World Affairs Council – Washington D.C. (WAC-DC) commenced the New Year with a program on Sri Lanka at a reception hosted by Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam for members and guests of the WAC-DC at the Sri Lanka Residence on January 12.
The government of Australia has presented a proposal to implement marketing facilities project investing 12 million Australian Dollars within four years, said Minister of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Gayantha Karunathilaka.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Mangala Samaraweera, met the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the UK, Boris Johnson, yesterday (10th Jan.) at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London.
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Harsha de Silva visited Singapore on 9th January 2017 to address the Public Forum cum Panel Discussion on the theme “The Indian Ocean” organized by the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) of the National University of Singapore.
A five member top delegation led by Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen left for Thailand yesterday (10th Jan.) to attend the Fourth session of Asia Pacific Trade Agreement Ministerial Talks in Bangkok.
The smooth functioning of SriLankan Airlines’ codeshare partnerships in the Western and Central Europeanregion contributed in a significant manner to the growth of tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka in 2016, which expanded by 14% and crossed the 2 million milestone.
Embassy of Sri Lanka in Beijing together with the members of the Sri Lanka delegation participated at the Asia Fashion Awards 2017 which was held in Chongqing from 27th to 30th December. This event was organized by DBP, Chongqing headed by Kevin Zhang as the Chairman, supported by the Chongqing People’s City Government and Keemun Black Tea, China. All East Asian Countries and three South Asian Countries namely Sri Lanka, India and Nepal participated at this event with their Fashion Industry representatives.
Christmas celebrations were held at the Sri Lankan Embassy of Jordan in Amman on 23 December 2016. This event, symbolizing harmony, joy and peace was organized and held by the Embassy with the participation of over 200 Sri Lankans representing different faiths.