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Lanka to become a leader in eco-civilization

President Maithripala Sirisena, addressing the Global Climate Change Summit (COP 21) in Paris, said Sri Lanka intended to emerge as a leader in eco-civilization. "To want to achieve this by protect...

His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka; Mrs Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO and His Excellency Mr. Tilak Ranaviraja, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to France and Permanent Delegate to UNESCO at a

His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka; Mrs Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO and His Excellency Mr. Tilak Ranaviraja, Ambassador of Sr...

Visit of His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, to the Sri Lankan Embassy in Paris to greet officials and members of staff.

Visit of His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, to the Sri Lankan Embassy in Paristo greet officials and members of staff   Visit of Hi...

Sri Lankan Minister of Sports, Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekara; French Minister of State for Sport, Mr. Thierry Braillard; His Excellency Mr. Tilak Ranaviraja, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to France and Mr. W.P.A.F. Gunasekera, Commercial Counsellor at the Sri Lankan

Sri Lankan Minister of Sports, Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekara; French Minister of State for Sport, Mr. Thierry Braillard; His Excellency Mr. Tilak Ranaviraja, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to France and Mr. W.P.A...

Condolence Message on Terrorist Attacks in Paris by H.E. the President

H.E. Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka conveyed his condolences in a message to H.E. François Hollande, President of France on the terrorist attacks that occurred in Paris yesterday....

  • Lanka to become a leader in eco-civilization

    Monday, 30 November 2015 00:00
  • His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka; Mrs Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO and His Excellency Mr. Tilak Ranaviraja, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to France and Permanent Delegate to UNESCO at a

    Sunday, 29 November 2015 00:00
  • Visit of His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, to the Sri Lankan Embassy in Paris to greet officials and members of staff.

    Saturday, 28 November 2015 00:00
  • Sri Lankan Minister of Sports, Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekara; French Minister of State for Sport, Mr. Thierry Braillard; His Excellency Mr. Tilak Ranaviraja, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to France and Mr. W.P.A.F. Gunasekera, Commercial Counsellor at the Sri Lankan

    Friday, 27 November 2015 00:00
  • Condolence Message on Terrorist Attacks in Paris by H.E. the President

    Monday, 16 November 2015 15:15

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Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera commits to strengthening relations with the Czech Republic

Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera on a visit to the Czech Republic from 9-11 June, at the invitation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Lubomir Zaoralek, reaffirmed Sri Lanka’s commitment to strengthen relations between the two countries.   Discussions with Foreign Affairs Minister Zaoralek included reviewing ongoing bilateral cooperation ...

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Longstanding Friendly Relations between Sri Lanka and France Reach new Vistas of Co-operation

Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, on a three day official visit to Paris, from 1st to 3rd June 2016, reiterated his commitment to elevate the bilateral partnership with France to a higher level in all spheres of co-operation strengthening the existing bonds of friendship between the two countries.   At bilateral discussions with ...

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Sri Lanka the next paradise Destination for Investments - Minister Mangala Samaraweera in Paris

Addressing the MEDEF International (French Entrepreneurs Association) at a business conclave in Paris, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mangala Samaraweera, spoke in front of a large delegation of French entrepreneurs covering multiple sectors in which the French expertise were present internationally.  Foreign Minister, outlined the key economic targets of the Sri ...

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Sri Lanka as a Vantage Point for International Film Making

The 69th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, one of the key events in the international entertainment calendar, from 11th to 22nd May 2016, in the city of Cannes, South of France saw the Sri Lanka flag fly high at the International Film Market for the first time. The Marché du ...

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International Vesak Day Celebrated at UNESCO to promote intercultural and interfaith dialogue

The Permanent Delegate of Sri Lanka to UNESCO and the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to France Tilak Ranaviraja and the staff in collaboration with the Asia Pacific (ASPAC) Group of countries successfully celebrated Vesak, a United Nations Day of Observance at UNESCO Headquarters on Friday, 20 May 2016. The celebrations commenced wi...

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JOINT STATEMENT BETWEEN THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA AND THE DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF SRI LANKA

  1.      At the invitation of His Excellency Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, His Excellency Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, paid an official visit to the People's Republic of China from 6th to 9th April, 2016. 2.      Du...

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Condolence Message on Airplane crash in Russia – 19th March 2016

The Government and people of Sri Lanka are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of many lives caused by the sudden crash of Fly Dubai flight FZ981 in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don on 19th March. The Government conveys heartfelt and profound condolences to the bereaved families of those who ...

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Sri Lanka's Participation at International Sports Tournaments

Sri Lanka's Participation at International Sports Tournaments mbo 23rd March ...

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Sri Lanka – Portugal bilateral relations further consolidated

Sri Lanka – Portugal bilateral relations further consolidated Ambassador Tilak Ranaviraja, Ambassador to the Portuguese Republic with residence in France attended the ceremony of inauguration of President Professor Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa held on 9th March 2016 at the Portuguese Parliament. The President elect was sworn in at a customary grand ...

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Ambassador Tilak Ranaviraja visits Spain to present Credentials to Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization

Ambassador Tilak Ranaviraja presented his credentials to Mr. Taleb Rifal, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on 22nd January 2016 in Madrid.    At a discussion which followed the presentation of credentials, Secretary General of UNWTO commended the significant contributions made by Sri Lanka to the work of the organization since ...

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Ambassador Tilak Ranaviraja presents credentials to the President of the Portuguese Republic

      Ambassador Tilak Ranaviraja of France, concurrently accredited to the Portuguese Republic presented his credentials to Prof. Aníbal Cavaco Silva, President of the Portuguese Republic at a grand ceremony held at the Presidential Palace in Lisbon on 12th January 2016. Upon the conclusion of the formal event at a reception hosted ...

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UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova meets with President Maithripala Sirisena of Sri Lanka

  Sunday, 29 November – On the eve of the Conference of Parties (COP 21) to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change in Paris, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, met with the President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena, to discuss the upcoming conference and the continued cooperation between Sri Lanka and ...

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Condolence Message on Terrorist Attacks in Paris by H.E. the President

  H.E. Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka conveyed his condolences in a message to H.E. François Hollande, President of France on the terrorist attacks that occurred in Paris yesterday. The text of the message is as follows:- Quote   HE François Hollande President of the Republic of France   Excellency,   I am deeply saddened by the large loss of life and in...

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Condolence Message on Terrorist Attacks in Paris by Hon Prime Minister

Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe Prime Minister of Sri Lanka expressed his condolences in a message to the Hon. Manuel Valls, Prime Minister of France on the terrorist attacks yesterday in Paris. The text of the message is as follows: Quote HE Manuel Valls Prime Minister of the Republic of France Excellency, I am deeply shocked and saddened by the unprecedented and dast...

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Sri Lanka elected to the UNESCO Executive Board

Sri Lanka was elected to the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) on 11 November 2015 during the 38th General Conference in Paris. Sri Lanka was one of six countries that qualified to serve on the Executive Board from the Asia and Pacific Group for the period 2015-2019, having received 14...

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