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Ceylon Tea and Tourism featured at the Courtney International Day in Pretoria, South Africa

The Sri Lankan stall was a big attraction with its display of tea, tourist information, colorful flags, sesaths and handicraft

Sri Lanka High Commission in South Africa participated in the Courtney International Day held in Pretoria on 29 October 2022. International Organizations such as PEN Charity together with missions of other countries including New Zealand, Malaysia, Tunisia, South Africa, Argentina, Ukraine, Lesotho, Ethiopia and Malawi also participated in the event.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Human rights council president appoints Radhika Coomaraswamy of Sri Lanka to serve on Ethiopia rights body

Ms. Coomaraswamy will join Kaari Betty Murungi of Kenya (chair) and Steven Ratner of the United States of America, who were appointed to serve on the human rights investigative body on 2 March 2022

The President of the Human Rights Council, Ambassador Federico Villegas (Argentina), announced today the appointment of Radhika Coomaraswamy of Sri Lanka to serve as a member of the International Commission of Human Rights Experts on Ethiopia. Ms. Coomaraswamy will join Kaari Betty Murungi of Kenya (chair) and Steven Ratner of…

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Doha Forum 2022/ Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets Officials

The 20th edition of Doha Forum kicked off Saturday under the theme "Transforming for a New Era"

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met separately on Saturday with HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Ayman Al Safadi; HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan…

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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…

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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…