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150th Anniversary of Ceylon Tea celebrated in Scotland PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 03 April 2017 18:29

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High Commissioner addressing the gathering

Sri Lanka Tea Board and the High Commission of Sri Lanka in London joined hands in celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Ceylon tea in Scotland, the homeland of James Taylor, who pioneered tea plantations in the island in 1867. The occasion included a presentation at the esteemed University of Edinburgh on 23rd March under the theme of "Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Ceylon tea & Scottish Entrepreneurship" and a networking session with tea trade on 24th March at the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian hotel.  Both the events were organised in close collaboration with the Asia Scotland Institute, an Edinburgh-based non-profit organisation, which promotes a better mutual understanding between Scotland and Asia through knowledge sharing.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 April 2017 18:43
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Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake receives the 'Best Finance Minister of the Year 2017 - Asia Pacific Region' Award from The Banker Magazine PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 28 March 2017 09:20
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The prestigious Banker Magazine presented Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake the 'Best Finance Minister of the Year 2017 - Asia Pacific Region Award' at the Financial Times Headquarters in London on 24 March 2017.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 March 2017 09:27
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Sri Lankan youth wins the Commonwealth Young Person of the Year 2017 Award PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 15 March 2017 22:21
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Krystal Reid of Sri Lanka, co-founder of the 'Enable Lanka Foundation', won the overall Commonwealth Young Person of the Year 2017 award at an award ceremony held today, 15 March 2017, at the Commonwealth Secretariat, London.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 March 2017 22:29
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Sri Lanka High Commission in London commemorates the 69th Anniversary of Independence PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 08 February 2017 22:37
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Address by High Commissioner Amari Wijewardene Address by Laura Clarke Head of South Asia Division Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The High Commission of Sri Lanka in London commemorated the 69th Anniversary of Independence with the representation of all the communities on 04 February 2017 at the High Commission premises.

The program commenced with the hoisting of the National Flag by High Commissioner Amari Wijewardene. The National Anthem of Sri Lanka was sung in Sinhala followed by the observance of two minutes' silence in remembrance of the fallen heroes of the nation. Religious observances were conducted by Ven. Bogoda Seelawimala Nayaka Thero, Supramaniya Kurukkal, Rev. Fr. Daya Perera, and Moulavi Mohamed Anas.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 February 2017 22:48
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Regional Consular Office of Foreign Ministry to be opened in Jaffna PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 29 January 2017 21:11

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Following the vision of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, of enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery to the public, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will open a Regional Consular Office in Jaffna on Thursday 26 January 2017 at 10.30 a.m.

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 January 2017 21:19
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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.

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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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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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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
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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