Inaugural Festival of Netball Launches at Sri Lanka High Commission in the UK

The UK branches of the Old Girls’ Associations of Girls’ High School, Kandy and Mahamaya Girls’ College, Kandy launched the first-ever Festival of Netball at the Sri Lanka High Commission on 15 March, 2024 under the patronage of High Commissioner Rohitha Bogollagama. Dhammika Korakahagoda and Udeni Perera, the Honorary President and President of the Kandy Girls’ High School OGA UK, and Oshadi Karunathilake, Preisdent of the Mahamaya Girls’ College OGA UK presided over the launching ceremony. Slated for May 6, 2024, the Festival of Netball promises an exhilarating showcase of netball prowess, with six teams engaging in 15 league matches, vying for the Jenny Green Memorial Trophy. » Read more

High Commissioner Bogollagama discusses strengthening UK-Sri Lanka Trade and Economic Relations with the UK PM’s Trade Envoy

High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to the UK, Rohitha Bogollagama called upon the Lord Davies of Abersoch, the UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Sri Lanka at the Devonshire House on April 9, 2024. The discussions centered on bolstering bilateral trade and economic relations and the cooperation between the two countries. Lord Davies acknowledged the positive developments that have now been registered in Sri Lanka’s economic trajectory under the leadership of President Ranil Wickremesinghe.

The key points discussed in the meeting include;

The UK’s revision of the travel advisory on Sri Lanka on April 5, 2024 in a positive manner, indicating a growing confidence in the country’s economic prospects, which will further boost Sri Lanka’s tourism.  » Read more