Sri Lanka Participated Malaysia International Tea & Coffee Expo 2014 (MITCE 2014)
April 1, 2014
The High Commission of Sri Lanka participated at the inaugural Malaysia International Tea & Coffee Expo 2014 (MITCE 2014) which held in Kuala Lumpur from 27th to 31 March. The fair was one of the unique tea and coffee promotional event in Malaysia co- organised by Tea Trade Association of Malaysia, Malaysia Muslim Restaurant Owners' Association and Perstauan Pengusaha Serbuk Kopi & Teh Selangor & W.P with the support of the High Commission of Sri Lanka, High Commission of Kenya and Embassies of Indonesia and Vietnam in Kuala Lumpur. More than 100 tea and coffee sector buyers and suppliers participated at the event.
High Commissioner Ibrahim Ansar welcome National Youth Council Delegation
March 28, 2014
The High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Malaysia H.E. Ibrahim Ansar welcoming the 3 member National Youth Council delegation from Sri Lanka stated that Sri Lanka will gain immeasurable benefits hosting the World Conference on Youth in May 2014. High Commissioner Ibrahim Ansar host a ceremony at the High Commission premises yesterday (27th March) to welcome National Youth Council Delegation visited Malaysia in line with the delegation’s 40 day tour to 18 countries to promote the World Conference on Youth 2014, Colombo which is to be held from 6th- 10th May 2014.
GOSL Statement on Situation in Ukraine
March 13, 2014
In keeping with Sri Lanka’s consistent policy of recognizing democratically elected Heads of State, the unconstitutional removal of President Viktor Yanukovych from office is regretted, and has aggravated the present political uncertainty in Ukraine.
PROF PEIRIS DISCUSSES COMMONWEALTH PRIORITIES WITH SECRETARY-GENERAL
March 12, 2014
Minister of External Affairs Professor G.L Peiris, representing President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Chair-in-Office of the Commonwealth, at the Commonwealth Day celebrations in London, including the Multi-Faith Observance at Westminster Abbey, held discussions with Mr. Kamalesh Sharma, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, at Marlborough House in London today (11 th March 2014).
Yala national park goes on the World Wide Web
March 11, 2014
Official website for Yala national park in Southern Sri Lanka launched yesterday in line with the Department of Wildlife’s ambitious drive to improve national parks. www.yalasrilanka.lk, the official website for Yala National Park, was launched by Minister of Wildlife Resources Conservation Gamini Vijith Vijayamuni Zoysa at a special event to mark Wildlife Day.
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