Last update:Fri, 10 Jul 2020

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.

Media Release - Presentation of State Literary Awards and Felicitation Ceremony for Mr. Neville Perera in Sri Lanka Embassy in Germany

Perera1 webThe State Literary Awards in Sri Lanka for the year 2012 were recently held at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo, where many writers won awards for their contributions. The Best Children's Literature Award in English was won by Mr. Neville Perera for his book 'Kitty and the Bell Necklace'.

Hon. Consulate of Sri Lanka in Bremen celebrates 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Germany

Bremen1 webThe Hon. Consul of Sri Lanka for Bremen Mr. Thomas Kriwat and H.E. the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Germany organized an event to celebrate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic Relations between Sri Lanka and Germany at the Kunsthalle Bremen, a renowned art museum in Bremen. A large number of Germans, Sri Lankan expatriates, Bremen Business community, students, the staff of the Jakobs University and the Embassy staff participated in the event.

11th South Asia Day at the University of Hamburg, Germany

The University of Hamburg in collaboration with Sri Lanka Association in Hamburg organized the 11th South Asia Day at the University. This is the 11th successive year the university organized the event focussing on South Asia. Sri Lanka became partner country with the university for this year as Sri Lanka and Germany celebrating the 60th anniversary of their diplomatic relations.