High Commissioner Manisha Gunasekera Meets with the UK Minister of State for Security Ben Wallace

 

High Commissioner Manisha Gunasekera met with the UK Minister of State for Security and Economic Crime Ben Wallace on Thursday 13 June 2019 at the Home Office in London.  The High Commissioner had a productive discussion with Minister Wallace on issues of relevance and mutual interest including cooperation in the area of counter-terrorism. The meeting took place as follow up to the Minister’s visit to Sri Lanka on 02 – 03 May 2019.  

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Sri Lanka High Commission in London hosts Annual Iftar Dinner with British Sri Lankan Muslim Community, Community Representatives and Faith Leaders

Welcome Address by High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to the UK Manisha Gunasekera

The High Commission of Sri Lanka in London hosted its annual Iftar Dinner on Wednesday 22 May at the Mission premises.  The Iftar Dinner was organized in collaboration with the Council of Sri Lankan Muslim Organizations (COSMOS UK), with the participation of the British Sri Lankan Muslim community, representatives of key British Sri Lankan associations in the UK, as well as distinguished faith leaders representing the four main religions in Sri Lanka.  The representatives of the Sri Lanka Islamic Association and the Sri Lanka Malay Association also participated in the Iftar.  The Lord Mohamed Sheikh, member of the House of Lords, friend of Sri Lanka and President of the Conservative Muslim Forum, was the Guest of Honour.

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The High Commission of Sri Lanka in London holds Annual Pirith Ceremony and Almsgiving to Observe Vesak and to Invoke Blessings on Victims of the Easter Sunday Incidents

The High Commission of Sri Lanka in London held its annual Pirith Ceremony on Thursday 16 May followed by a heel dana or almsgiving on the morning of Friday 17 May with the attendance of the Maha Sangha, the British Sri Lankan community in the United Kingdom and High Commission staff.  

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Sri Lanka High Commission in London hosts a reception in honour of visiting Sri Lanka Cricket Team to ICC World Cup 2019: Highlights unity and co-existence through cricket

Captain Dimuth Karunaratne presenting a cricket bat signed by the team to the Commonwealth Secretary General, The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC as an endorsement of the Commonwealth ‘Peace at the Crease’ initiative. Also in the picture is Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to the UK H E Manisha Gunasekera.

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