Daily Archives: November 26, 2013

11th South Asia Day at the University of Hamburg, Germany


The University of Hamburg in collaboration with Sri Lanka Association in Hamburg, Germany, organized the 11th South Asia Day at the University. This is the 11th successive year the university organized the event focusing on South Asia. Sri Lanka became partner country with the university for this year as Sri Lanka and Germany celebrating the 60th anniversary of their diplomatic relations.

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Establishment of a Sri Lankan Buddhist temple in Israel.


The Embassy participated in the inauguration of the first ever Sri Lankan Buddhist temple which was established at the premises of a high rise apartment complex in the greater Tel Aviv area. The Buddhist temple headed by Ven. Karavilakotuwe Dhammathilaka Thero, the chief incumbent will now cater to the spiritual needs of the approx. 7000 Sri Lankan community in Israel. 

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Promotional Seminar on Remittances organised for the Sri Lankan Migrant Community in Israel.


A three member official delegation led by Mr. Razik Zarook/ Chairman of the Bank of Ceylon and Mr. Amal Senalankhadikara, Chairman of the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment along with Mr. Herath Mudiyanse, Senior Deputy General Manager of the Bank of Ceylon visited Israel from 22nd to 25th October 2013 to conduct a Promotional Seminar on “Remittances to Sri Lanka” on an invitation extended by Sri Lanka’s Ambassador in Israel Mr. Sarath Wijesinghe.

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