Last update:Wed, 17 Aug 2022

Media Release - Foreign Minister briefs the Diplomatic Corps on current developments

SabryDiplomats2Minister of Foreign Affairs Ali Sabry met the Colombo-based Ambassadors and High Commissioners on Monday 15 August, 2022 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a briefing on current developments ahead of the 51st session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. Attorney General Sanjay Rajaratnam, Foreign Secretary Aruni Wijewardane and Finance Secretary Mahinda Siriwardana also contributed to the briefing.

Media Release - Foreign Secretary Aruni Wijewardane attends the 55th ASEAN Day Celebrations in Colombo

AseanDaySecretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Aruni Wijewardane was the Chief Guest at the 55th ASEAN Day on 8 August, 2022 at the Indonesian Embassy in Colombo. The event was hosted by, Ambassador of Indonesia, Dewi Gustina Tobing, and the Heads of Mission of the four other ASEAN Member States in Colombo, High Commissioner of Malaysia, Tan Yang Thai, Ambassador of Myanmar, Han Thu, Ambassador of Thailand, Poj Harnpol, and Ambassador of Vietnam, Ho Thi Thanh Truc.

Government Notification – Presidential Elections

Gazette 21072022Notice in Terms of Section 17

I, Dhammika Sasanayake, Secretary-General of Parliament, do hereby notify in terms of Section 17 of the Presidential Elections (Special Provisions) Act No. 2 of 1981 that the Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Member of Parliament, has been declared elected by Parliament on Wednesday, the 20th of July 2022 as the Eighth Executive President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in terms of Section 11 of the aforesaid Act.