The official residence of Sri Lanka’s high commissioner to the UK situated in the upmarket St. John’s Wood area of London has been reconstructed and is now ready for occupation.
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Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa who arrived at the Abu Dhabi Capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on a one-day state visit has attended the opening ceremony of the 7th World Future Energy Summit (WFES) and Zayed Future Energy Prize Awards Ceremony-2014 last evening (20 January) at the Abu Dhabi Emirates Palace Hotel as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.
Washington, DC, January 21,2014 : Sri Lanka Embassy , Washington DC together with the US-Sri Lankan Hindu community celebrated Thai Pongal, the traditional Hindu harvest festival on Wednesday (Jan 15). Keeping with the tradition of celebrating important days of all four major religions observed by Sri Lankans, the Embassy commences its event calendar every year by hosting Thai Pongal.
The popular harvest festival of the Tamil-Hindu communities known as Thai Pongal was celebrated on 14th January 2014 at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Paris with the participation of staff members and a large number of Sri Lankans of all communities living in Paris.
Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to attend the official opening ceremony of the 7th edition of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec), as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.
Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa visiting the North took part in a series of events today (08th January).
The inaugural concert of the Sri Lankan Traditional Dancing School Canberra, Siw Sahdha Roo, was held at the Gungahlin College Theatre. The students enthusiastically performed in more than twenty traditional dance items choreographed by Ms Bhagya Palihawadana.
Desmond de Silva The journey.
ලන්ඩන් නුවර පදිංචිව දෑ හිතකාමී සිංහලයෙකු වන කරුණා බස්නායක තම හිත මිත්රාදින්ගේද සහයෝගය ඇතිව පසුගිය වසර 13ක් තිස්සේ පවත්වාගෙන ආ සුවිසේශී පින්කමක් මේ වසරේදීත් පැවැත්වීම සඳහා කටයුතු සුදානම් කර ඇත.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa visited historic religious sites in the Old City of Jerusalem in Israel on Wednesday afternoon (08 January). The historic Old City is home to a number of sites sacred for the Christian, Islamic and Jewish faiths.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his entourage arrived in Jerusalem in Israel this morning on 08 January as the final leg of the three nation Middle East official visit. President Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa were warmly welcomed by Israeli and Sri Lankan children as they arrived in Jerusalem. Sri Lankan Head of State arrived in Jerusalem from Bethlehem.
ප්රංශයේ ජාත්යන්තර බෞද්ධ මධ්යස්ථානය විසින් වාර්ෂිකව සිදුකෙරෙන සංඝමිත්තා අරහත් මෙහෙණි අනුස්මරණ පිංකම අලුතෙන් ඉදිකරනලද විහාරස්ථ බුදු මැදුරේදී සිදුකෙරිණ.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is on an official tour of Middle East, has begun bilateral discussions with the King of Jordan on Sunday afternoon (05 January) at the Royal Hashemite Court in Amman.
2014 New Year Message Issued By H.r.h. Raja Remigius Kanagarajah Of Jaffna.
Interfaith Call For Peace at Saddatissa International Buddhist Centre 2014.
New Year's Day At Saddhatissa International Buddhist Centre - 2014
The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (I.I.P.T) commemorated the 25th Anniversary of ‘The 1st Global Conference of ‘TOURISM a vital force for Peace’ at the United Nations WTM held in London’s Excel Center. It was in support of the Centenary of the Great War with its theme ‘NO MORE WAR’.
A three member official delegation led by Mr. Razik Zarook/ Chairman of the Bank of Ceylon and Mr. Amal Senalankhadikara, Chairman of the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment along with Mr. Herath Mudiyanse, Senior Deputy General Manager of the Bank of Ceylon visited Israel from 22nd to 25th October 2013 to conduct a Promotional Seminar on "Remittances to Sri Lanka" on an invitation extended by Sri Lanka’s Ambassador in Israel Mr. Sarath Wijesinghe.
At the monthly Buddhist Bana Ceremony which coincides monthly Poya day, Venerable Karawilakotuwa Dhammatilaka stated on the great services rendered by Mr. Mandela for the mankind as the man of the century in the struggle of the maintain and promotion of the human dignity of the downtrodden mankind by fighting against oppression of domination from all sectors.
December 23, 2013, Washington DC: Sri Lankan Christian community in the greater Washington area gathered at the Embassy of Sri Lanka, Washington on Friday (Dec 13) to celebrate Christmas. Once again, the embassy organized Thanksgiving prayers, Christmas choir and dinner for the guests, in keeping with its long unbroken tradition of celebrating the important events of all four major religions in Sri Lanka.