Few weeks after the Enlightenment of Gauthama the Buddha, twenty six centuries ago, ‘Tapassu’ and ‘Ballucca’ became the first two followers of the Buddha. They were successful merchants travelling in the Indian Ocean. Infact when Hair Relics of
The theme for the 20th Sri Lanka Economic Summit is based on developing a roadmap for economic take-off for Sri Lanka leveraging on the key policy levers to ensure a successful economic recovery.
It is no secret that the majority who voted for me then were Sinhalese. They rallied because they had legitimate fears that the Sinhala race, our religion, national resources and the heritage would be threatened with destruction in the face of various loc
Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena reiterated the call of the Group of 77 for adequate funding for development initiatives enabling developing countries to overcome the multifaceted challenges hindering the achievement of the Sustainable Development
Hindu Devotees across the globe light up lamps and engage in religious observances with the expectation of dispelling darkness of ignorance and illuminating wisdom.
Deepavali festival is a renowned cultural celebration where the devotees extend wishes of
The Foreign Ministry hereby announces that no individual or entity is authorized by the Sri Lankan Government to facilitate entry to or exit from Sri Lanka other than the Government institutions concerned.
The United Nations Global Network on Migration establishes a network on migration to ensure effective, timely and coordinated system-wide support to Member States. In carrying out its mandate, the Network would prioritize the rights and well-being of migr
Are you as excited as we are for Sri Lanka’s first-ever virtual tour? Only a day away from our wildlife adventure to Minneriya, Kaudulla, Udawalawe, and Yala.
Today the entire humankind is faced with an enormous challenge in the wake of COVID – 19 pandemic, which is spreading across the globe causing unprecedented hardships. Living while giving priority to religious beliefs at a time of distress like this bri
For over seven decades, our two countries have nurtured a strong relationship, founded on shared values of democracy and Socio-economic orientation. The relations between our peoples go back to mid 1800s, pre-dating the formal establishment of diplomatic