Ambassador Shobini Gunasekera met with Atty. Carmelo L. Arcilla, Executive Director of the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) of the Philippines, on 26th April 2022, to discuss the resumption of talks to conclude the Bilateral Air Services Agreement between Sri Lanka … Read more “Revival of talks for the Air Services Agreement between Sri Lanka and the Philippines”

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With the view of strengthening ties with the Philippines in promoting mutually-beneficial investments, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Philippine Shobini Gunasekera, together with Embassy officials, paid a courtesy call on the Director General of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority … Read more “Fostering collaboration in bilateral investments promotion: Courtesy call on the Director General of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority”

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Upon the invitation of the Department of Tourism-Philippines, Ambassador Shobini Gunasekera and Embassy officials participated at 2022 World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Summit on 20-22 April 2022. The hybrid event gathered 1,200 local and foreign delegates, including the world’s … Read more ““Rediscovering Travel”- Embassy of Sri Lanka in Manila participated at the WTTC Global Summit 2022”

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As per the health guidelines issued on 18th April 2022 by the Director General of Health Services, fully Vaccinated travellers do not need to take pre-boarding and on arrival ( day 01) Covid-19 test (PCR or Rapid Antigen test) before … Read more “Landing Requirements to Sri Lanka for Tourists/Foreign Passport Holders/Sri Lankans”

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Currently Sri Lanka is facing social, economic and financial distress creating hardships to its people due to the long lasting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, global political imbalances and macroeconomic imbalances of the country. Although the authorities are taking measures

Read more “Message to Sri Lankans living abroad from Dr. P Nandalal Weerasinghe, Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka”
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Upon the invitation of the National Association of Independent Travel Agencies (NAITAS), Ambassador of Sri Lanka Shobini Gunasekera participated as one of the guest speakers at the first General Membership and Business Meeting (GMBM) of the travel association for 2022

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Dr. Nihal Amerasinghe, a Sri Lankan and a Distinguished Fellow and Professor of the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Shobini Gunasekera on 29th March 2022 and gifted two books he has written titled: “Design, … Read more “Donation of Books by a Sri Lankan Distinguished Fellow and Professor of the Asian Institute Management”

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The Department of the Foreign Affairs – Technical Cooperation Council of the Philippines (DFA-TCCP), in cooperation with the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) and the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Manila, has initiated a virtual training program on … Read more “Enhancing Collaboration between Sri Lanka and the Philippines through Technical Cooperation – Training of Trainers on Rice Integrated Crop Management (PalayCheck)”

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