An eight-member team of boys and girls from Montfort School of New Delhi will be visiting Richmond College, Galle from 16-25 February 2013 under the aegis of the Student Exchange Programme of the India-Sri Lanka Foundation. The student team is accompanied by the Principal of the School Brother K. Monachan along with the School Counselor Mrs. Renu Singla and Arts teacher Mr. Abdul Qayyum.
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The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines established formal diplomatic relations on 15th January 2013. His Excellency Dr. Palitha Kohona, the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, signed the Joint Communique on behalf of Sri Lanka, while H.E. Mr. CamilloGonsalves, the Permanent Representative of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to the United Nations, signed on behalf of Saint Vincent and Grenadines.
Minister of Health Maithripala Sirisena attended the Conference of the First South Asian Autism Network in New Delhi on 11th February 2013 which adopted the Delhi Declaration of the South Asian Autism Network for Autism Spectrum Disorders. Read More
The 19th edition of the International Film Festival of Asian Cinema (FICA) ended a few days ago in Vesoul, France with a Jury presided by Indonesian film director Garin Nugroho awarding renowned Sri Lankan film director Prasanna Vithanage with the Cylco D’Or for his 7th and most recent film “ With You, without you” ( Oba Nethuwa Oba Ekka)
The High Commission of Sri Lanka, Islamabad celebrated Sri Lanka 65th Independent Day on 04th February 2013 at the Chancery in Islamabad. High Commissioner, Air Chief Marshal Jayalath Weerakkody and the Staff of the High Commission organized the event with participation of Sri Lankan community. The ceremony began with hoisting of the National Flag by the High Commissioner followed by singing of the National Anthem and religious observances which included Buddhist, Hindu, Christian and Muslim.
To mark the above significant occasions, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Seoul organized four outstanding events in South Korea with the participation of a large number of Sri Lankan nationals, Koreans and foreigners.
February 04, 2013
1)In the morning of February 4th, members of the Sri Lankan Embassy celebrated the 65th Anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence. Despite the-15oC temperature, staff braved the frigid weather conditions to celebrate the event held on the premises of the Embassy in Seoul. The hoisting of the national flag by Ambassador Tissa Wijeratne was followed by singing of the Sri Lankan National Anthem. The event also honoured Sri Lanka’s multi-religious culture by representing the four main religions of Sri Lanka: Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam and Christianity. Following, light refreshments were served.
The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Los Angelescelebratedthe 65th Anniversary of Independence of Sri Lanka at a grand scale atRedondo Beach Performing Arts Center Auditorium, California, USA on 10th February 2013. The event was attended by well over 1200 guests.