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Media Release – Sri Lankan Ambassador visits Saxonia with Diplomatic Corps

PresidentVisitPressRelease1On 3rd September 2012, the Diplomatic Corps of Ambassadors and heads of Missions accredited in the Federal Republic of Germany traveled to the Free State of Saxonia on invitation of the German Federal President, H.E. Mr. Joachim Gauck. The diplomats were welcomed by the Federal President at the airport in Berlin and then traveled to Saxonia, where they visited the EADS aircraft factory in Dresden. Later they took a guided tour through the city of Dresden including the re-constructed Women's Church. In the afternoon, the diplomats took a cruise ship on the Elbe River to Meissen and visited the Saxonian State Vinery at Schloss Wackerbarth. This is the first interaction the newly elected President of the Federal Republic of Germany, H.E. Mr. Joachim Gauck, had with the Diplomatic Corps accredited in Germany.


Media Release - Ambassador Sarrath Kongahage Chief Guest at the Cricket Tournament of the Veterans Cricket Club in Bonn

IMG 0475 SiteThe Veterans Cricket Club in Bonn, Germany, which is one of the oldest Sports Clubs among the Sri Lankan community in Germany, organized a Soft Ball and Hard Ball Cricket Tournament between several Sri Lankan Clubs and community groups across the landscape of the Federal Republic of Germany. The matches were played on 25th August 2012 at the American base ground in Bonn The Chief Guest of the event was H.E. the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Germany, Mr. Sarrath Kongahage, while the Consul General for Frankfurt, Mr. Pradeep Jayawardene, was the guest of honour.

Media Release - Participation of Sri Lanka Embassy in Germany in the Open Day of the Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development on 19th August 2012.

BMZ2012Int2On 19th August 2012, the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) of Germany opened its doors to the German public for an ''Open Day'' under the slogan of '' Developers of the Future'' in order to provide an opportunity to the German public to obtain comprehensive information in both the bilateral relations of Germany with the partner countries and the cultural specifics, typical characteristics and economical & tourism aspects of the partner countries.

Sri Lanka's renewable energy in focus at Switzerland investor forum

colomboThe first Swiss-Sri Lankan Business and Investment Forum titled "Sri Lanka - A land of a thousand and one opportunities" was held on 11th - 12th June 2012 in Zurich and Geneva. It was organized by the Sri Lanka Embassy to Switzerland resident in Berlin, Germany, Swiss-Asian Chamber of Commerce, Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services and Business Network Switzerland with the support of Holcim Ltd. of Holcim Group and Credit Suisse. The successful forum attracted over 130 interested delegates and was jointly headed by H. E. The Ambassador Sarrath Kongahage and Consul General Pradip Jayewardene. Hon. Gamini Lokuge, Minister of Labour who was visiting Geneva, Mr. Mark Dengel, Chairman of Sri Lanka Committee of Swiss Asia Chamber of Commerce, members of the Chamber and officials from Sri Lanka participated in the forum.