On 04th December 2019, Ambassador Shobini Gunasekera presented credentials to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte of the Republic of the Philippines at the Malacañan Palace in Manila accrediting her as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sri Lanka to the Philippines.
Minister Dinesh Gunawardena calls on Foreign Ministry Officials to rise to new challenges Minister of Foreign Relations Dinesh Gunawardena assumed duties at the Foreign Ministry on Monday 25 November 2019. Minister Gunawardena was received by Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha and other senior officials upon his arrival at the Ministry. Following religious observances, the Minister officially […]
Former President and the leader of Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today (21). The swearing in ceremony was attended by former President Maithripala Sirisena, former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, former Ministers and several other dignitaries.
Ambassador-designate of Sri Lanka to the Philippines Mrs. Shobini Gunasekera assumes duties Ambassador-designate of Sri Lanka to the Republic of the Philippines, Mrs. Shobini Gunasekera assumedthe Embassy of Sri Lanka in Manila on 4th September 2019. In keeping with the tradition, the Ambassador-designate, first participated in religious observances which was followed by the lighting of […]
Ceremonial Commencement of Work for the Year 2020 by the Staff of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Manila
The ceremonial commencement of work for the year 2020 was held at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Manila on the first working day of the year. Following the given agenda, the oath/ affirmation of the public service was read by the Staff.
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Manila celebrated Christmas at the Sri Lanka Residence on 21st December 2019 focusing on the theme of communal harmony depicting the multi-cultural, multi-ethnic and multi-religious nature of the country.
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Manila participated at the International Bazaar 2019 held on 24 November 2019 at the PICC Forums 1-3, CCP Complex, Pasay City, Philippines.
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Manila, in cooperation with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, participated at the World Travel Expo from 25-27 October 2019 at the SMX Convention Center-Manila, Pasay City, Philippines. World Travel Expo 2019 was formally inaugurated with the ribbon-cutting and opening ceremony attended by Hon. Joey Calixto Isidro, Councilor of […]
A 15-member delegation from the Sri Lanka-Philippine Business Council (SLPBC) led by its President Mr. Ravi De Silva, with the patronage of Mr. Hugh Sriyal Dissanayke, Honorary Consul of Philippines to Sri Lanka, visited Manila from 21st to 22nd October 2019. During a very prospective business interaction session organized by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce […]
The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), in coordination with the Sri Lankan embassy, recently organized a business forum and business matching with a 16-man delegation from the Sri Lanka Philippines Business Council (SLPBC) at the PCCI headquarters in Taguig City.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with Resident Ambassador-Designate of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the Philippines Shobini Gunasekera, who presented her credentials to the President at the Malacañan Palace on December 4, 2019, Published by Presidential Communications Operations OfficeRead more
SECRETARY LOCSIN RECEIVES SRI LANKAN AMBASSADOR-DESIGNATE: Published by Department of Foreign Affairs, 25 October 2019
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin Jr. received Ambassador-designate Shobini Gunasekera of Sri Lanka, in a courtesy call held at the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on 25 October 2019.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday conferred the Order of Sikatuna on outgoing Sri Lankan Ambassador to the Philippines Aruni Ranaraja during a Palace farewell call.
Friends and family of late sports analyst Ronnie Nathanielsz gathered for his book launch at Glorietta National Book Store on Saturday. Nathanielsz wrote the book, titled “My Reflections on 50 years in the Philippines,” within a span of 7 years before his death in 2016. He was born in Sri Lanka and was granted Filipino […]