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Sri Lanka participates at ITB 2014 in Berlin

ITB1Sri Lanka has been again represented prominently at the ITB Berlin, the world's leading travel trade show taking place every year in the German capital. More than 174,000 visitors, among them 114,000 trade visitors, and 11,000 represented companies including tour operators, booking engines, destinations, airlines, hotels and car rental companies from 189 countries participated in the ITB. The ITB Berlin enjoys worldwide media recognition and offers comprehensive support for all marketing questions of exhibitors. In addition, the world's largest tourism convention ITB Berlin Convention provides unique opportunities to benefit from the leading think tanks of the global tourism industry.


Mayor Office of Glienicke/Nordbahn of Berlin, Germany hoisting the Flag of Sri Lanka on the 66th Independence Day of Sri Lanka

Glienicke3 webDr. Hans Gunther Oberlack, Mayor of Glienicke/Nordbahn, a residential area north of Berlin, Germany, has organized a ceremony to celebrate the 66th independence day of Sri Lanka in the town hall. H.E. the Ambassador of Sri Lanka for Germany, staff of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Berlin and the Sri Lankan community living in Glienicke/Nordbahn were invited for the celebration.

Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka for Rhineland-Palatinate Celebrates 60 Years of Diplomatic Relations between Sri Lanka and Germany - Highlighting Commercial Relations

Bodenheim1 webThe Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka for Rhineland-Palatinate, Mr. Nihal S. Samarasinha, organised an event to celebrate 60 Years of Diplomatic Relations between Sri Lanka and Germany and the 66th Independence Day of Sri Lanka with a reception and commercial exhibition organised in cooperation with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Berlin. The Honorary Consul presided over the event. The Sri Lankan Ambassador, H.E. Sarrath Kongahage, and the Mayor of Mainz-Bodenheim, Mr. Thomas Becker-Theilig, were the guests of honour on the occasion. More than 450 persons including Sri Lankan expatriates and business personalities attended the event.

Ambassador Sarrath Kongahage invites Investors from Europe to Sri Lanka – New Year reception of Diplomatic Council in Frankfurt, Germany

DiplomaticCouncil1 webThe Diplomatic Council with headquarters in The Hague / Netherlands held a New Year reception for 2014. More than 450 guests including ambassadors and diplomats from Antigua-Babuda, Ghana, Great Britain, India, Japan, Malta, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia and leading personalities from the German business community were present.

Bavarian Leather Trousers from Sri Lanka

GomesLeather trousers from Sri Lanka: Yes, that's possible. A Bavarian producer has moved his production to the island in the Indian Ocean. The Bavarian Finance State Secretary Albert Füracker informed about this result of globalization in Munich. The occasion was one of Germany-wide several receptions on occasion of the diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Germany existing for 60 years. As representative of his home country, the artist Jayantha Gomes living in Calw was present.