High Commission celebrates the Sri Lankan New Year with the British Sri Lankan community

Sri Lankan New Year festival 2023 organised by the High Commission of Sri Lanka together with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau was held at the High Commission premises on 22 April 2023.

The event began with the lighting of the traditional oil lamp by the Chief Guest, Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana, who was in the UK to attend the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Mid Year Meeting of the Executive Committee. In his remarks, Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana highlighted the importance of the overseas Sri Lankan community in the country’s development and appreciated their continued support to Sri Lanka. » Read more