Consulate General of Sri Lanka
Please note that the Visa Fees & Consular Charges will be amended with effect from 01.10.2015 and the new Charges are given below;
Remarks by Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs to the Diplomatic Corps based in Colombo, 28 August 2015
It is my pleasure, this evening, to welcome all of you today to the Republic building, having been sworn in early this week as the Minister of Foreign Affairs. At the moment Sri Lanka has the dubious honour of having the smallest Cabinet in the world, having had the largest in the world last year. At the moment we have a Cabinet of five, but the Government will be in place by Wednesday.
Foreign Minister Samaraweera assumes duties
Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera assumed duties at the Foreign Ministry today. This is his third stint at the Foreign Ministry, having been Foreign Minister for the first time between November 2005 and January 2007, and for the second time between January 2015 and August 2015.
Please note that the Postal Charges for all Consular activities will be amended with effect from 01.07.2015 and the new Postal Charges will be CA$16.00
Therefore, the Consulate General of Sri Lanka will collect CA$ 16.00 as Postal Charges or a Prepaid envelop should be submitted to the Mission if you require the Consulate General to return your documents by post.
President Maithripala Sirisena Undertakes Successful State Visit to the People’s Republic of China
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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