Consulate General of Sri Lanka
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to visit Sri Lanka
Accepting an invitation extended by the Government in February 2015, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein will undertake a four-day official visit to Sri Lanka.
The High Commissioner will arrive in Sri Lanka on the morning of Saturday 6 February and depart on the morning of 10 February.
Minister of External Affairs of India to visit Sri Lanka
The Minister of External Affairs of India, Smt. Sushma Swaraj will undertake an official visit to Sri Lanka from 5-6 February 2016 for the Ninth Session of the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission. The Joint Commission, co-chaired by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka and the Minister of External Affairs of India will be held on 5 February 2016 in Colombo.
‘No foreign influences in drafting new constitution’ – President emphasized
President Maithripala Sirisena says that there is no any foreign influence in formulating the new constitution and this will be done understanding the needs of the country, even though some extremists groups spread false rumours across the country that the Government is prepared to implement the new constitution under the foreign influences.
Statement to Media by Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera after official talks with Norway Foreign Minister Børge Brende
Statement to the Media by Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs
after the Official Talks with Hon. Børge Brende, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 7 January 2016
Good morning Ladies and Gentlemen,
It has been an honour and a privilege to welcome the Norwegian Foreign Minister the Hon. Børge Brende to Sri Lanka, this morning. An official visit by a Norwegian Foreign Minister takes place after nearly 11 years. I hope that the very productive meeting we have just concluded will set the tone for this new chapter in our relations.
Visit of Hon. Børge Brende, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway, Børge Brende, will undertake a one-day official visit to Sri Lanka on 7 January 2016, at the invitation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mangala Samaraweera.
- Official Visit of His Excellency Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Pakistan to Sri Lanka
- Introduction by Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera to Speech by Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon Jr. Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute
- Remarks to Media by Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs following talks with Ambassador Thomas Shannon, US Under Secretary of State (designate)
- Remarks to Media by Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs on Human Rights Day
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