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Vesak Day Celebrations at the Embassy

P1050741With the intention of reaching out to the German Buddhist community, the Embassy of Sri Lanka organized a ‘Vesak day’ programme on Friday 27th May 2016 at the Embassy premises, giving emphasis to the teachings of the Lord Buddha.

Ambassador of Sri Lanka visits Department of Textile and Clothing Technology

University of Applied Sciences Niederrhein 380Mönchengladbach, 11 May. The Ambassador of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Karunatilaka Amunugama has now visited the Department of Textile and Clothing Technology at the University of Applied Sciences of Niederrhein. The two-hour meeting in Mönchengladbach focused on opportunities for cooperation between the biggest European department of textile and clothing technology and the island nation 200 km to the east of the southern tip of the Indian subcontinent.

Sinhala and Tamil New Year Celebrations

SinhalaTamilNewYear2016The Embassy of Sri Lanka together with the Sri Lankan Associations based in Berlin organized the Sinhala and Tamil New Year Festival on Saturday 16th April 2016 at the Embassy premises. A large gathering of Sri Lankans and Germans participated at this auspicious occasion.

Germany to support Sri Lanka's Agriculture

GFFA1The Sri Lankan Minister of Agriculture Duminda Dissanayke had fruitful discussions with his German counterpart, Federal Minister for Food and Agriculture Christian Schmidt when both met at the Federal Ministry for Food and Agriculture in Berlin on 20th January 2016. Both Ministers agreed on a better cooperation to increase bilateral trade in agricultural products and support the agricultural sector in Sri Lanka. In detail, they discussed the transfer of German expertise and know-how in developing potato seed production system in Sri Lanka, assistance in development of farm machinery for small farm holders, the establishment of paddy, vegetable, fruits seed processing facilities and storage and processing of fruits, vegetables, spices and grains for export.