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Humanitarian Operation


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Tuesday, 18 October 2016 22:26

The High Commission of Sri Lanka cordially invites all Sri Lankans living in the UK to Deepavali Celebrations to be held at the High Commission premises on Monday 31st October 2016 at 6.30pm.

 Those who wish to attend are kindly requested to confirm your participation by sending an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or contacting 02072621841 ext-226 on or before 28.10.2016 (Friday).

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 October 2016 22:28
The contemporary relevance of the legacy of Anagarika Dharmapala and its contribution to the spread of Buddhism PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 29 September 2016 12:47
Keynote address delivered on the occasion of the 90th Anniversary of the London Buddhist Vihara & the 152nd birth anniversary of Anagarika Dharmapala on 17th September 2016 at the London Buddhist Vihara by Sugeeshwara Gunaratna, Deputy High Commissioner -Sri Lanka High Commission, London. (Transcript of Speech)
Last Updated on Thursday, 29 September 2016 13:08
Sri Lanka promotes high-end gems & jewellery at the biggest jewellery show in London PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 11 September 2016 17:44

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A section of the show seen from above

Sri Lanka showcased a premium collection of gems and jewellery items during the 2016 edition of the International Jewellery London (IJL), the biggest jewellery show in the United Kingdom, which was held from 4th to 6th September at Olympia Exhibition Centre, London. The display took place under a national pavilion organised by the National Gem & Jewellery Authority and the High Commission of Sri Lanka in London with the aim promoting Sri Lankan gems and jewellery in the international market with special emphasis on the UK.

Last Updated on Sunday, 11 September 2016 17:56
The Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms Invites Diaspora Organisations PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 22 July 2016 19:42

English 10 Aug Deadline

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 12:36
Ifthar hosted at the High Commission PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 05 July 2016 11:06


The Acting High Commissioner, Sugeeshwara Gunaratna hosted an Ifthar (breaking fast) for the Sri Lankan Islamic community members living in the UK, on 30th June 2016 at the High Commission.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 July 2016 11:30
Restrictions on issuing passports to Sri Lankan Citizens lifted PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 06 June 2016 11:59

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The Government has today, 1 June 2016, issued a circular ending the restrictions placed in March 2011 on the issuance of passports to Sri Lankan citizens resident abroad who, at different times, were compelled to leave Sri Lanka due to conflict or political reasons. 

Last Updated on Monday, 06 June 2016 12:06
Friday, 20 May 2016 13:29



Sri Lanka Flood Relief

As a result of heavy rain prevailing in Sri Lanka over the last few days resulting in floods and landslides, a large number of people in Sri Lanka have been displaced and many lives lost.  The relief and rescue operations are being conducted by the Ministry of Disaster Management with the support of the tri-forces and other agencies.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 June 2016 12:07
Sri Lanka High Commission in London commemorates Vesak PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 19 May 2016 16:57

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The Sri Lanka High Commission in London held a Pirith chanting ceremony on 18th May 2016 followed by a Heel Dana the following day to commemorate the festival of Vesak.


During the religious ceremony, blessings were invoked on the war heroes who had laid down their lives in defence of the motherland and all those affected during the recent floods and landslides.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 May 2016 17:17
Visit of His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka to attend the Anti-Corruption Summit in London 11-12 May 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 16 May 2016 17:41
Deputy Lieutenant to Her Majesty the Queen Bruce Holder receiving the President Mathripala Sirisena on arrival at London Heathrow President Maithripala Sirisena Meeting Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in London on 11th May 2016 and was received on arrival by Deputy Lieutenant to Her Majesty the Queen, Bruce Holder, Special Representative of the Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs, Kathryn Colvin, Acting High Commissioner Sugeeshwara Gunaratna and the staff of the High Commission.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 May 2016 18:07
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