Last update:Wed, 10 Aug 2022

Minister of Ports and Shipping Sagala Ratnayaka attends the 4th German – Asian Business Dialogue

BusDialog1The 4th German – Asian Business Dialogue was held on 5 June 2019 at the Alliance Forum in Berlin. Chief of Staff of the Prime Minister and Minister of Ports and Shipping Sagala Ratnayaka, attended the Dialogue as a special guest and was a panellist at the Minister’s Dialogue on ‘Building Bridges between Europe and Asia: Chances and Challenges of Free Trade in a Changing World’.

Sri Lanka participates at the Transport Logistics Fair 2019 in Munich, 4-7 June 2019

Translog1The Export Development Board of Sri Lanka (EDB), in coordination with the delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka (AHK Sri Lanka), Sri Lanka Embassy in Berlin and the Sri Lanka Consulate in Frankfurt, organized a pavilion at the Transport Logistics Fair 2019, one of the most significant industry platforms in Germany for logistics and transport. The pavilion showcased the expertise of Sri Lanka in efficient cargo handling and its further potential as a logistics hub.

Parliamentary delegation from Sri Lanka visits Germany

ParlDel1A Parliamentary delegation from Sri Lanka, headed by Hon. Kumara Welgama, undertook a visit to Germany from 2-9 June 2019 on an invitation extended by the German-South Asia Parliamentary Friendship Group. The delegation was comprised of Hon. Members of Parliament Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena, Sunil Hadunnetti, S.M. Marikkar, Wijepala Hettiarachchi, Shanthi Sriskandarasa and Assistant Director /Administration of the Sri Lanka Parliament Janakantha Silva.

Embassy of Sri Lanka gifts two Buddha statues to the Embassy of Cambodia in Berlin

Buddhastatuen1The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Berlin gifted two Buddha statues to the Embassy of Cambodia in Berlin, upon a request made by the Cambodian Ambassador. Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi, Ambassador, officially handed over the Buddha statues to Ambassador Sopharath Touch, on 7 June 2019 at the Embassy premises. This meritorious act was assisted by Air Chief Marshal Kapila Jayampathy (Rtd).

Sri Lanka Embassy in Berlin hosts Iftar

DSC 0010Emphasizing the importance of promoting inter-faith harmony, with the participation of the Sri Lankan community and representatives from the Sri Lanka Associations in Berlin, the Embassy of Sri Lanka hosted an Iftar for the second consecutive year on Thursday, 30 May 2019 in the Embassy premises. The Ambassadors of Bangladesh, Maldives and Egypt also graced the event.