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Media Release - Foreign Minister Peiris to visit Singapore for bilateral visit and attend the Asia Security Summit

ForminSealMinister of Foreign Affairs Prof. G.L. Peiris will travel to Singapore for a bilateral visit from 8-9 June 2022, on the invitation of his counterpart, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Singapore Vivian Balakrishnan. During his visit, Minister Peiris will hold bilateral discussions with Foreign Minister Balakrishnan and meetings with the Minister for Finance Lawrence Wong, Minister for Law and Minister for Home Affairs K Shanmugam and other senior officials.

Media Release - Minister of Foreign Affairs Prof. Peiris addresses Colombo based Diplomatic Corps on the present situation in Sri Lanka

PeirisDiplomatsThe Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof. G. L. Peiris briefed the Colombo based Diplomatic corps on 2 June, 2022 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. During his address, Foreign Minister Prof. Peiris outlined the prevailing situation in Sri Lanka and the challenges encountered by the Government which included pressing issues such as shortage of fuel, gas, essential pharmaceutical products and power cuts.

Media Release - New Foreign Secretary Aruni Wijewardane assumes duties

WijewardaneOfficeThe new Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Aruni Wijewardane assumed duties at the Foreign Ministry on 23 May, 2022. She was appointed as the Secretary with effect from 20 May, 2022.

Aruni Wijewardane appointed Foreign Secretary

ForminSealMs. Aruni Wijewardane has been appointed as Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with effect from 20th May 2022. She will assume duties at the Ministry on 23rd May 2022.

Media Release - Sri Lanka Missions abroad generate Rs.3,221 million in the year 2021

ForminSealThe attention of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is drawn to a news article published on 20 May 2022 on expenses pertaining to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.