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2600 Years of Sambuddha Jayanthi Celebrated in Berlin

BuddhaHaus52600 years of Sambuddha Jayanthi was celebrated in a grand scale at Das Buddhistische Haus (Buddhist Temple) in Berlin, Germany on 6 th May, 2012. The celebrations were jointly organized by the Sri Lanka Embassy in Berlin, Das Buddhistische Haus and the Sri Lanka Association in Berlin.

64th Independence Celebration of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in Germany

Parallel to the 64 th Independence Day Celebration in Sri Lanka, Independence Day was ceremoniously celebrated on the 4 th of February at the Sri Lankan Embassy in Berlin, Germany. The Deputy District Major of Zehlendorf, Michael Karnetzki participated at this occasion as a chief guest that was chaired by Sri Lankan Ambassador, Attorney-at-Law, H .E. Sarath Kongahage. A large crowd of Sri Lankans living in Germany, Germans and the Embassy Staff too joined this occasion. A demonstration was to be held by the L.T.T.E. supporters in front of the Embassy with the aim of sabotaging the Independence Day Celebration, which could be stopped successfully though coordination of the Embassy with Sri Lankan Associations finally.

Ambassador Sarrath Kongahage presents the Letters of Credence

H.E. Sarrath Kongahage, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the Swiss Confederation, presented to Her Excellency Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, the President of the Swiss Confederation, the Letters of Credence at the Federal Palace in Berne, Switzerland, on 10 th January 2012.

 

Ambassador Kongahage speaks at the ‘Ninth South Asia Day' at the University of Hamburg

Ambassador Sarrath Kongahage represented Sri Lanka in the panel discussion on ‘Rural Development – a key political issue in South Asia' organised by the Department of Culture and History of India and Tibet and Asia-Africa Institute of the University of Hamburg on 19 th November 2011. The panel discussion was organised as the principle programme of the ‘Ninth South Asia Day' by the University of Hamburg.