs of India, who is undertaking an official visit to Sri Lanka.

Your Excellency, Sri Lanka was blessed thrice by the visits of Gauthama the Buddha 2600 years ago,

2300 years ago the arrival of Mahinda Maha Thero and Sangamitta Thera, son & daughter of Emperor Asoka the great of Bharatha, established the Buddhasasana in Sri Lanka.

Government to re-introduce conditional repatriation in the wake of new strain of Coronavirus PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Wednesday, 23 December 2020 06:03

In the wake of the discovery of a fast spreading new strain of Coronavirus in certain countries, the Government of Sri Lanka has decided to continue with the existing procedure of obtaining prior approval from the Foreign Ministry and the Civil Aviation Authority for all inbound travellers to Sri Lanka.

The revised guidelines on repatriation will be issued once the situation has been reappraised. 

Notice on Revision of Procedure for Inbound Travellers to Sri Lanka PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Tuesday, 22 December 2020 07:31

The procedure for inbound travellers to Sri Lanka, introduced since March 2020 is hereby revised as follows, based on the joint decision made by the Foreign Ministry, the Department of Immigration and the Civil Aviation Authority and as agreed by the Presidential Task Force for Economic Revival and Poverty Alleviation.


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