Diplomacy

23rd meeting of the EU-Sri Lanka Joint Commission

Sri Lanka and the European Union (EU) held their 23rd meeting of the Joint Commission on 25 January 2021, via video conference where they agreed on the importance of enhancing trade ties and continuing to work closely together on human rights and reconciliation issues which were on the agenda of

India gifts 341 Indra Radar Spares worth RS. 200 million to SLAf

An Indian Air Force (IAF) An-32 aircraft landed at Bandaranaike International Airport on 10 January 2021 with 341 Indra Radar Spares worth LKR 200 million to augment maintenance support for four INDRA Mk-II Air Surveillance Radars, gifted to Sri Lanka Air Force by Government of India in 2011.

SL Ambassador to China Palitha B. Kohona presents credentials

Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the People’s Republic of China Dr. Palitha T. B. Kohona presented a copy of the credentials, formally, consistent with protocol, to Director General of the Department of Protocol Hong Lei at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China today.

Foreign Minister seeks assistance to boost FDIs from Honorary Consuls based in Colombo

Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena sought the assistance of Honorary Consuls based in Colombo to encourage foreign investors to invest in Sri Lanka. The Minister made this request at a meeting held yesterday (11 January) with the Honorary Consuls based in Colombo, at the Foreign Ministry.

Ambassador Aryasinha commends services rendered by the Maha Sanga in the propagation of Buddhism across

Sri Lanka Ambassador to Washington Ravinatha Aryasinha has commended the services rendered by the Maha Sanga living in the United States of America and in other countries, and said they propagated the most sacred offering Sri Lanka could share with the world - Buddhism.

Sri Lanka Ambassador presents credentials to the FM of Uzbekistan

Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Russia Prof. M.D. Lamawansa who is concurrently accredited as Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Republic of Uzbekistan, presented letters of credence to Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Kamilov Abdulaziz Khafizovich recently.

SL-India working on $100 M credit line in solar power sector

Collaboration in renewable and sustainable energy is a focus area for Governments of India and Sri Lanka and in accordance with these shared priorities, both sides are currently working on a USD 100 million credit line by India in the solar power sector, the Indian High Commission said.