President Maithripala Sirisena reached London this morning (April 16) to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018. He was received by the Commonwealth officials and Sri Lanka High Commission staff. A Sri Lakan child offered beetle leaves to receive the President in accordance with the traditional custom. A girl offered a boquet to Madam Jayanthi Sirisena. » Read more
President Maithripala Sirisena to participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in the United Kingdom from 16-20 April 2018
President Maithripala Sirisena will join the Heads of Government of the 53-member Commonwealth at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) that is to convene in London from 16-20 April 2018. The President will be joined by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Tilak Marapana.
High Commission of Sri Lanka in London commemorates 70th Independence Day
The High Commission of Sri Lanka in London commemorated the 70th Anniversary of Independence with the participation of more than 250 Sri Lankans representing all communities of Sri Lanka on 04 February 2018 at the High Commission premises. The event commenced with the hoisting of the National Flag by Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner H.E. Amari Wijewandene, and the playing of the National Anthem in Sinhala followed by two minutes’ silence in remembrance of all those who sacrificed their lives for the nation. » Read more