Category Archives: Mission Activities

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.

Philippine celebrity artists, Dionne Monsanto & Bernadette Allyson, inaugurated Sri Lanka Pavilion at World Travel Expo 2017, Philippines


Sri Lanka Embassy in Manila with the support of the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB), participated at the “World Travel Expo 2017”, a 3-day promotional event held from 6th to 8th October 2017 at the SMX Convention Centre in Manila, Philippines.

Two Sri Lankan communication icons to be honored at the 25th Annual Conference of the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC), Manila, the Philippines


Two Asian communication icons Shelton Dhavalasri Gunaratne, a former Sri Lankan journalist who is now professor emeritus of Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) and Wijayananda Jayaweera, a Sri Lankan broadcaster who spent a lifetime developing community broadcasting in Asia up to the end of his distinguished career as UNESCO Director of Communication and the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC), will be awarded the highest honors in the field of communication in Asia by the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC) on 27 September 2017 at Miriam College, Quezon City, Philippines.