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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
Sri Lanka’s Participation at International Sport Tournaments & Games/ Championships PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 09 May 2016 19:35

As you may be aware that Sri Lanka is taking part in various international sportsevents being held in different countries and regions.  The Ministry of Sports has identified the major events due to take place in the next three years as follows:

Last Updated on Monday, 09 May 2016 19:40
Sri Lanka Cricket Team Welcomed in London PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 05 May 2016 17:58

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The Sri Lanka Cricket Team received a warm welcome at the London Heathrow Airport as they embarked on a two-month tour of England and Ireland.  The team was welcomed by the Acting High Commissioner Sugeeshwara Gunaratna; John Carr, Director, England Cricket Operations, England and Wales Cricket Board; Manoj Warnapala, Counsellor of the Sri Lanka High Commission and other officials.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 May 2016 18:08
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