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Media Statement

December 16, 2014

The Government of Sri Lanka vehemently condemns the terrorist attack today at a school in Peshawar killing over 125 persons including 84 innocent children and injuring more than 100 others.  This dastardly attack reflects the brutality of the perpetrators particularly targeting  school children. The brazen and inhumane manner in which this heinous attack was carried out at a seat of learning is particularly shocking.

Sri Lanka Condemns Act of Terror in Sydney

December 16, 2014

The Government of Sri Lanka vehemently condemns the siege by a gunman on Monday 15th December at a café in Sydney’s central business district where 17 people were held hostage and resulted in the death of two hostages and injured five including a policeman.

Message on the occasion of the SAARC Charter Day

December 8, 2014

I am delighted to convey my warm greetings and best wishes on the occasion of the SAARC Charter Day. 

Three decades ago, our countries established SAARC with the conviction that regional co-operation among countries of South Asia is mutually beneficial, desirable and necessary for promoting the welfare and improving the quality of life of the people of our region.  Since then, SAARC has witnessed steady progress in a wide range of areas identified for co-operation and we can take some pride on our achievements since 1985.  Nevertheless, our regular assessment of SAARC has prompted us to appreciate the need for making the organization more result oriented and people centric. The declaration “Deeper Integ

Media Statement

December 2, 2014

Sri Lanka welcomes the decision of the Council of the European Union to appeal the judgement of the General Court of the European Union of 16 October 2014, which annulled measures taken by the Council to designate the LTTE as a terrorist organization and the freezing of LTTE funds.  

High Commission of Sri Lanka in Malaysia hosts Sri Lankan Cuisine Food Festival in Kuala Lumpur SPICING UP TASTEBUDS, THE SRI LANKAN WAY

October 20, 2014

The High Commission of Sri Lanka in Kuala Lumpur in collaboration with the Hotel Palace of Golden Horses in Kuala Lumpur and Mount Lavinia Hotel organised Sri Lanka Food festival, “Sri Lankan Cuisine” and traditional dance performance at the Hotel Palace of Golden Horses in Kuala Lumpur from 16th to 31st October 2014. The key objectives of the Sri Lanka Food Festival and traditional dance performance is to promote tourism , Sri Lankan culture, cuisines in Malaysia and to bring citizens of both countries more closer and understand cultures of both countries.

About Sri Lanka

About Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is an island set in the Indian Ocean in South Asia once known as Serendib, Taprobane, the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, and Ceylon. The famous explorer Marco Polo of the 12th Century wrote that Sri Lanka is the finest island in the whole world. With a recorded history of more than 2500 years Sri Lanka has a rich herita


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