The UK and Sri Lanka lead on ‘Nitrogen for Climate and Green Recovery’ 27 – 29 April 2021, Colombo

JOINT PRESS RELEASE

(British High Commission in Colombo and the Government of Sri Lanka)

The UK and Sri Lanka lead on ‘Nitrogen for Climate and Green Recovery’

27 – 29 April 2021, Colombo

The British High Commission in Colombo and the Government of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka this week held a virtual event “Nitrogen for Climate and Green Recovery”, held on 27 – 29 April 2021, in Colombo.

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Sri Lanka strongly condemns the terror attack on civilians in Pul-e-Alam city in Afghanistan

Sri Lanka strongly condemns the terror attack on civilians that took place on 30 April 2021 in   Pul-e-Alam city of Logar Province in Afghanistan. Indiscriminate violence against civilians, particularly students and children, demonstrates the cruelty of the perpetrators who intend to bring anarchy. Sri Lanka stands firmly with the Government of Afghanistan in its fight against terrorism to bring durable peace to the country.

Foreign Ministry

Colombo

01 May 2021

Sri Lanka participates in a region-wide activity to consolidate joint COVID-19 cooperation

Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena participated in a joint video conference on COVID-19 response involving his counterparts from China, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan held today, 27 April 2021. The discussions focused on consolidating COVID-19 response cooperation and promoting post-pandemic economic recovery as well as poverty alleviation amidst the recent spike in COVID-19 infections.

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Foreign Minister calls for early conclusion of Charter of the Association of BIMSTEC Speakers and Parliamentarians at the 17th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting

Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena,  called  for  early  conclusion of the  Charter of the Association of BIMSTEC Speakers and  Parliamentarians, in his welcome  address at the 17th Ministerial Meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiative  for Multi Sectoral Technical  and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC),  comprising of Bangladeshi, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand. This event was held virtually   on 1st April 2021 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The Foreign Minister informed that the platform would provide Speakers and Parliamentarians space for greater understanding, trust and friendship and to exchange ideas and information on parliamentary practices and commitment on democratic principles.

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“Hello Again: Sri Lanka, the next holiday destination for the UK Tourists”

The Sri Lanka High Commission in London in collaboration with Sri Lanka Tourism is pleased to invite UK based Tour Operators and Media to register for “Hello Again: Sri Lanka, the next holiday destination for the UK Tourists”, a Webinar being held on 31st March 2021 at 10:30AM UK time.

To register, please visit the following link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYsdeCupzoqGtAmURusmJB3GxxE-lcWQXm9.

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