Minister of Foreign Affairs Addresses the Cambridge Union on Sri Lanka’s Path to Economic Recovery

Minister of Foreign Affairs Ali Sabry is currently on a significant two-day visit to the prestigious University of Cambridge on January 23-24. On January 23, he addressed the Cambridge Union, and engaged with the academic community in a discussion that touched upon the Sri Lanka’s road to economic recovery. This address was followed by an interview with the Union’s President, Nick Davis, and then an insightful Q and A session with the audience.

Founded in 1815, the Cambridge Union stands as the largest student-led organization at the University of Cambridge and proudly holds the title of the world’s oldest debating society. Renowned for its rich history and tradition, the Union serves as a dynamic hub for intellectual discourse and debate, attracting influential speakers, policymakers, and thought leaders from around the globe. Dignitaries such as Winston Churchill, Theodore Roosevelt, Bill Gates, and Stephen Hawking are among those who have addressed the Cambridge Union. Minister Ali Sabry is the only Sri Lankan to have been invited to address the Union in recent history. » Read more

High Commissioner Rohitha Bogollagama discusses future trajectory of Sri Lanka – UK relations with the Lord Speaker McFall

His Excellency Rohitha Bogollagama, the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to the UK, had a fruitful meeting today, 23 January 2024, with The Rt Hon. the Lord McFall of Alcluith, the Lord Speaker of the UK Parliament. The discussions centered on enhancing bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom, and its future trajectory.

During the meeting, the High Commissioner and Lord Speaker McFall discussed a wide array of topics covering contemporary international relations, the reconciliation process in Sri Lanka, and the enhancement of bilateral relations. His Excellency, the High Commissioner, briefed the Lord Speaker on Sri Lanka’s constitutional reforms and the role of China in Sri Lanka. The exchange of ideas and perspectives aimed to foster greater understanding and cooperation in the Sri Lanka-UK relationship. » Read more

Notice to Sri Lankans living in Aberdeen Scotland

Notice to Sri Lankans living in Aberdeen Scotland


Sri Lanka High Commission in London intends to conduct a Mobile Consular Service in Aberdeen Scotland on Saturday 30 March 2024.

Accordingly, Sri Lankans in Aberdeen Scotland who wish to obtain consular services at this mobile consular service are kindly requested to complete the online form at the link, (Link) at the earliest.


High Commission of Sri Lanka

20 January 2024

HRH The Princess Royal concludes her visit to Sri Lanka

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal and her spouse Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence concluded a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka on Friday, 12 January 2024. The visit marked a momentous occasion celebrating the 75th Anniversary of bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom and was characterized by a series of engagements that reinforced the deep ties between the two countries.

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