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Embassy of Sri Lanka in Berlin Celebrates the 72nd Anniversary of the Independence of Sri Lanka

ND001The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Berlin celebrated the 72nd anniversary of the Independence Day on 4th February with the Flag hoisting ceremony held at the Embassy premises. On 7th February, the Embassy organized an event for the Sri Lankan community in Germany at the City Hall in Lichtenrade.

ND002The proceedings commenced with the singing of the National Anthems of both Sri Lanka and Germany by the children of the staff members and the Sri Lankans living in Germany. In honour of all the patriots who sacrificed their lives to preserve and protect the freedom, unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Sri Lanka, a two-minute silence was observed. With the view to invoke blessings upon Sri Lanka and its people, multi-faith religious observances were conducted by Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic and Christian clergy. Excerpts from the Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour of the President and the Independence Day messages of the Prime Minister and the Minister of Foreign Relations were read in Sinhala and Tamil.

ND 1Addressing the gathering, Charge d’ Affaires a.i Ahamed Razee referred the speech of the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Independence Day celebration and emphasized that the prime objective of all Sri Lankans should be to collectively commit to achieve the true meaning of the freedom obtained, with a new vision and renewed vigour.

ND 2Further, Charge d Affaires highlighted that all Sri Lankans living in a foreign soil have a bigger role to play in the development of Sri Lanka. He also appreciated the Sri Lankan community for their support in the endeavours of the Embassy and expressed confidence in further strengthening this collaboration towards the efforts carried out by the Government of Sri Lanka in building a prosperous nation.

ND 2AHead of the South Asia Division of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany Sabine Seidler, congratulated Sri Lanka on the 72nd anniversary of the Independence and assured cooperation of Germany to further strengthen relations between the two countries which is characterized by goodwill, mutual respect and understanding.

ND 3The cultural troop of the Sri Lanka Army performed at the event adding more colour and glamour to the evening. The celebrations concluded with traditional Sri Lankan cuisine.

ND 4Embassy of Sri Lanka


Call for Quotation - ITB 2020

SriLankaITBThe Embassy of Sri Lanka in Berlin is in the process of finalizing arrangements for the participation of ITB 2020.
In view of that, the Embassy would appreciate to receive quotation for the following.

1. Catering for the Opening ceremony

2. Photography and Video

3. Vehicles

1. Calling of Quotation for Catering - ITB 2020

Menu should include ;
- Kiribath with Lunumiris , Kattasambal, Seeni sambal (For 170 persons)
- Sri Lankan sweets - 02 varieties ( Konda kewum, Kokis, etc. )

2. Calling of Quotation for Photography and Video - ITB 2020

To cover all the event to be held from 04th to 08th March 2020 at the Sri Lankan Pavilion connected with Sri Lanka´s participation at ITB at Messe, Berlin

3. Calling of Quotations for Vehicles - ITB 2020

1 van ( 07 seater) from 03rd to 8th March for ITB related works, including transportation of promotional materials etc.

Deadline for the submission of quotation - 28.02.2020
Quotations to be submitted addressed to :-
C d´A a.i.
Sri Lanka Embassy in Berlin
Niklasstr 19
14163 Berlin.

Casual Staff for the Pavilion of Sri Lanka during “Internationale Tourismus Börse” (ITB) 2020

SriLankaITBSri Lanka will be represented by the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau at the ITB 2020 which will be held from 04th to 8th March 2020 at Messe Berlin GmbH, Messedamm 22, 14055 Berlin. In view of this Sri Lanka Embassy in Berlin is looking for qualified and motivated young applicants with Sri Lankan background to support in the pavilion of Sri Lanka. The identified candidates are expected to assist the Embassy and Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau in receiving the guests to the booth, providing information on tourist attractions, preparation of tea for the visitors, assisting VIPs, directing inquiries to the officers of SLTPB and carry out any other duties assigned related to the event.

Flag Hoisting at the Embassy on Occasion of the 72nd Independence Day

Flag Hoisting2On occasion of the 72nd Independence Day of Sri Lanka, the staff members of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Berlin came together to witness the hoisting of the National Flag and sing the National Anthem. Two minutes of silence were observed for the national heroes, who gave their lives for the motherland

Flag Hoisting3

Calling of Quotations - Heavy Baggage 13.01.2020 and 10.01.2019

ContainerQuotations called for 40-feet container, 07.01.2020

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Berlin is hereby calling quotations from the forwarding companies for the heavy baggage of one of the Home Based officers of this Embassy, to be transported from his residence in Berlin-Zehlendorf to the port of Colombo, Sri Lanka. The quotation should include charges in relation to packing, insurance and transportation of the heavy baggage for a 40 feet container.