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Remarks by Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, MP Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 18 January 2017 19:41

Remarks by Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, MP Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka on The Reconciliation Process in Sri Lanka at The Royal Institute of International Affairs, London

Wednesday 11 January 2017

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Minister Samaraweera meets with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson for bilateral discussions during official visit to the UK PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 13 January 2017 22:26
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Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera concluded an official visit to the United Kingdom on Friday the 13th of January 2017. This was the first high level visit undertaken by Sri Lanka since the formation of the government of Prime Minister Theresa May. Minister Samaraweera held bilateral discussions with the Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson and Baroness Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland, Secretary General of the Commonwealth, and also made the first speech of the New Year at the prestigious Chatham House in London.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 January 2017 19:36
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National Integration and Reconciliation Week 08-01-2017 to 14-01-2017 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 11 January 2017 09:22

Pledge for National Integration and Reconciliation Sinhala, Tamil, English

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 January 2017 09:27
 
Ceremonial commencement of work for the year 2017 PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 07 January 2017 20:35
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The High Commissioner and the staff of the High Commission of Sri Lanka in London commenced work for the New Year on 03 January 2017 at a ceremonial event held at the Mission.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 January 2017 20:41
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Invitation PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 05 January 2017 06:07

69th Independence Day Celebrations 2017

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 January 2017 06:32
 
Sri Lanka High Commission celebrates Christmas PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 15 December 2016 22:25
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Christmas, the annual celebration commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, was observed at the High Commission of Sri Lanka in London on 09 December 2016.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 December 2016 22:35
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New Sri Lankan High Commissioner Amari Wijewardene presents credentials to Queen Elizabeth II PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 16 November 2016 17:43

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Sri Lanka's new High Commissioner to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Amari Mandika Wijewardene presented her Letter of Credentials to Queen Elizabeth II on 15 November 2016 at a ceremonial event held at the Buckingham Palace.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 December 2016 20:30
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Deepavali, 'festival of lights' celebrated in London PDF Print E-mail
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The High Commission of Sri Lanka in London celebrated Deepavali on 31 October 2016 amidst a large gathering of the Sri Lankan community.

The event commenced with the blessings conducted by Rev. Ramanada Kurukkal. Addressing the gathering, Rev. Ramanada kurukkal appreciated the High Commission's efforts in organizing the event to celebrate this important Hindu cultural festival.

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High Commission of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

Job Vacancy

Applications are called from candidates to fill a vacancy for a Confidential Secretary / Clerk Assistant on a locally recruited basis at the High Commission. Recruitment will initially be for a period of one year subject to terms and conditions of the said post.

Qualifications:

  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level (O/L) and / or equivalent.
  • Qualifications / experience in Secretarial work.
  • Proficiency in EnglishandSinhala or Tamil languages.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Ability in shorthand / typing of at least 40 words per minute.

Citizenship / Visa:Should be a British Citizen or should hold a valid visa for employment in the UK.

   Age Limit: Should not be less than 18 years and not more than 50 years of age on the closing date for the application.

Experience: Minimum of 06 months experience.

Those interested can forward self prepared application along with a brief personal resume, copies of passport / valid visa, evidence of education / work experience to The High Commissioner, Sri Lanka High Commission, 13, Hyde Park Gardens, London W2 2LU to be received on or before 31 January 2017. Only short listed applicants will be called for an interview.

Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.

 

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The contemporary relevance of the legacy of Anagarika Dharmapala and its contribution to the spread of Buddhism PDF Print E-mail
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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
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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
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Ifthar hosted at the High Commission PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 05 July 2016 11:06

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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
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Restrictions on issuing passports to Sri Lankan Citizens lifted PDF Print E-mail
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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
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Sri Lanka High Commission in London commemorates Vesak PDF Print E-mail
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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.

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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
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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
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Monday, 16 May 2016 17:41
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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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