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Media Release - Ambassdor Sarrath Kongahage participates at the Launch of new Brand Electric Car of BMW in Berlin

photo1BMW WebH.E. the Ambassador Sarrath Kongahage was present at the launch of a new brand electric car of BMW I3 in Berlin. The new brand I3 will be BMW's zero emission car and is expected to go into mass production in 2013. BMW announced that the electric car will have "REX" range extender option. The car manufacturer would also develop a lightweight eco-friendly urban electric car designed to address the mobility and sustainability need for people living in mega-cities.


Media Release - Ambassdor Sarrath Kongahage briefs Mr. Dieter Fritsche, State Secretary of Federal Republic of Gemany.

photo webH.E. the Ambassador Sarrath Kongahage met with Mr. Dieter Fritsche, State Secretary of Interior Ministry of Federal Republic of Germany, at the Federal Ministry of Interior on 24.10.2012.

During the meeting, the Ambassador stated that Sri Lanka enjoys its third year of peace and stability after the defeat of terrorism, and significant progress has been accomplished with regard to the rehabilitation, reconciliation and the resettlement programme in the North and East Provinces.

Ambassador’s Reception of the Diplomatic Council

DCWEBSITE1A two-parts programme had been organized for the approximately 50 guests of the "Ambassador's Reception", for which the Diplomatic Council had invited on 18th August. Host was the Ambassador of Sri Lanka, H.E. Upali Sarrath Kongahage, the President of the Council. In the afternoon, the participating businessmen and Excellencies were informed about the political situation and economic development in Sri Lanka in the representation of the Asia state. In the evening, the guests met for a gala reception in the residency of the Sri Lankan Ambassador. In front of all guests, H.E. Upali Sarrath Kongahage was named Honorary Member of the Elephant's Club e.V.


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.