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Sri Lanka: High Commissioner Moragoda interacts with a second group of African envoys concurrently accredited to Sri Lanka

This was the sixth time that High Commissioner Moragoda is meeting with concurrently accredited Heads of Mission in this manner since assuming office in New Delhi

Continuing the series of engagements with concurrently accredited Diplomatic Missions to Sri Lanka from New Delhi, High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India Milinda Moragoda interacted with a second group of African Heads of Mission on 16 September 2022. The interaction was aimed at increasing Sri Lanka’s engagement with the…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Sri Lanka |

Sri Lankans in Zambia Donate Rabies Vaccines to Sri Lanka

Sri Lankans in Zambia have also donated medicines valued at approximately USD 10,000 in their individual capacities

Sri Lankans living in Zambia, via the Zambia Sri Lanka Friendship Association, recently donated 1150 Rabies Vaccines to the Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka. The donation was coordinated by the Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka to Zambia, Elmo Jayatileke with Mr. Ronnie Peiris while Dr. Anver Hamdani from the Ministry…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Sri Lanka |

Egyptian Ambassador to Sri Lanka calls on the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Foreign Minister Sabry and Ambassador Mosleh held wide-ranging discussions related to the multi-faceted bilateral cooperation

The Ambassador of Egypt in Sri Lanka Maged Mosleh called on the Minister of Foreign Affairs Ali Sabry on 31 August, 2022 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Foreign Minister Sabry and Ambassador Mosleh held wide-ranging discussions related to the multi-faceted bilateral cooperation. Minister Sabry briefed Ambassador Mosleh on current developments, the…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Sri Lanka |

Sri Lanka: High Commissioner Moragoda interacts with African envoys concurrently accredited to Sri Lanka

High Commissioner Moragoda welcomed the invited Heads of Mission and expressed his keenness in further strengthening Sri Lanka's relations with their respective countries

Continuing the series of engagements with concurrently accredited Diplomatic Missions to Sri Lanka from New Delhi, High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India Milinda Moragoda interacted with a group of African Heads of Mission on 18 August 2022 and briefed them on the present developments in Sri Lanka. The interaction…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Sri Lanka |

Sri Lanka: Technical Level Meeting on Opportunities in the Mozambique Sustainable Energy Sector Concluded

The Mozambique side agreed to facilitate a visit by Sri Lankan renewable energy companies to meet key governmental and private sector organizations in Mozambique

The Sri Lanka High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa, in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) and the Mozambique Chamber of Commerce, organized the second (technical level) meeting between management and experts of the Ministry of Mineral Resources & Energy of Mozambique and FUNAE (Fundo de Energia…

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High Commissioner Amarasekara Seeks the Support of Southern African Countries at UN Human Rights Council

High Commissioner Amarasekara emphasized the importance of a domestic mechanism to resolve internal conflicts within the domestic socio-political environment, rather than an imposed mechanism by external parties

Focusing on the upcoming UNHCR sessions and recognizing the importance of the African region where the countries have emerged as a cohesive group of nations, the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to South Africa, Siresena Amarasekara held several meetings with government officials of South Africa and envoys of countries accredited…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Sri Lanka |

Sri Lanka Embassy in Ethiopia Celebrates 74th Anniversary of Independence

The event commenced with the hoisting of the national flag by Attaché Chamara Dharmawardena

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Ethiopia commemorated the 74th anniversary of Sri Lanka’s independence at the Embassy premises on 4 February 2022 with the participation of mission staff and their family members. The event commenced with the hoisting of the national flag by Attaché Chamara Dharmawardena, followed by the playing…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Sri Lanka |

Sri Lanka’s first ever coco peat export to Kenya launched

The first consignment of coco peat destined to Kenya was symbolically flagged off by Minister Namal Rajapaksa at the Port of Colombo on 4 January, 2022

The efforts of Sri Lanka and Kenya to increase economic activities between the two countries had received further momentum during the visit of Minister of Youth and Sports, Minister of Development Co-ordination and Monitoring and State Minister of Digital Technology and Enterprise Development Namal Rajapaksa to Kenya in October, 2021. Although, the bilateral relations have reached over 50 years of…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Sri Lanka |

Temporary Closure of Identified Sri Lanka Missions / Posts Overseas: High Commission of Sri Lanka in Abuja/Nigeria, Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Frankfurt/Germany, Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Nicosia/Cyprus

The decision is part of a restructuring process of Sri Lanka’s network of Missions and Posts overseas carried out by the Foreign Ministry

The Foreign Ministry, following careful consideration, has taken a decision to temporarily close three of its Missions / Posts overseas, i.e., the Sri Lanka High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria; the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Frankfurt, Germany; and the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Nicosia, Cyprus; with effect…

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Foreign Minister Peiris meets Envoys of 17 countries after their presentation of credentials

The present Government under President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is looking towards forming close bonds with the African nations as well as consolidating relations with the African Union

Foreign Minister Prof. G. L Peiris met the newly appointed envoys representing 17 countries at the Foreign Ministry on 22 December. The meeting followed the presentation of credentials to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on 21 December by the envoys. Most of the envoys are non-resident Heads of Mission based in New Delhi. Minister Peiris welcomed…