Category Archives: Mission Activities

Sri Lanka participated at the Baguio Creative City Project under UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN)


The formation of the UCCN revolves around the basic premise of the United Nations about cities as catalysts of the creative economy where art and cultural practices generate livelihoods, an ideas extended and solidified through Sustainable Development Goal 11: Making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. UCCN aims to be a collaborative platform where cities with creative industries can share best practices, built in each other’s capacities and find ways for mutual cooperation in the presence of developmental challenges.

“Destination Sri Lanka” showcased at the 25th PTAA Travel and Tour Expo 2018 – Manila, Philippines


Sri Lanka Embassy in Manila with the support of Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB), participated at the 25th Philippine Travel Agencies Association Travel and Tour Expo 2018 from 09th to 11th February 2018 at the SMX Convention Center in Manila.

Celebration of 70 years of Sri Lanka’s Independence in Manila


Sri Lanka’s 70th National Independence Day was celebrated in Manila on Sunday 4 February joined by the Sri Lankan community in the Philippines and friends of Sri Lanka at the Sri Lanka Residence.

“Learn from Yesterday, Live for Today, Hope for Tomorrow”


A simple ceremonial commencement of work was held at the Chancery on Tuesday, 2nd January being the first working day for the year 2018 at the Sri Lanka Embassy in Manila.

“Sri Lanka Culinary Delights” at the Taste of the World at Adamson


Sri Lanka Embassy in Manila participated at the “Taste of the World at Adamson”, organized by Adamson University of the Philippines on 06th December 2017 in Manila.

Showcasing the rich culinary heritage of Sri Lanka, Embassy prepared splendid Sri Lankan dishes for the thousands of students who are studying at the Adamson University.

A Taste of “Ceylon Tea” in Manila


The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Manila showcased “Ceylon Teas” at the 51st International Bazaar on 26th November 2017, at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC).

Strengthening Cooperation in Agricultural Sector with the Philippines


Sri Lankan Ambassador to the Philippines, Mrs. Aruni Ranaraja, paid a courtesy call to Hon. Emmanuel Piñol, Secretary (Minister), Department of Agriculture, Philippines on 26th October 2017 at the Department of Agriculture in Manila.

“Gifting of Samadhi Buddha Statue to the Wisdom Park in Philippines”


Hon. Gamini Jayawickrama Perera, Minister of Buddha Sasana and Minister of Sustainable Development and Wildlife of Sri Lanka, gifted a Samadhi Buddha Statue to the Universal Wisdom Foundation, Inc. (UWFI) as a token of goodwill to the friendly people of Philippines to promote loving kindness and peace through Buddhist principles and practices.

Sri Lanka agreed to intensify fruitful partnership with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)


Sri Lanka and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), which has a long history of fruitful partnerships in rice and rice based farming systems, research and training agreed to establish a host country IRRI Center in Sri Lanka.

Dr. Ambawatte assumed duties at the CPSC as the GB-Engaged Faculty Consultant


Staff of the Sri Lanka Embassy in Manila warmly welcomes Dr. H. Chithral Ambawatte as the new Governing Board-Engaged Faculty Consultant to the Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC) and Mr. Chamila Indika Yaddehige, for the Professional Internship Program for International Experience (PIPIE) of CPSC.