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Sri Lankans in Malaysia to Celebrate Bak Maha Ulela 2015 in a Grand Scale

April 13, 2015

Sri Lankans living in Malaysia are to celebrate Bak Maha Ulela, in a grand scale in Kuala Lumpur. The High Commission of Sri Lanka, Kuala Lumpur in collaboration with the Brickfields Buddhist Maha Viharaya and Sri Lankan expatriate associations in Malaysia are making arrangements to celebrate Sinhala and Tamil New Year with the participation of Sri Lankans living in Malaysia and friends of Sri Lanka on Sunday 19th April 2015 at the City Hall (DBKL) grounds, Brickfields and at the BMV Ashoka Hall, Brickfields Buddhist Maha Viharaya, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur. In line with the New Year celebrations the organising committee has invited “Nari Burathi” stage drama troupe to perform specia

Prime Minister of Bhutan Tshering Tobgay to undertake an Official Visit to Sri Lanka

April 10, 2015

The Prime Minister of Bhutan Tshering Tobgay will undertake an Official visit to Sri Lanka from 09 to 12 April 2015 on an invitation extended by President Maithripala Sirisena.

During the visit, Prime Minister Tobgay will hold bilateral discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena and also meet with Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera and several other dignitaries. President Sirisena will host a state banquet in honour of visiting Prime Minister Tobgay. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will meet


April 8, 2015

At the invitation of President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan, President Maithripala Sirisena paid a State visit to Pakistan from 5th to 7thApril 2015. This is the first visit by President Sirisena to Pakistan since his election in January 2015.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif received President Maithripala Sirisena on arrival at the Noor Khan Air base, Chaklala, Islam

Sri Lanka donates Ceylon Tea for flood victims in the affected areas in east coast regions of Malaysia

March 28, 2015

High Commissioner Ibrahim Sahib Ansar on behalf of the Government of Sri Lanka today at a simple ceremony (27th March) handed over 650kg of Pure Ceylon Tea to Datuk Ahmad Zaki Ansore Mohd Yousuf Zaki, Chairman of Post Floods Special Task Force to be distributed among the flood victims in the affected areas in east coast regions of Malaysia. High Commissioner Ansar stated that the donation was from the Government and the people of Sri Lanka to foster solidarity among peoples of both countries. During the discussion followed after the ceremony High Commissioner Ibrahim Ansar shared Sri Lanka’s experience in providing assistance to the people affected during tsunami disaster and recent floods in Sri Lanka. High Commissio

President Maithripala Sirisena Undertakes Successful State Visit to the People’s Republic of China

March 28, 2015

H.E. Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka paid a State Visit to the People’s Republic of China from 25 to 27 March 2015 on the invitation of H.E. Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China.  During the visit, President Sirisena also met with H.E. Li Keqiang, Premier, and H.E. Zhang Dejiang, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China.  This was President Sirisena’s first visit to China as President undertaken within three months of his election.

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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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