Last update:Wed, 26 Jul 2017

New Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Germany Arrived

Botschafter AmunugamaAmbassador designate of Sri Lanka, H.E. Karunatilaka Amunugama, arrived in Germany on 25th July 2014. Ambassador Amunugama, a former Secretary to the to the Ministry of External Affairs, is a seasoned diplomat who served as Ambassador of Sri Lanka in the Kingdom of Thailand, Japan and the People’s Republic of China.

Ambassador Sarrath Kongahage's tenure to Germany ended

AmbassadorThe tenure of H.E. Ambassador Sarrath Kongahage, the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Federal Republic of Germany and concurrently accredited to Switzerland, ended in late July. He left Germany for his new assignment as High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in South Africa.

Farewell Luncheon for Ambassador Sarath Kongahage hosted by the Foreign Office

Farewell WebThe German Federal Foreign Ministry hosted a luncheon at the fashionable “Bocca di Bacco”-restaurant in the centre of Berlin to bid farewell for Ambassador Sarath Kongahage on the conclusion of his tour of duty as Sri Lankan Ambassador for Germany.

Present were among others Mr. Peter Pruegel, Regional Director of the Foreign Office for Asia and the Pacific, Mr. Fabian Richter, Desk Officer for Sri Lanka at the Foreign Office, and Mr. Jens Ploetner, former German Ambassador to Sri Lanka and current Head of Office of the Federal Foreign Minister.

Sri Lanka’s Smile – Photographic Exhibition by Knut Stritzke in Leipzig, Germany

Stritzke1 webThe Grassi Ethnological Museum in Leipzig has inaugurated a photographic Exhibition named “Sri Lankas Lächeln” – Sri Lanka’s smile – on 23rd May 2014 and will host this exhibition up to  23rd August 2014. The Exhibition consists of photographs taken by the renowned German Photographer Knut Stritzke and shows a series of portraits and landscape impressions of Sri Lanka.