Last update:Wed, 26 Feb 2020

Embassy patronized the Kathina Festival held at Frohnau Buddhist Temple in Berlin

Marking another step towards to bring Buddhism closer to German nationals and to the new generations of the expatriates in Germany, Embassy of Sri Lanka in Berlin patronized the Katina Festival held at the Buddhist House in Frohnau, Berlin on 16th October 2016 by inviting the resident Buddhist monk Ven. Kongaspitiye Shantharakkhitha Thero to spend Vas period in the temple and engage in religious observances.

Sri Lanka appoints reputed businessman as the Honorary Consul to Southern part of Lower Saxony based in Hannover

DSC05953Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Germany, Karunatilaka Amunugama on behalf of Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka,handed over the letter of Commission to Mr. Claus Holtmann as the Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka with the jurisdiction of Southern part of Lower Saxony(South of the administrative districts of Diepholz, Verden, Rotenburg (Wumme) and Harburg), based in Hannover on Wednesday, 13th of July 2016at the Sri Lanka Embassy in Berlin.

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.